SHEROES join hands with ‘Girls in Tech’ India
SHEROES.in, an online platform providing a career destination for women from all walks of professional life has proudly announced its association with Girls in Tech (GIT) India with the underlying purpose to provide career opportunities to promising women in technology and entrepreneurship. As part of the partnership, SHEROES is sharing job opportunities, career resources and mentorship support with Girls in Tech, India.
Based out of Hyderabad, Girls in Tech, India is a non-profit organization, focusing on the engagement, education, and empowerment of influential women in technology and entrepreneurship. In India, the number of women as per statistics in STEM and entrepreneurship is nominal but is on the rise. However, it still needs attention. GIT is on a mission to provide them with the right kind of exposure, mentorship, network, enhance skills and knowledge through a range of national and international resource pools, programs, workshops and opportunities to connect and showcase talent. SHEROES became a natural choice for them to create possibilities and opportunities for the women in tech and the entrepreneurs looking to set up and grow.
Commenting on this strategic partnership, Sairee Chahal, Founder, and CEO, SHEROES said, “We at SHEROES believe in the power of collaboration. We collaborate with institutions, corporates, non-profits, and community members, to offer value to over half a million SHEROES members. This helps us in moving towards our mission of helping over a million women with their careers. Tech talent and organizations are a substantial part of this eco-system. Therefore, it becomes important and necessary to share more possibilities, mentor support and career resources with them. Hence, we have partnered with ‘Girls in Tech’, India to help and support them in their endeavor to make a huge impact in the lives of female engineers. The alliance will also help these women reconnect with their careers post a sabbatical, something that is one of the core offerings by SHEROES.”
Sree Divya Vadlapudi P, Managing Director (National), Girls in Tech India, said, “We are happy to be associated with SHEROES to tap thepool of talented women in STEM and entrepreneurship in India. We, at ‘Girls in Tech’ India, aim to make a huge impact in the lives of many and bridge the technological divide between India and Silicon Valley. From the past seven months, Girls in Tech India has been holding events and providing the best of resources available to explore how to localize the mission in India. Several things were identified during this period, such as the importance of mentors, industry-institutes, providing an exposure after coming out of colleges, helping returning mothers find a path again in their career, providing women entrepreneurs a platform etc. We are focused in our part of the mission to help working moms and women return from their time off. SHEROES will play a key role in helping usas a Women career destination Partner.”
SHEROES has been aggressively working towards enhancing the quality and quantity of opportunities for women and investing in women professionals through various phases of their career for the past two years. With an objective to reach over a million women, SHEROES.in has joined hands with ‘Girls in Tech’ to move a step closer to their mission.