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Entrepreneurship is the willingness to take risks and develop, organize and manage a business venture in a competitive global marketplace that is constantly evolving. Entrepreneurs are pioneers, innovators, leaders and inventors. The definition of entrepreneurship has been debated among scholars, educators, researchers, and policy makers since the concept was first established in the early 1700’s. The term “entrepreneurship” comes from the French verb“entreprendre” and the German word “unternehmen”, both mean to “undertake”. A woman entrepreneur can be defined as a confident, innovative and creative woman capable of achieving self-economic independence individually or in collaboration, generates employment opportunities for others through initiating, establishing and running the enterprise by keeping pace with her personal, family and social life.

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Manjini.T. (2019). Women Entrepreneurship in India. Think India Journal, 22(10), 1279-1285. Retrieved from