New Delhi, September 26, 2023: In a significant endeavor to foster inclusive entrepreneurship, Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB) and the Inclusive Divyangjan Entrepreneur Association (IDEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a shared vision to transform the entrepreneurship landscape.
As part of pursuing a more equitable and empowered world, this strategic partnership marks a significant milestone. As a leading institution renowned for its commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship, FIIB is partnering with IDEA, an organization dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities (PWDs) through entrepreneurship.
Since its inception, FIIB has carved a distinctive niche in catalyzing social changes by fostering active collaboration with government and non-government organizations.
Some of the key elements of this transformative partnership include-:
Collaboration for research: IDEA and FIIB will combine their research prowess to tackle critical issues related to entrepreneurship and inclusivity. This association aims to create a positive change by combining intellectual resources.
Sharing of expertise: Both organizations recognize the value of knowledge exchange. They will facilitate the exchange of expertise and best practices in entrepreneurship development, ensuring a robust learning ecosystem.
Resource pooling: FIIB and IDEA will pool their financial and infrastructural resources to maximize their impact and undertake projects that promote inclusivity and equal opportunity.
Detailing about this unique collaboration, Mrs. Radhika Shrivastava, Executive Director of FIIB, said, “We believe in the transformative power of entrepreneurship to break down barriers and create opportunities. This partnership with IDEA aligns perfectly with our commitment to UNSDG 4 & 8 for sustainability and inclusivity.”
Sharing her delight on the association, Mr. Mallikarjuna Iytha, Founder & CEO of the Inclusive Divyangjan Entrepreneur Association (IDEA), said, “Our shared mission is to empower PWDs to become successful entrepreneurs, and through this partnership, we will be able to amplify our impact and reach more individuals in need.”