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Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment (WEE) is a first of its kind social national initiative by IIT Delhi to strengthen women eco system. WEE has been founded under the vision of IIT Delhi Director: Prof V. Ramgopal Rao and is supported by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

WEE intends to focus and ignite a fire amongst women from a college going student to a middle aged housewife to embrace entrepreneurship as a viable, fulfilling career option.

WEE was launched on September 26th, 2016 at IIT-Delhi and was inaugurated by Ms. Deepa Malik, first Indian woman to win medal at Paralympic games, Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog, Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi , Mr Harkesh Mittal, Head, National Science Technology Entrepreneurship and Development Board, Ms. Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor of CNBC Network-18 , Ms. Asa Torkelson, UNWomen, Deputy Representative India and Multi Country, Ms Nita Kapoor, Head, VCCircle and many other dignitaries.

WEE Mentorship Program at IIT Delhi is a path breaking program where a batch of 30 women are trained in entrepreneurship every six months. Step by step guidance is provided to strengthen and validate the business idea. Women entrepreneurs are connected to potential investors and buyers for their products so that they can take their business idea to a financially sustainable enterprise.

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Mentors on boarded: Senior Government Officers, Corporate and Academia. Curriculum customized for global and Regional Indian markets


  • Mentorship by market experts
  • Global Recognistion
  • Get on the growth track
  • Be eligible for a DST Grant of INR 5 Lakhs
  • Part of women ecosystem


  • Help us bridge the gap for budding women entreprenuers
  • Get to meet the top women entreprenuer

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