Inspire women entrepreneurs by empowerment & enablement: Dr. Madhura Chatrapathy
A food technologist by profession and owner of Food Associates Bangalore, Dr. Madhura M Chatrapathy is truly a multi-faceted personality. She is the founder of premier institutions such as Association of Food Scientists & Technologies (AFST), Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Karnataka (AWAKE) and currently the Trustee Director of Asian Centre for Entrepreneurial Initiatives (ASCENT). Her pioneering work in the field of entrepreneurship has earned her several accolades nationally and globally.
Dr Chatrapathy provides guidance and advice to entrepreneurs and institutions in Africa, Asia and other developing nations. She has conducted training workshops in more than forty countries. She is also the co-author of several books on entrepreneurship. She was the first to initiate a business incubator in the country. She is on the board of several prestigious entrepreneurial bodies in the country.