The Rise of Women Entrepreneurship

Be it in ecommerce, education, investing, travel, fashion, retail, fitness, hiring, and anything and everything under the sun, Women Entrepreneurs are proceeding with enthusiasm to change the world around them, make a difference with their ideas, seek solutions that have never been sought, fight diseases and social norms, run successful ventures and generate employment for many, and give rise to new sustainable ecosystems.

Talking about entrepreneurship, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Indian mythology, woman is an incarnation of Shakti – the Goddess of power. “We believe women empowerment is crucial to our development,” Modi said.

Each of them is scripting her own success story in today’s new age world. Nearing the occasion of Women’s Day, Headstart's Startup Saturday Ahmedabad brings to you the journeys of some of these dynamic Indian women, who have set benchmarks in their chosen fields.

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Ms. Meena Kaviya, MD, Ayma Creations Pvt. Ltd. & Chairperson, Textile Committee, GCCI

Ms. Meena Kaviya has 14 years of experience as an Entrepreneur with 1 year of Tenure as Chairperson of Women’s Wing in Gujarat Chamber of Commerce. Serving as a Board of Member looking Industrial policy in Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Her company, Ayma Creations has a manufacturing capacity of 40000 pcs shirt per month with the turn over of over 10 crore.

The Book “Small Big Bang” covers story of her career spaning 14 years. This is amongst 30 die hard entrepreneurs across India . This is book is compiled and writted by Students of IIM on the people having potential to grow real big and act as an inspiration to many others. She also received the award for exports as a women entrepreneur 2015 from government of Gujarat.

Ms. Ratna Jani, Founder, Pink Butterfly & Chairperson, Youth Wing, GCCI

A Bio-Medical Technologist who had been associated with WHO and World Bank funded projects and an avid Entrepreneur, Ratna Jani has come a long way.

A Social Entrepreneur, serving Society for a cause. Ratna Jani spear-headed Health Projects for WHO and World Bank, working closely with HIV positive people nation-wide, including the states of Gujarat, Delhi, Haryana, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal to name a few.

Ventured into conceptualizing and organizing lifestyle events, as a part of an initiative to provide platform to Artisans, Start-ups and Small-scale entrepreneurs. Founder of ‘Pink Butterfly’ – the most elite Flea Market of the State, with the latest venture ALMIRAH – a luxury showcase.

This year, she is leading the Team of young and dynamic entrepreneurs at GCCI YW as the Chairperson of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Youth Wing.

Ms. Ruzan Khambatta, Founder, N' Wave Tech P. Ltd & Founder, Wajra O' Force Empowerment Foundation

Ruzan stands apart as successful Business Woman as well as IT entrepreneur who has a strong business acumen and practices business innovation with lots of awards to her credit. Ruzan is a regularly sought after management and motivational speaker. Ruzan Khambatta is a firm believer of women empowerment and mentors lot of entrepreneur.

A believer in working at the grass root level. She’s a woman who always wants to innovate and experiment - unconstrained by convention. In spite of Ruzan being formally graduated in biochemistry and done post graduation in life sciences, she has beaten a path to the higher echelons of the IT industry in Gujarat at a very young age. Her company is creating applications using Augmented Reality. It has been called the future of e-governance, social mobile networking, experiential marketing and entertainment.


Ms. Meena Kaviya


MD, Ayma Creations Pvt. Ltd. & Chairperson, Textile Committee, GCCI


Ms. Ruzan Khambatta


Founder, N' Wave Tech P. Ltd & Founder, Wajra O' Force Empowerment Foundation


Ms. Ratna Jani


Founder, Pink Butterfly & Chairperson, Youth Wing, GCCI


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Event Details

10 Mar, 2018
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
CIIE.CO Ahmedabad
IIM A New Campus
Nr Vastrapur
Ahmedabad - 380046

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