About The Conference
After three successful conferences on leadership, we will push the frontier with our fourth conference. In this conference, along with you and other national and international leaders, we will explore:
- How the new world will impact the future jobs for all and especially for women?
- What key leadership skills, competencies, traits will lead to success in this world of uncertainties?
- How do we build an inclusive pipeline of tomorrow's "successful" leaders?
8.15 a.m. - 8.45 a.m.
Light Breakfast and Registration
Welcome Address: Ipsita Kathuria, Founder & CEO, TalentNomics India
Keynote: An Ode to Uncertain Times: Debjani Ghosh, President NASSCOM
9.30 a.m. to 10.15 a.m.: Session 1
Ride the Waves: Global Disruption and Impact on Talent Needs in India
Oona Stock, Chief Human Resources Officer, CDPQ
Rajat Kathuria, Director & CEO, ICRIER
Rohit Thakur, MD - India Geographic Unit HR Lead, Accenture
Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, National Skills Development Corporation
Prabha Chandran, Sr. Journalist, Consultant with Economic Times and World Bank
10.15 a.m. to 10.45 a.m.
Networking over Tea/Coffee
10.45 a.m. to 11.45 a.m.: Session 2
Shed and Adapt: Building Leaders to Succeed in the VUCA environment: opportunities and challenges for creating gender balance leadership
Dilip Chenoy, Secretary General, FICCI
Sangeeta Singh, Partner, Sanguine Consultant, Independent Director
Neharika Vohra, Professor, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Annie Koshi, Principal, St. Mary’s School
Anil Padmanabhan, Managing Editor, Mint
11.45 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.: Session 3
Evolve and Empower: Leadership is Gender Neutral: Messaging and Role Modeling at Home and Work- Creating an ecosystem at home to prepare boys and girls to partner for success
Pair 1: Mother and Daughter
Meena Chaturvedi, Jt. MD, Gainwell Commosales Pvt Ltd. (Mother) and
Akanksha Chaturvedi, Head Corporate Strategy, Gainwell Commosales Pvt Ltd. (Daughter)
Pair 2: Wife and Husband
Sudha Sastri, Coach-Mentor; Connector; Organization culture evangelist; Brand-builder (Wife) and
Srikant Sastri, Board/CEO Advisor, Entrepreneur, Startup evangelizer (Husband)
Nirmala Menon, Founder and CEO, Interweave Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
12.30 p.m. to 1.15 p.m.: Session 4
Reimagining the Leadership Landscape:
Anita George, Sr. V.P. Emerging Markets, CDPQ
Ritvik Lukose, Co-Founder and CEO of Vahura-Legal Talent Management Pvt. Ltd.
Shweta Rao, Head - Vahura OnBoard
in conversation with
Binoo Wadhwa, COO, TalentNomics India and Ex CPO of Sapient and Yum! India
1.15 p.m. to 2.15 p.m.
Networking over Lunch
2.15 p.m. to 2.30 p.m: Session 5
Patriarchy and Empowered Women: A brief, seriously funny history of woman-power
Indu Balachandran, Travel Writer, Humour Columnist for leading magazines; Creative Workshop Director
2.30 p.m to 3.15 p.m.: Session 6
Empowerment: A State of Mind?
Shilpa Ajwani, CEO, unomantra, former MD, Tupperware India Ltd.
Zareen Mahmud Hosein, Partner, Snehasish Mahmud and Co., Founder, HerStory Foundation
Padmaja Ruparel, Co-Founder, Indian Angel Network, Founder Partner of IAN Fund and
Saurabh Srivastava, Entrepreneur, Investment Professional and Institution Builder
Archana Hingorani, Founder, Siana Capital
3.15 p.m. to 4.00 p.m: Session 7
Book Release Function for “Bold and Untold-Life and Leadership Lessons from Women who dared to Dream”
On the Dias
Reema Nanavaty, Head, SEWA as Chair
Sakhi Ben Ahir, SEWA sister
Radha Mukherji, Leadership Coach, former CEO, DDB, Oman
Judit AlgueróLlop, International Communications Coordinator, RDT- Vicente Ferrer Foundation
Ipsita Kathuria, Founder & CEO, TalentNomics India
4.00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Networking over Tea/Coffee
4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.: Session 8
Race to the Tipping Point!
Table Discussions & Sharing Insights on: Exponentially Expanding the Leadership Talent Pool
Parenting with a Difference
Table Leads: Indu Balachandran, Akanksha Chaturvedi, Zareen Mahamud
Paradigm Shifts in Educational Institutions
Table Leads: Rajat Kathuria, Noopur Jain, Srikant Sastri
Creating Modern Workplaces
Table Leads: Ram Mudholkar, Ritvik Lukose, Anindita Roy
Building an ecosystem for gender balance leadership
Table Leads: Meena Chaturvedi, Archana Hingorani, Nirmala Menon
Commitment and Closing
Neeru Abrol, former Chairperson, National Fertilizer Limited,
Neeta Boochra, former President, FICCI-FLO,
Ram Mudholkar, Co-Founder & Partner at Global BioAg Linkages, former CEO, DuPont
Vote of Thanks
Anita George, Sr. ED. Emerging Markets, CDPQ
Check out the amazing lineup of speakers for this year's conference!
Chief Human Resources Officer, CDPQ
Secretary General, FICCI
MD - India Geographic Unit HR Lead, Accenture
CEO, Unomantra, former MD, Tupperware India Ltd.
Managing Editor, Mint
Writer, Humour Columnist for leading magazines
Director and CE, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations
Leading Entrepreneur and Institution Builder
Professor, IIM Ahmedabad
Partner, Sanguine Consultants, Independent Director
Founder, Siana Capital
Head, Self-Employed Women's Association
Saket District Centre, District Centre
Sector 6, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi
Delhi 110017, India
This five star deluxe hotel is conveniently located in the heart of a busy upmarket area and is adjacent to the city centre of South Delhi. The hotel is also in close proximity to the Max International Healthcare Hospital. The hotel is an easy 35 minute drive from the domestic/international airports as well as from some of Delhi’s largest convention centres such as Pragati Maidan and India Expo Centre.