April 16-17, 2015  
  Draft Agenda  
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time Session Details Moderator
9:30am -11:00am Opening Plenary Shivraj Prasad
  Opening Remarks and Welcome Address by USAID/India and Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP)  
  wPOWER Film  
Climates: Lasting Solutions …In conversation with Sakhis
-women entrepreneurs from India and Africa
  Keynote address  
  Launch :wPOWER Resource Book  
11:00am -11:30am TEA
11:30am -12:15pm Session 1: wPOWER: Connecting the Dots. SSP
12:15pm - 1:30pm Session 2 : Energizing the Ecosystem Manisha Gupta
Start Up!
1:30pm - 2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm - 4:00pm Session 3: Need vs. Want…Bridging the Aspiration Gap Dr. Aravind Chinchure
Professor, Symbiosis School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
4:00pm – 4:30pm TEA
4:30pm - 5:30pm Session 4: In the Spotlight- Dialogue between Stakeholders and Sakhis  
Friday, April 17, 2015
Time Session Moderator
9:30am -11:00am Session 5: Financing the 3 E’s - End user, Enterprise and Ecosystem Vijayalaxmi Das
Ananya Finance
11:00am -11:30am TEA
11:30am - 1:00pm Session 6: Forging partnerships: technology developers, private sector, and women entrepreneurs USAID Representative
1:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm - 3:30pm Session 7: Leveraging women’s leadership and networks for inclusive and sustainable development Soma Dutta
3:30pm - 4:00pm Closing Address