KLS IMER AND AVISHKAAR jointly organized a one day workshop on 03/12/16, for women entrepreneurs titled "Empowering Women Entrepreneurs". Dr. Purushotham Bung and Dr. Kirti Shivakumar were the resource persons for the workshop. The objective of the workshop was to help women entrepreneurs to understand what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur and also help them to understand how to use information technology tools and social media for business. The workshop was inaugurated by Shri. Rajendra Belgaumkar, Entrepreneur and Chairman, GC of IMER inaugurated the workshop. He impressed upon the women the changes in the business scenario and how to face them. The workshop started with a brainstorming session on how to develop Avishkaar as a brand and went on to help the entrepreneurs to do an analysis of their strengths and weaknesses. A hands on session on use of technology and social media like E-mail, websites and Facebook for Business purposes were also discussed. 26 entrepreneurs from Belgaum attended the session. The President of Avishkaar, Mrs. Himangi Prabhu coordinated the workshop. Managing committee of Avishkaar, Mrs. Rohini Gogte was also present.