What is ABWCI?

Association of Business Women in Commerce & Industry (ABWCI) is a Virtual Global Chamber of Commerce for Women. Its membership spans across some of the most prominent Women entrepreneurs, Women organisations, Educational institutions, and Companies investing in Women.

Economies characterized by high levels of entrepreneurial activity are more resilient to financial crisis and experience economic slowdowns less frequently. Women entrepreneurship is a crucial part of future economic growth and employment generation. Women have excelled in making big gains and contributions to job growth and the global economy. Women business-owners typically face constraints such as lack of funds, regulatory bottlenecks, lack of entrepreneurial education at school levels, and many other demographic, social, & cultural issues.

ABWCI aims to understand the needs of the future in the context of women entrepreneurship, be responsive to the challenges faced by women business-owners, and assist business-women in the global economy to benefit from to the opportunities that present themselves.

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Association of Business Women in Commerce & Industry (ABWCI) is an integrated platform dedicated to the economic empowerment of women in business. As the number of women in business is rising globally, it is essential that they learn from each other. By building on each other’s strengths, they can move towards achieving collective goals.

ABWCI helps women in business by:

  • Providing a liberal platform to express their views
  • Offering a plethora of opportunities to showcase their talent
  • Providing global exposure with conferences & useful resources

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Member Spotlight

Madhushree N. Deshpande

Founder & CEO
Silver Spoon Enterprises

Madhushree N. Deshpande is the Founder and CEO, Silver Spoon Enterprises. She was born in Hospet, Bellary District On 1st October 1987. Her mother Kushalamathi was a School Teacher and her father Ramamurthy was a Governm ...

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Arpitha Matadh Vishwanath

Nydile Foods

Arpitha has fond memories exploring in the kitchen with her mother every day since childhood. Her mother had inspired her in the food journey that she has embarked on today. Although by education Arpitha is an Environmen ...


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Minhath Musthafa


Minhath Musthafa, Born in G.Dh. Thinadhoo, Maldives, decided to venture into self-publishing at the age of 30. She was a mother of three boys, and her children inspired her to write a book that would help the younger gen ...


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