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From left to right: Anne Rajoo, Stéphany Noëllis, Marie Paule Pierre Louis, Divia Deesha Gungah-Gokool, Sonya Mohadeb, Farrah Jahangeer, Stéphanie Bouloc, Sharanaz Subratty (finalist Elizabeth de Marcy Chelin-Chabert missing from the photo)
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Divia Deesha Gungah-Gokool: A Finalist in the Women Entrepreneur Awards 2023
Title: Divia Deesha Gungah-Gokool: A Finalist in the Women Entrepreneur Awards 2023
In a grand celebration of female entrepreneurship, Cim Finance recently hosted the semi-finals of the Women Entrepreneur Awards (WEA) 2023 in Port Louis, Mauritius. This momentous occasion was a testament to the outstanding achievements of Mauritian women who have made significant impacts on their industries and communities. Among the remarkable women who shone during this event, Divia Deesha Gungah-Gokool has made her mark by qualifying for the finals, scheduled for October 28.
The WEA is a groundbreaking concept designed to encourage, support, empower, and celebrate Mauritian female entrepreneurs from diverse sectors. It aims to recognize and showcase their invaluable contributions to the Mauritian economy. In its inaugural edition, WEA is already creating ripples of change and empowerment by highlighting the incredible accomplishments of women in entrepreneurship. The theme for the semi-finals, "Celebrating our Differences," underscores the diversity and innovation within this extraordinary group of women.
Cim Finance, a major partner of the awards, believes in the power of women's entrepreneurship as a driving force for economic growth. Chesma Bhundoo, SME Manager at Cim Finance, expressed her pride in the partnership, emphasizing the significance of these women entrepreneurs as sources of inspiration for others contemplating entrepreneurial ventures. The event also offers invaluable networking opportunities, contributing to the creation of an ecosystem conducive to SME success.
Kirti Sheonarain, one of the Co-Founders of WEA, highlighted the importance of collaborating with organizations that share the values of female empowerment. She commended Cim Finance for their unwavering support throughout the event, from the semi-finals to the announcement of the finalists. It's clear that the core values of Cim Finance align perfectly with the mission of WEA, which aims to empower and celebrate the achievements of women entrepreneurs.
As we eagerly await the final round of the competition, Divia Deesha Gungah-Gokool stands out as one of the talented finalists who will pitch their businesses directly to the judges. The categories for recognition in the finals include most environmentally sustainable, most impactful, most innovative, and most promising start-up business. Divia, along with her fellow finalists, will have the opportunity to showcase their entrepreneurial prowess and make their case for these prestigious awards.
The Women Entrepreneur Awards 2023 is more than just a competition; it is a journey where like-minded women entrepreneurs come together to share their experiences and support each other on their entrepreneurial paths. It is a platform that recognizes and celebrates the strength, innovation, and dedication of women entrepreneurs in Mauritius.
We extend our best wishes to Divia Deesha Gungah-Gokool and all the finalists as they prepare for the final showdown on October 28. Their stories of inspiration, dedication, and success are sure to light the way for future generations of Mauritian women entrepreneurs, proving that the sky is the limit when it comes to achieving their entrepreneurial dreams. Stay tuned for the grand finale of the Women Entrepreneur Awards 2023, where these exceptional women will shine even brighter!