With the aim of empowering women entrepreneurs in the field of beauty and wellness through life skills and gender sensitization YouthNet in collaboration with Godrej launched the ‘Salon-I Fellowship’ in the presence of Bollywood film director, producer and writer, Imtiaz Ali.
Imtiaz mentioned that the beauty and wellness industry is growing in the country and with more professionals becoming involved, it has helped entrepreneurs scale their businesses thereby increasing profitability and also employing more people.
Imtiaz, who is the creative mind behind movies such as Jab We Met, Love Aaj Kal, and Rockstar, hopes that the project will be a big success and urged for more interesting and meaningful workshops to be held in the days to come.
Lezo Putsure, Director, YouthNet mentioned that YouthNet’s partnership with Godrej is growing stronger each year and this year the focus will be on building leadership and entrepreneurship skills for women entrepreneurs.
Keneingunuo, a beneficiary of earlier such projects thanked Godrej and YouthNet for providing the platform. Under the YouthNet – Godrej Salon-I Fellowship, 20 entrepreneurs will undergo 9 month journey where they will learn new skills as well as sharpen their business know-how.