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WFH can boost women's participation, says Arundhati Bhattacharya

Speaking at the Global Fintech Fest 2020, Bhattacharya said the Covid-19 pandemic has not only changed the perception of WFH not being effective but is also re-shaping the workplace

WFH can boost women’s participation, says Arundhati Bhattacharya
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FILE PHOTO: She said the workforce participation of women in India is actually falling but the country has a large number of well-trained women who are sitting at home

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Women's participation in workforce could get a boost with enterprises embracing the work from home (WFH) model as they will get flexibility in managing both their homes and work, Salesforce India CEO Arundhati Bhattacharya said on Thursday.
Speaking at the Global Fintech Fest 2020, Bhattacharya said the Covid-19 pandemic has not only changed the perception of WFH not being effective but is also re-shaping the workplace.
She said the workforce participation of women in India is actually falling but the country has a large number of well-trained women who are sitting at home, not able to work because they can't get out

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First Published: Jul 24 2020 | 1:56 AM IST

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