Ivanka Trump's Day 2 at GES Hyderabad LIVE: All you need to know

US President Donald Trump's daughter-cum-advisor Ivanka continued with her stress on more participation of women in businesses, calling it a "critical issue".
On the second day of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) being held in Hyderabad, US President Donald Trump's daughter-cum-advisor Ivanka continued with her stress on more participation of women in businesses, calling it a "critical issue".
Addressing a session titled 'We Can Do It' along with Telangana minister KT Rama Rao and ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, Trump said, "Technology offers tremendous opportunity to women and women entrepreneurs."
"One thing I would like to throw out there is that these aren't women's issues. We are half the population, so we need to start thinking about them as critical issues," she said.
WHAT HAS HAPPENED SO FAR AT GES HYDERABAD?
  1. Women need the 3Cs - Confidence, Capabilities and access to Capital.Also men must understand that women are their equals: Cherie Blair, wife of British PM Tony Blair at GES 2017
  2. Having equal gender representation is a financial positive to businesses today besides being a social responsibility: IvankaTrump
  3. There is no other country in the world other than India where 40% of the banking sector is headed by women: Chanda Kochhar,ICICI Bank MD and CEO
  4. On Tuesday, the eighth edition of the three-day international summit of entrepreneurs started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hardselling India and inviting investors from across the globe to invest in the country taking advantage of a friendly climate.
  5. "To my entrepreneur friends from across the globe, I would like to say: Come, Make in India, Invest in India - for India, and for the world. I invite each one of you to become a partner in India's growth story. And once again assure you of our whole-hearted support," Modi said in his inaugural speech.
  6. In her keynote address, Ivanka Trump said much remains to be done with regard to equitable laws for women in many developing as well as developed countries. "Today, we come together to celebrate what is happening here in India, what is happening in the United States - and all over the world: entrepreneurs are revolutionising our economies, and improving our societies," she said. "You are rewriting the rules."
  7. Ivanka also showered generous praise on Modi, terming his achievements as "truly extraordinary". "From your childhood selling tea to your election as India's Prime Minister, you've proven that transformational change is possible," she said. "And now, you are bringing that promise to hundreds of millions of people across your country. Thank you," she said.
  8. This year's summit is focused on a theme: Women First, Prosperity for All. Stressing on women's achievements in India, Modi said: "In Indian mythology, woman is an incarnation of Shakti - the Goddess of power. We believe women empowerment is vital to our development."
  9. The US State Department and other American agencies in partnership with NITI Aayog, India's think tank, are organising GES. The delegates include about 400 each from India and the US and the remaining from the rest of the world.
  10. This is the 8th GES which brings together entrepreneurs, investors and eco-system supporters for mentoring, networking and investment matchmaking. This is the first time that the event is being held in South Asia.

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