Bloomberg and UBS have launched “Girls Take GIFT City” bringing this initiative to the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City, India’s first operational smart city.
About Initiative- Expanding on “Girls Take Wall Street“, launched in March 2019, the initiative is part of an effort by Bloomberg and UBS to strengthen their commitment to advancing women and girls in business and finance. Last week, Bloomberg and UBS also launched “Girls Take Dalal Street” in Mumbai, to attract and inspire young women to consider careers in the financial services industry in India.
50 young women from colleges in Ahmedabad participated in an event at GIFT City with sessions on financial data and news, panel discussions, and mentoring around career options and interview tips. The participants also were given a tour of GIFT City, India’s first international financial service center, smart city and special economic zone developed as a greenfield development.