The AWE Factor
A U.S. Embassy program helps women entrepreneurs create and grow their businesses.
Pitching for Inclusion
Small- and medium-business owners learn effective business communication through U.S. Embassy-sponsored programs.
Making Learning Accessible
A Nexus-trained start-up uses text messages and WhatsApp to bridge the digital divide.
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U.S. Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro speaks on the intersection of start-ups, climate action and defense during his interaction with students and entrepreneurs.
Promoting Economic Growth
The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs has helped Tage Rita and many other businesswomen succeed.
The U.S.-India Alliance for Women’s Economic Empowerment is helping drive the economic recovery of women workers and entrepreneurs impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Learning Tech, the STEMpedia Way
Futuristic hardware and user-friendly software motivate young students to explore robotics and artificial intelligence.
Supporting Women Entrepreneurs
Women entrepreneurs in North India benefit through a variety of U.S. Embassy-supported initiatives.
Breaking the Glass Ceiling
A hybrid-style boot camp led by U.S. Consulate General Kolkata helped women entrepreneurs tap their innovative spirit and grow their businesses.
Spotlighting Women Entrepreneurs
WE Hub fosters women entrepreneurship via incubation, access to government resources, and the creation of a global collaborative network for women-led enterprises to thrive.
A Green Way to Hygiene
Mumbai-based Aakar produces affordable and ecofriendly solutions to increase access to menstrual hygiene products.
Empowering Awesome Entrepreneurs
The U.S. State Department’s Academy for Women Entrepreneurs program trained women entrepreneurs in Northeast India to grow their ventures, raise capital and network with fellow business owners.
Sustainable bamboo fiber products created by Bio Craft Innovation, a Nexus-trained start-up, help reduce the use of single-use plastic.
Designing Better Hygiene
Saral Designs, which promotes menstrual hygiene in under-served areas through innovative technology and distribution models, modified its pad-making machines to make surgical masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hydrotec Solutions’ solar-powered water purification system provides communities with 24/7 safe drinking water on a pay-per-use basis.
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow Vyjayanthi Sankar’s Centre for Science of Student Learning aims to build capacity for high-quality assessments and research.
A Friend in Need
Nexus-trained Gitanjali Banerjee’s start-up, Femtech Fertility Dost, provides women and couples a platform to talk about fertility-related problems and preventive solutions.
Engineering Pure Air
Nexus-trained Schillings Air offers products and services to eliminate air pollutants, reduce cost and help monitor clean air.
Solving the Burning Problem
Kriya Labs, a New Delhi-based start-up, transforms agricultural waste into a valuable resource to make paper and biodegradable products.