Women entrepreneurs to come forward in the field of information technology: FPCCI

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Islamabad
Riffat Malik,& Amin Ullah Baig Vice Presidents of FPCCI said that women business owners continue to face constraints to growth that puts them on an uneven playing field from their male counterparts. The acute social, economic, and security challenges, lack of access to professional networks and poor access to capital remain key obstacles to growth for women entrepreneurs in the country. Women-led businesses need to be supported to venture for export and flourishing domestic Trade. Economic development is not possible without the development of women. They were addressed to the participants of the International Conference on Pakistan Export Potentials-Women Led Business in Islamabad.
Riffat Malik Vice President of FPCCI emphasized that Women Entrepreneurs should enhance their skills in the IT sector, and find ways how they can promote their business. “Women entrepreneurs can earn substantial income from their business pitches on social media sitting at home, so it is important for women entrepreneurs to come forward in the field of information technology”, she said, adding that now it is the era of information technology and everything is moving online so without its use, development is not possible anymore. She further said that women entrepreneurs faced social, economic, and family irritants while running their businesses. She said despite this, women have a large number of successful business stories. She said that she has devoted herself to promoting women’s entrepreneurship and resolving the problems of women-led businesses domestic and also ventures for export in international markets.
Riffat Malik added that The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Industry and Commerce (FPCCI) is the premier organization supporting entrepreneurs and professionals peoples. “FPCCI want to ensure that the women work with confidence and equal rights along with men in every sector of the economy.” The apex trade body FPCCI advocated hiring women workforce in every industry & had been striving to promote entrepreneurship in the country by supporting women entrepreneurs. She stresses the role of women in social, economic, and political development and called on the Government & authorities concerned to take necessary measures for empowering women. so that women can play a significant role in social entrepreneurship development.