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?

About Us


  • 8.15 a.m. - 8.45 a.m.

    Light Breakfast and Registration

  • 9.00 a.m.

    Welcome Address: Ipsita Kathuria, Founder & CEO, TalentNomics India

  • 09.10 a.m.

    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
    Lead Author
    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

  • 5.30 p.m.

    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

  • 5.55 p.m

    Vote of Thanks

    Anita George, Sr. ED. Emerging Markets, CDPQ

Our Speakers

Check out the amazing lineup of speakers for this year's conference!

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President, NASSCOM

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Chief Human Resources Officer, CDPQ

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Secretary General, FICCI

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MD - India Geographic Unit HR Lead, Accenture

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CEO, Unomantra, former MD, Tupperware India Ltd.

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Managing Editor, Mint

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Writer, Humour Columnist for leading magazines

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Director and CE, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

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Leading Entrepreneur and Institution Builder

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Professor, IIM Ahmedabad

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Partner, Sanguine Consultants, Independent Director

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Founder, Siana Capital

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Head, Self-Employed Women's Association


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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.

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Get In Touch

For corporate bookings and queries, contact us at

Email: conference.talentnomics@gmail.com

Phone: +91-9873165013