Webinar | Strengthening Women-Led Rural Microenterprises Amid COVID and Beyond

LEAD’s webinar series on supporting women-led rural microenterprises through the COVID crisis concluded on July 23. A collaboration with The World Bank and the Ministry of Rural Development, the final part of the series discussed solutions for improving the convergence of policies and programs in order to strengthen capabilities, access to institutional finance, and market linkages for women-led enterprises. 

The webinar featured an eminent panel of experts comprising Smt. Alka Upadhyay (Additional Secretary, MoRD), Jayshree Vyas (Managing Director, SEWA Bank), Vaishali Nigam Sinha (Chairperson, CII National Committee on Women Empowerment), Deepthi Ravula (CEO, WE Hub), Rolf Behrndt (Manager, IFC-World Bank Group), and Subhalakshmi Nandi (Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) with Dr. V Anantha Nageswaran (Member (Part-time), EAC-PM) moderating the discussion. Watch the webinar here