Call for Applications:* Calling Women Entrepreneurs to join the Maharashtra Women’s Economic Empowerment Program

About the program:* Women Entrepreneurship Cell (WEC) of the _*Maharashtra State Innovation Society(MSInS)*_, under the Department of Skill Development, Employment and Entrepreneurship has collaborated with the _*US Consulate General*_, Mumbai, _*Startup Nexus*_ and _*Alliance For Commercialization and Innovation Research (ACIR)*_ to design and conduct a program to enhance the entrepreneurial and managerial skills of women leading early-stage ventures across the _*36 districts of Maharashtra*_ by coaching them in hard and soft entrepreneurial skills, training, and creating a local women’s network to provide continuous peer support after the end of the program. The program aims to support women entrepreneurs to transform their startups into sustainable business ventures.
*Eligibility Criteria:* 
-Only women entrepreneurs are eligible to apply
-Applicants should be the founder or co-founder of an innovative venture/startup
-Applicants must be over 18 years of age
-Participants must have a working knowledge of English as all classes will be in English
-Applicants must have Indian nationality and should be a resident of Maharashtra 
-Fully sponsored by Maharashtra State Innovation Society
-Top 6 finalists to be incubated at the leading _*Nexus Incubation Program*_ 



-Helps to build a strong local network
-Mentorship sessions by top women entrepreneurs
-Fostering collaborations and peer-to-peer learning
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