Chapters is a framework that includes a cluster of leading organizations that supports WiT ACE in spreading
roots across the country. These organizations invest in generating impact through various social and
technical initiatives with focus towards a common objective of increasing the women participation in STEM.
This Chapter is currently being led by Reliance Jio.
We have over 15 participants in the Mumbai Chapter led by Reliance Jio. These organizations focus on different
projects under chapters based on the following pillars:
WiT ACE in partnership with organizations provides programs to reach out to schools and colleges.
Companies engage with faculty, students and parents with focus to encourage and enhance more girls to join
STEM and technology domain. This is being done through specific education programs focused on generating
awareness in STEM subjects and through real-time experiential learning.
WiT ACE Allies: WiT ACE provides a platform for organizations to support upcoming talent across
through mentorship program to enable careers in STEM.
WiT ACE Development Programs: It supports programs for women who are in early-mid career stage and
leadership positions. It aims to give them an opportunity to understand workplace challenges such as
work-life balance, stereotypes career advancement barriers, workplace harassment etc.
WiT ACE in collaboration with organizations support in hiring and staffing of talented women in
In order to shift the needle for gender-based hiring in STEM.
We conduct ‘career fairs’ with a focus on recruitment activities carried out by organizations.
INITIATIVES & IMPACT
Mumbai Chapter launched on 30 June 2020 with participating organizations is spearheading conversations about how
to make diversity not just a good to have talking point but a business agenda and address the issues of having
more women take up STEM and also to reduce attrition or drop-outs for women at the mid and the senior level.
We continue to work on initiatives in Mumbai and will be updating this space with the same.