Mark your calendars for the Best Conference of the year on Diversity and Inclusion!

Working Mother, the celebrated gender-parity champion in the United States and AVTAR, the pioneers of Diversity & Inclusion in India, are proud to bring you–

The Best Practices of the 100 Best Conference.

Taking the next step towards achieving the ideal Gender Balance at our workplaces, this One-Day conference will look into the best practices of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India and create a platform for sharing the innovations in the field of Diversity & Inclusion.

Here are some of the key highlights –

  • The Conference will recognize and showcase the best practices of the top 100 Companies in India for Women, innovations and up-to-date trends on Gender Diversity and Advancement of Women.
  • The go-to experts from various industries and across continents will discuss, narrate and divulge some of the Best practices in the field.
  • The Conference will focus on issues surrounding the workforce, marketplace and culture.
  • Diversity practitioners from around the world will share successful strategies and tactics for sustaining D&I initiatives throughout their business units.
  • The Conference will also celebrate the winners of the second edition of the 2017 Working Mother and AVTAR Best Companies for women in India – the 100 Best and Top 10 companies.

Audience Profile

Senior Business Leaders, HR Heads, Managers, Diversity Practitioners and Women Professionals

Speakers Profile

Thought leaders, Women Icons, Successful CEOs and CXOs, Diversity Practitioners

Unbundling the Future of Gender Diversity

Agenda

8:00 AM to 8:45 AM

Registration

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM

Welcome Address: Unbundling the future of Gender Diversity 

  • Ms. Subha Barry, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Working Mother Media

9.10 AM – 9.30 AM

Keynote Address: Refocussing,Rethinking and Reinventing Your Gender Diversity Vision and Mission

  • Mr. Subir Mehra, Head of Operations, Global Service Centre, HSBC

9:30 AM – 10.30 AM

Panel Discussion: Future of Workplace - The Digital Transformation and the D&I agenda

  • Mr. Anil Chaudhry, MD & Country President, Schneider Electric India
  • Dr. Raman Ramachandran, Chaiman & Managing Director, BASF India
  • Dr. Saundarya Rajesh, Founder - President, AVTAR Group 
  • Ms. Vishaka Mulye, Executive Director, ICICI Bank

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Networking Break

11:00 AM – 11.45 AM

Breakout Session 1: Designing a Strategy Map for Diversity and Inclusion

  • Ms. Rita Mitjans, Chief Diversity & CSR Officer, ADP
  • Mr. V Kumar, Sales Director, P&G

Breakout Session 2: Leveraging analytics towards streamlining Gender Inclusion Efforts

  • Ms. Dhanya Rajeswaran, Director – Talent Strategy, Human Capital & Diversity - India, Sri Lanka, Accenture
  • Mr. Tarun N P Varma, VP - Human Resources, Shell India

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

 Awards' Luncheon: 2017 Top 10 Best Companies Awards

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Breakout Session 3: Workshop: Women to the Fore: Designing the future

  • Mr. Amit Dube, Global Delivery Project Executive, IBM

Breakout Session 4: Dirty Dozen – Theatre Workshop on Unconscious Bias

  • Training Sideways

Breakout Session 5: Panel Discussion: The Micro politics of Gender equality at workplaces

  • Mr. Arun K Krishnamurthy, Head HR, India, Barclays
  • Ms. Ritu Anand, Senior Vice President & Deputy Head HR, Tata Consultancy Services
  • Mr. Ryan Powell, Director, India Engineering Centre, APAC Maintenance & Engineering, Dow Chemicals
  • Ms. Sree Vidhya, Chairperson & MD, RSPL Group of Companies

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Breakout Session 3: Workshop: Women to the Fore: Designing the future (CONTINUES)

  • Mr. Amit Dube, Global Delivery Project Executive, IBM

Breakout Session 6: Intersectional Diversity talks – Collaboration in the day and age of intersectionality

  • Mr. Bruce Schwack, Co-Founder & Director of Communications, Netmeds
  • Ms. Jaya Virwani, Diversity and Inclusiveness Head, EY Global Delivery Services
  • Ms. Madhavi Latha, Associate Vice President, Standard Chartered Global Business Services

Breakout Session 7: Fireside Chat: Women’s Affinity Group – The way forward

  • Mr. Amit Narain, HR Head, Nestlé South Asia Region
  • Ms. Delphine Antonutti, Global Process Owner, Financial Reporting, HSBC
  • Ms. Sumita Hari, Managing Director, Quality & Risk Management, Deloitte Consulting
  • Ms. Vijayalakshmi S, Management Consultant and ICF accredited Executive and Life Coach

3:45 PM – 4.00 PM

Men as Allies

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

2017 - 100 Best Companies Awards

5:30 PM – 5:45 PM

Closing Address followed by Hi-Tea

 * Agenda subject to change

Speakers

Speakers
Dr. Saundarya Rajesh,

Founder-President, AVTAR Group

Speakers
Jaya Virwani,

Diversity and Inclusiveness Head, EY Global Delivery Services

Speakers
Ms. Subha Barry,

Senior Vice President & Managing Director
Working Mother Media 

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Rita Mitjans,

Chief Diversity & CSR Officer, ADP

Speakers
Tarun N P Varma,

VP - Human Resources, Shell India

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Anil Chaudhry,

MD & Country President, Schneider Electric India

Speakers
Amit Dube,

Global Delivery Project Executive, IBM

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Vishaka Mulye,

Executive Director, ICICI Bank

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Ryan Powell,

Director, India Engineering Centre, APAC Maintenance & Engineering, Dow Chemicals

Speakers
Subir Mehra,

Head of Operations, Global Service Centre, HSBC

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Arun K Krishnamurthy,

Head HR, India, Barclays

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Dr.Ritu Anand,

SVP & Deputy Head-Global HR, TCS

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Amit Narain,

HR Head, Nestlé South Asia Region

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Dr Raman Ramachandran,

Chairman and Managing Director, BASF India Ltd. and Head, BASF, South Asia

Speakers
V Kumar ,

Sales Director, P&G

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Dhanya Rajeswaran,

Director – Talent Strategy, Human Capital & Diversity - India, Sri Lanka, Accenture

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Sree Vidhya,

Chairperson & MD, RSPL Group of Companies

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Bruce Schwack,

Co-Founder & Director of Communications, Netmeds

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Madhavi Latha,

Associate Vice President, Standard Chartered Global Business Services

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Delphine Antonutti,

Global Process Owner, Financial Reporting, HSBC

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Sumeeta Hari,

Managing Director, Quality & Risk Management, Deloitte Consulting

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Vijayalakshmi S,

Management Consultant and ICF accredited Executive and Life Coach

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