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Technology empowerment is a major challenge faced by women entrepreneurs in India
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Technology empowerment is a major challenge faced by women entrepreneurs in India

The pandemic has facilitated a lot of people to turn entrepreneurs, including women, who are already making their presence felt as successful and innovative disruptors. However, they are faced with double the challenges than their male counterparts. And while there is an increasing number of industry bodies, banks, NGOs, and women empowerment councils that are working towards enabling and encouraging women entrepreneurs, the help is generally limited to providing them better access to funding, networking, and mentorship for business skills. However, there is little support for women entrepreneurs when it comes to digital literacy and technology adoption.Even as businesses and supporting infrastructure are increasingly adopting digitisation, smaller entrepreneurs, especially women, continue...