Sudha Shivakumar appointed as National President of FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO)

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Sudha Shivakumar has been appointed as the 40th National President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry Ladies Organization (FLO), a women-led and women-focused business chamber from South East Asia.

An Overview of the News

  • She is an investment banker and lawyer and his appointment was announced on 3 April.

  • As National President, Shivakumar's main focus will be on empowering women by creating an enabling environment that promotes entrepreneurship, industry participation and economic growth of women.

About FLO

  • It is the women's wing of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), a non-profit organisation established in 1927 to promote trade and commerce in India.

  • Its mission is to empower women through entrepreneurship, leadership and economic independence.

  • FLO organises workshops, seminars, conferences and networking events to promote women's entrepreneurship and leadership.

  • It has branches across India and partners internationally with women's organisations.

  • FLO has partnered with governmental and non-governmental organisations to support women entrepreneurs and promote their businesses.

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