TiE Global opens entries for its project AIRSWEEE
An opportunity for young women from India to learn from American and Indian women entrepreneurs
Coimbatore, January 04, 2016: TiE Global is hosting a three day free workshop for its recently launched project AIRSWEEE (All-‐India Road Show on Women’s Economic Empowerment through Entrepreneurship) to support value creation amongst aspiring young women in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in India. The work shop is funded by US Mission in India, US Department of State. Interested participants can log on to www.women.tie.org for registration starting today till January 27, 2017.
Under the project, TiE Global will conduct 5 workshops across 5 cities in India, which includes Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Warangal (Telangana), Jaipur (Rajasthan), Nagpur (Maharashtra) and Durgapur (West Bengal). The three-day workshop will kick-start from third week of February 2017 in Coimbatore & Warangal followed by other three cities in March 2017.
The program will enrol 25 aspiring women entrepreneurs in each city, selected through a rigorous screening process.
These 125 mentees will then be introduced to India and US based mentors, who will guide the participants on various aspects of entrepreneurship. After these workshops, 5 participants from each city will receive intensive mentoring for an additional 6 months to develop some of their ideas into sustainable businesses. All 125 participants will be invited to join TiE’s robust eco-‐system as members.
TiE Global is a not-‐for-‐profit organization with the mission of fostering entrepreneurship globally. TiE was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals and has since evolved into one of the largest global organization of its kind with nearly 14,00 members, including over 2,600 charter members in 60 affiliate chapters across 18 countries.
TiE’s stakeholder accomplish the mission of fostering entrepreneurship globally by providing mentorship based on the age old principle of transmitting and sharing knowledge from a Mentor to a Protégé/Mentee in a manner that has led to countless scalable cycles of value creation. Additionally, TiE provides networking, education, incubating, and funding opportunities to its members and stakeholders. (www.tie.org).