Welcome to the official website of the 4th Annual Women Leadership Summit, IIM Bangalore Thank you for being a part of the Summit held on Saturday, 13th January 2018! We look forward to seeing you next year!
An account of this year's Summit can be found here
The fourth Annual Women Leadership Summit was held on Saturday, 13th January 2018 at the IIMB campus. The theme for this edition was ‘Redefining Power for a Newer Tomorrow’. We seek to redefine power as the ability to inspire and influence those around us. Women must harness and leverage this power to drive change for themselves, empower each other and the world. This edition of the Summit has a stellar line-up of speakers. Details are below: Morning sessions Chief Guest Address by Ms Vinita Bali (Former Managing Director & CEO, Britannia Industries Limited) Keynote addresses by - Ms Malavika Harita (CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi Focus Network) - Ms Nirmala Sankaran (Co-Founder, Heymath!) Panel discussion on 'Networking and Self-promotion: Women need to do more!’ - Ms Sneha Priya (Co-founder & CEO, SP Robotic Works) - Ms Wilma Rodrigues (Founder & CEO, Saahas Zero Waste) - Ms Lakshmi Ishwar (Director, Cerebral Consultancy Pvt Ltd & Chairperson, FLO Bangalore) Moderated by: Dalhia Mani, Faculty, IIMB Networking Lunch (an opportunity to interact with speakers and participants) Afternoon session Workshop themed "Power and Independence" conducted by - Meeta Verma (Founder & CEO, Worksera) on "The world of freelancing: How to become an independent freelancer" - Nandita Sharma (Founder, Zaivic) on "How to start on your own and expand" Click here to view more about speaker profiles. REGISTRATION PROCESS IS CLOSED!
About Women Leadership Summit
As a gender-inclusive institution, IIMB believes in not only promoting gender equality, but also in ensuring that women find their rightful place in education, industry and entrepreneurship. Toward this end, Women in Management (WIM) at IIMB has launched a number of initiatives to create awareness about issues faced by women in industry and the role to be played by various stakeholders, including women themselves, in encouraging and developing women leaders. Multifarious events, such as talks, workshops and mentoring sessions are conducted through the year by involving women leaders and academic experts.
A flagship event of the Club is the Women Leadership Summit, which was held for the first time in February 2015. The keynote speaker in 2015 was serial entrepreneur Ms. Meena Ganesh, MD & CEO, Portea Medical. In 2016, the Summit hosted Ms Rama Bijapurkar, a leading consultant in market strategy, and Mr Sanjaya Sharma, Founder-CEO of Tata Interactive Systems and Tata ClassEdge, to deliver keynote addresses. The keynote speakers for 2017 Summit were Ms Neeta Revankar (CFO, Sasken Technologies) and Mr Kaustubh Chakraborty (Ex-Partner, McKinsey & Company).
A report of last year's Summit can be found here. Glimpses from last year: