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Presented By: BABASAB PATIL
Nilam partnekar is one of the women who started her own business. She became a lakhpati at age of 28 and she is owner and president of Sonica industry a hardware company.
It was her first business, though she had family background of this
During her rise to success and management of her business, she also managed a family, stayed involved with the school and community
The dual roles of mother and entrepreneur often conflict, and
husbands and wives tend to develop separate career tracks that
often cannot be reconciled.
She can also find it lonely in a business world, especially if clients are predominantly men, this was a problem for Nilam too.
Many women, however, have businesses that fit well with their interest and with women customers. These include services in beauty care, education, entertainment etc.
Q1. Why many women nowadays prefer to start their own ventures rather than pursuing traditional careers paths?
Establishing their own creativity, identity, achievement of
Building confidence. Developing risk taking ability. Motivation. Equal status in society. Greater freedom and mobility.
Q2. Describe the profile of an independent woman entrepreneur .
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she practiced law as a business litigator for three years, and then as a transactional
attorney for the Silicon Valley Law Group
for several years. Her main responsibilities as a transactional attorney were in the following areas: mergers and acquisitions, investor financing and corporate funding,
governance, securities compliance for privately held and public companies.
Profile of Nilam Patnekar
Sonica industries hardware company.
First woman enter who into industrial hardware company
Managed a family, stayed involved with school and community
For her fun is facing the challenges of making the firm grow.
Q3. Describe the opportunities that women might find rewarding as business venture.
Women desired to evaluate their talent To utilize their free time for education Need and perception of women’s liberation and equity etc
To gain recognition, importance and social status
To get economic independence
Also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of
unusual enterprises such as industrial hardware in this
Increase in self confidence, courage and self motivation Building own career development Opportunities enhancing skills Generating income
Good societal image
Conflict among family members Predominantly forced by external members Lack of financial support
Lack of support from family members
Lack of concentration on business Non-awareness about facilities provided by government.
Now-a-days women enter not only in selected professions but also in professions like trade, industry and engineering. Women are
also willing to take up business and contribute to the Nation's
growth. There role is also being recognized and steps are being taken to promote women entrepreneurship. Women
entrepreneurship must be mold properly with entrepreneurial traits and skills to meet the changes in trends, challenges global markets and also be competent enough to sustain and strive for excellence in the entrepreneurial arena.