A 45-member business delegation of FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), the women business wing of trade body FICCI, comprising women entrepreneurs and professionals led by FLO president Pinky Reddy is currently on a visit to the US on a 11-day business trip to strengthen Indo-US trade relations. They are visiting the US with the objective of strengthening mutual understanding, cooperation and exchange of ideas between Indian and American women entrepreneurs. Washington DC, New York and Boston are a part of the 11-day itinerary for the delegation.
“During the first couple of days, FLO organised a round table discussion and FLO signed an MoU with US India Business Council (USIBC), the business advocacy group of America, to find new business opportunities, building markets, job creation, as well as developing strategic networking and bringing growing women-run enterprises into mainstream business between the two countries,” said FLO President Pinky Reddy in a statement from the US.
The MoU was signed between Pinky Reddy and Nisha Biswal, President, USIBC. “The major highlight of the visit is a FLO session in United Nations with discussion on feminism titled ‘Beyond Gender’. The business interests of the delegates varies from education, health care, textile, chemicals, art, tourism, fertilisers, fashion, real estate, IT, advertising, photography, construction, hospitality and jewellery amongst others,” said Reddy.