09.30 – 10.00 Registration & Breakfast
10.00 – 10.10 Opening Remarks by ET
10.10 – 10.25 Guest of Honor Address: Turning a new leaf: Racing towards a more inclusive future

Rekha Sharma, Chairperson, National Commission for Women

10.25 – 10.30 In Conversation

Dia Mirza Rekhi, Actor, Producer, UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador & United Nations Secretary-General’s Advocate for Sustainable Development Goals, Global Ambassador IFAW

10.30 – 10.35 Unveiling of the Coffee Table Book
10.35 – 11.30 Felicitation Ceremony
11.30 – 12.15 Panel Discussion: Role of women: Building an inspiring work culture

Culture is what encourages employees to perform and contribute to the organisation. This session will emphasis on women’s role in elevating the status of a company along with achieving new heights. At the same time, how companies are helping women grow professionally.

Points of discussion:

  • Achieving gender equality
  • Equal representation in business and management roles
  • Improving productivity levels
  • Maintaining work-life balance
  • Following strong ethics at workplace
  • Strengthening individual performance
  • Reskilling and upskilling of women employees



Anvesha Thakker, Partner & Lead, Renewable EnergyI KPMG, India


  • Dr. Ritu Anand, Chief Leadership & Diversity Officer, TCS
  • Krishna Raghavan, Chief People Officer, Flipkart
  • Nandini Sarkar, Global Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Leader, Boeing India
  • Mukta Nakra, Head – Human Resources & Sustainability, Marks & Spencer India
  • Amit Sharma, Vice President – HR, Volvo Group India
  • Priyanka Shaw, HR Business Partner- Corporate & Global Domain Functions, ZF Group
  • Sarika Naik, CMO & Chairperson Diversity – India, Capgemini
 12.15 – 12.35 Interview: Role of women mentors: Encouraging female leadership

Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairperson & CEO, Salesforce India

Pallavi Malani, Managing Director and Partner, BCG India

12.35 – 12.55 Standalone address: Moving on up: Women accepting workplace challenges

Priya Kumar, Author & Motivational Speaker

12.55 – 13.40 Lunch Break
13.40 – 14.10 Fireside Chat: Work-life balance: Adapting to the flexible working arrangements
Moderator Suparna Biswas, Partner, McKinseySpeakers:

  • Vishakha RM, MD & CEO, IndiaFirst Life Insurance
  • S Sunil Kumar, President, Henkel – India
14.10 – 15.00 Panel Discussion: What lies ahead: Identifying challenges of women workforce
The session will highlight how the working conditions have changed for female  employees across all sectors and verticals over the last two years. At the same time, discuss efforts made by organisations for the growth and work-life improvement of working women. Moderator:
Sujatha Shivsankar, Associate Partner, CoE Leader – Culture, Inclusion & Diversity, People Experience & Talent, KPMG in IndiaSpeakers:

  • Sumek Gopal, Vice President Human Capital and Head Talent acquisition APAC Optum
  • Runa Dhawan, People Director, AB InBev GCC
  • Krishna Muniramaiah, Head Human Resources- Asia Pacific, Altimetrik
  • Sukanya Choudhury, CHRO, Kyndryl
  • Nilesh Kulkarni, CHRO, Bharat Serums and Vaccine
  • Pavitra Singh, CHRO, PepsiCo India
15.00 – 15.10 In Conversation

Sharvari, Actor

15.10 – 16.00 Felicitation Ceremony
16.00 Closing Remarks

* This is a tentative agenda and subject to change. Final agenda and speakers will be posted closer to event date.