ISH Aims to Empower Women in Hospitality with the Launch of their Scholarship “WISH” on International Women’s Day

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Empower Women
  • To encourage more female participation in the hospitality sector

  • To extend support and assistance to meritorious girls

New Delhi, March 8, 2019: For International Women’s Day, Indian School of Hospitality (ISH) is elated to announce the launch of an exclusive scholarship for girls, WISH. ISH has launched “WISH” with an objective to increase accessibility to an international standard of hospitality education for young women.

Based in Gurugram, the ISH philosophy is to impart lifelong skills to students to help them succeed as the leaders of tomorrow – giving them the tools they need to shape one of the biggest industries across worldwide. The education structure is aimed at providing the ideal foundation for managerial and leadership development, entrepreneurship, and lifelong learning. The Indian School of Hospitality is proud to have the academic certification of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland. This academic certification represents and recognizes the Indian School of Hospitality’s dedication to providing educational excellence to its students, it’s commitment to Swiss hospitality education standards and its strong connect to the industry.

The genesis behind WISH is to empower women across the country to join one of the leading industries in today’s world. It is available for first-year applicants to any of the undergraduate programmes. The value of the award will vary as per number of awards, standing in the 12th class examination, and review of their SOP. The evaluation of applications is based on past, current and potential academic performance, including promise of leadership qualities. This initiative hopes to encourage more female enrolment into an industry that has numerous professional opportunities for both genders, however is experiencing a lack of female talent.

Speaking on this occasion Mr. Dilip Puri, added, “The Indian School of Hospitality (ISH) envisions to showcase a pathway to the students to explore opportunities in the world of hospitality and culinary Arts. We aim at creating a momentum towards gender equality by making sure that there is more equitable environment in hospitality education industry. We are delighted to launch WISH on International Women’s Day and we aspire to encourage girls to pursue career in hospitality industry and to fuel the industry’s upward climb.”

About the Indian School of Hospitality:

The Indian School of Hospitality (ISH) headed by Founder & CEO, Dilip Puri, former Managing Director (India) and Regional Vice-President (South Asia) of Starwood Hotels & Resorts. The school’s advisory council includes top C-suite employees from Marriott International, The Oberoi Group, Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris, AccorHotels, Leela Palaces Hotels & Resorts, Sarovar Hotels & Resorts and Jet Airways.

The Indian School of Hospitality is proud to have the academic accreditation of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne – one of the world’s oldest and consistently top ranked hospitality management institutes worldwide. This accreditation represents and recognizes the Indian School of Hospitality’s dedication to providing educational excellence to its students, upholding of international hospitality education standards and its strong connect to the industry.

The ISH philosophy is to impart lifelong skills to students to help them succeed as the leaders of tomorrow – giving them the tools they need to shape one of the biggest industries across worldwide. The education structure is aimed at providing the ideal foundation for managerial and leadership development, entrepreneurship, and lifelong

learning. Through its new age approach to education, student lifestyle and pedagogy, the Indian School of Hospitality aims to disrupt the hospitality and culinary education space across the country.

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