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Welcome to COWE

 COWE India is a national association of women business owners that works to propels Women Entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power.

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 COWE supports a women entrepreneur from the ideation stage to success and then goes further by celebrating these successes.

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COWE is now a truly national body being present in ten states of India and espanding rapidly into many more.

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Success Stories

 COWE is proud to have contributed to the growth of successful women entrepreneurs.

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Soudhamini ProdduturiFounder & President.

The progress of a nation shall also be measured with the progress of women in that nation in every sphere.



 The Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs is a NGO/social organization engaged in the social and economic "upliftment of women through entrepreneurship".

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Our Mission

Promote affiliations and spread COWE activities across India. Create centers of excellence for women to gain knowledge, develop skills, provide infrastructure, access to resources and promote..

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Become a Member?

Join hands with thousands of women entrepreneurs across the country.


All Women from Urban and Rural areas aspiring to be socially and economically self reliant and empowered, irrespective of their academic, social and economic background are welcome to join COWE.

  • Solid networking platform to all its members to establish and develop their businesses and markets.
  • A forum for the generation of ideas, for exchange of views and enlarge useful business contacts
  • Offer training programs, consultancy, expert advice, complete hand-holding in various industries and in tapping domestic and global markets.
  • Monetary discounts, subsidies and other privileges provided to members for participation in Trade Fairs/ Exhibition, Seminars and Training programs organized by COWE or other National/ International organizations
  • Keeps its members informed about new business developments and market dynamics through circulars, e-mails and meetings.


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Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs (COWE) India is an ISO 9001:2008 & NABET Gold Certified Not-for-Profit Organisation which provides a women entrepreneur a facilitative culture through Training, Counselling, Knowledge Sharing and Handholding throughout their project. COWE India through their advocacy works with Government and other Industrial Associations in brings changes at the macro policy level. COWE India provides an ecosystem for Women Entrepreneurs to empower them.

Its Vision is "To be a national association of women business owners that propels Women Entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power".

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6 successful first-generation women entrepreneurs started COWE with not just passion
but with a broader perspective.


Ms. Uma Ghurka – Founder, Director

An Electrical Engineer From I.I.T. Chennai, jumped Into Products Development. As Technical Director of Thermopads Pvt. Ltd., and other Companies of Thermo Group, Uma Ghurkha has dveloped several new products, mostly import substitutes in Heating Processes.


Ms. Sandhya Reddy – Founder, Director

An Electronics Engineer from Osmania University. Managing M/s Kenra Technologies LLP as Its M.D. A Risk Management Consultant. Consultant Director of Zipcode Technologies – Into I.T., Bio and Medical Informatics and Staff Augumentation


Ms. Soudhamini P – Founder, Director

She completed LLB with taxation and MBA in Finance. Engaged In diversified activities including manufacturing, trading, jobworks and services. Incorporated Vision 2K India LLP, Vision Infonet. Into Health related fields, Polytech Engineering and Consultancy.


Ms. Suman Kumar – Founder, Director

She did BSc, B.Ed ., Managing Director, Sukaso Ceracolors Pvt Ltd., Mfg Ceramic Colors. Recepient of Best Entrepreneur Award at an International Forum in Venice, Italy during 2000.


Ms. Shylaja Reddy – Founder, Director

Pharmacy Graduate from (1974) BITS, PILANI, Analytical and Manufacturing Chemist. First Women Entrepreneur in Pharma Field of A.P. Currently Director of M/s. Cadvision Engineers Pvt. Ltd.


Ms. Girija Reddy – Founder, Director

Graduate from St.Anns. Manages M/s. Swetha Home Care Products. Also takes care of M/s. Anoop Industries as its Managing Partner.


Ms. Madhu Tyagi – Director

Bachelor of Arts with Economics. Madhu Tyagi is an industrialist who started her entrepreneurial journey by turning around a loss making unit. Today she manages three manufacturing units in Hyderabad, two in Gaziabad and one in Pune.

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Upcoming Events

COWE is continually engaged in programs across the country to achieve its aims and objectives.
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What People Say

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve your dreams can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.
Hear what our powerful women leaders speak about COWE

Success Stories

Success usually comes to those who are too busy looking for it.
Here are the stories of such successful women entrepreneurs associated with COWE

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Namitha Banka

Ms. Namitha Banka is an environmentalist who had turned her passion into an entrepreneurship journey.

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Aluri Lalitha

Ms. Aluri Lalitha has attended the EDP programme organized by COWE in JNTU in 2005, then seeds of expansion..

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Dr. Vijaya Sharada Reddy

An honorary Doctorate holder from The International Peace University and its first Indian Woman to make it to the Guinness records twice.



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