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WICCI Celebrated International women's day by organizing WAKATHON 03

Updated: Mar 6, 2023


Women's Indian Chamber's of Commerce and Industry organized its annual event WAKATHON this year too as a celebration for Women's Day. In "Walkathon 3.0" on 04 th march 2023 ,ladies participated in 3 categories of 3 km,5 km, and 10 km from Dighaliphuri Park Guwahati at around 5.30 am. The theme was"Trace your digital footprint" to bring awareness regarding digital literacy. The Chief guest was Maini Mahanta, editor of Nandini Magazine


Women's empowerment is incomplete without economic empowerment of women and digital literacy in women should get priority over women's empowerment, and it entrusts them in the right direction giving them greater control over their money and savings. Education and awareness amongst women on mobile banking and digital skilling programs enables them in the right direction to their traditional and new businesses

Closing the digital gap and boosting opportunities for women to participate equally in economic life will be crucial to sustaining India’s development gains and enabling a stronger and more inclusive recovery.

In today’s world, companies need to be constantly vigilant about their cyber security. The threat of a data breach or intellectual property theft is always looming in the background.

So it is very important to develop a culture of security that has long been awaited


It's also important for us to be socially responsible as a business as cyber attacks can spread quickly. The more networks that become infected, the more at-risk other networks become. And one network’s weakness increases the overall threat to others.


WICCI in association with loom had realized the same and organized Walkathon 03 to spread awareness of Digital literacy and cyber security. There where more than 150 women contributed during the Walkathon 03 by building a digital footprint on the cause so that they can build a bright and safe ecosystem for all women entrepreneurs across northeast India


The Event has been flagged off by Ms.Alakananda Pompy Das, President of the Asian business council, WICCI, and Banashree Gogoi,State President,Assam Social Security and Reforms Council,WICCI,organized the event very beautifully , There were also many dignitaries present during the event

Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI ) IS A National Business Chamber for Women, Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry, (WICCI) boosts and builds women’s entrepreneurship and businesses through greater engagement with government, institutions, global trade, and networks. To share a perspective on our various endeavors and free platforms for women empowerment over the years, with a collective strength of 500,000+ members across 150+ countries: ALL Ladies League (ALL) is a movement of “sisters beyond borders” with circles of sisterhood worldwide in a She-for-She spirit; Women Economic Forum (WEF) is a global conference platform for women worldwide to speak, share, connect and collaborate for business beyond borders; SHEconomy is our e-commerce and trade platform for both goods and services by women worldwide; and WICCI is our industry and business chamber which works closely with the government, other chambers, corporates, universities and diverse stakeholders across India and Internationally, toward empowering local and global ecosystems in support of women’s enterprises and businesses. Dr.Rumi Borah

Editor-in-Chief

She Business Time

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