Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) in association with Karnataka Skill Connect Portal has launched Women @ Work (W@W) flagship initiative in Karnataka on occasion of International Women’s Day, March 08, 2022. The primary mission of Women@Work (W@W) initiative is to work together with various stakeholders to increasethe number of women participating in the workforce including facilitating ‘Return to work’ for women who have taken career breaks.w@w acts as an umbrella initiative/platform to bring women focused programs of various agencies at one platform which can be leveraged by Women for joining workforce.
W@W Initiative facilitates relevant reskilling/upskilling programs on Karnataka Skill Connect Portal. W@W
is also aimed at amplifying and augmenting the industry efforts in increasing the women participation in the workforce in Karnataka by estimating demand forecast and ensuring availability of skilled women professionals enabling through industry supported skilling programs.
Amplify Industry Programs to attract more women participation
Identify and Promote Employment Opportunities
Provide skill/ upskill programs on technology and Entrepreneurs hip for women
To skill/upskill 1Mn women & also 500K Women to get employment opportunities by 2026
Sanjeevini – Karnataka State Rural Livelihood Mission
Sri Sri University
Ashwin D Gowda, IRS
Karnataka Skill Development Corporation
Pushpalatha H, KAS
Karnataka State Women Development Corporation
Sanjeev Kumar Gupta
Karnataka Digital Economy Mission
VP Technology & Managing Director
Group Chief Data and Analytics Officer
Aditya Birla Group
Delivery Centre Head
TCS Bangalore at Tata Consultancy
Executive Board Member
Our Lead Anchor
Supria Dhanda is a Business leader with more than 25 years of
corporate experience in leading technology companies like
Western Digital, SanDisk, Alcatel-Lucent and General Electric. Her
last assignment was Country Manager India and Vice President for
Western Digital, provider of data storage solutions.
Supria is a thought leader in Engineering R&D industry of India and serves on the NASSCOM Engineering R&D Council, NASSCOM Regional Council for Karnataka, is an advisory panel member of Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) and member of Advisory Board for WILL and V-WA. She is also leading Women@Work, a KDEM initiative, for Government of Karnataka. She is a sought after speaker and moderator in Technology industry and is a powerful voice in defining what next for Global Capability Centers(GCC) in Technology domains.