Women’s Day: Influential Women of Bhopal speak about Financial Literacy


On the eve of World Women’s Day Bhopal based S.pace, a co-working area and incubation centre, organised a panel discussion. The panel consisted of women achievers from various fields had a discussion on “Importance of financial literacy”.

The conference saw speakers as : Bhakti Sharma, Sarpanch , Barkhedi Abdulla, Mudra Keswani, Food Blogger and Umang Shridhar, Founder Khadigi and . These women discussed their struggles and stories.

The speakers talked about various government schemes and financial support available to women for starting a business and the ways to approach or apply for such schemes. Through their own stories they were able to explain how they successfully managed their finances for their ventures.

Mudra Keswani famed The Super Chatori shared her story of how she quit her dream job for her passion for blogging and how she became one of the most successful blogger and social media influencer while Bhakti Sharma who returned from America and decided to work as Sarpanch in a small village Barkhedi Abdulla in Madhya Pradesh. explained about the conditions in village and how we as humans can improve that.  Umang shared her experience and struggles she has faced in fashion industry.

The speakers opined that the women in India are now the new face of technology, innovation and power. They have fought against the gender- biases to make their mark even in inherently male dominated fields.

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