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Join The Allies!

Join us at the Women In Corporate Allies 2020 Virtual Conference, to be held on September 10th & 11th, 2020. 

Be a part of India's most comprehensive virtual conference for women with:

  • Sessions around career growth, leadership and navigating career challenges

  • Opportunities to listen to industry stalwarts

  • Workshops around finding a job and returning to work after a break 

  • Virtual mentoring opportunities, and function specific virtual meet-ups for women in tech marketing, finance

  • Discussions on subjects adjacent to work, such as self-care and long-term health

Women In Corporate Allies 2020

WICA 2020 is free to attend for all registered participants. Registration compulsory. If you have already nominated yourself for the Women In Corporate Awards 2020, you are pre-registered and do not need to register again. 

The Women In Corporate Allies virtual conference is a space for Indian women* across domains/ industries and at different stages of their careers, to come together in a positive and thoughtful space. 

Men who would like to be allies to women at work, and better understand the challenges and needs of their female peers and reportees at work will also benefit from attending this conference. 

 

* We use the term women to include cis-gender as well as trans-gender women, believing firmly in an inclusive space for all women. 

Agenda & Speakers

Day 1, Sept 10th, 2020

12 PM
 
5 brilliant things women at work
have taught me: Conference
Opening 

Aparna Vedapuri Singh

Founder & CEO

Women's Web

12.30-1.15 PM
 
Women needs mentors at work: How & Where to
look for yours 

Sangeeta Murthy Sahgal

Co Founder

Diversity Dialogs

Shefali Sonpar

Insurance Expert,

Digital Transformation

Evangelist, Thought Leader

Capt. Sajita Nair (Retd).

Writer &

Former Army Officer

Ruchi Verma

Manager, Partnerships

Women's Web

1.15-2.00 PM
 
Tailoring your resume for the job you want at every stage of their career 

Nisha Vora

Founder

Avenues Consulting

S.V.Nathan

Partner & Chief Talent Officer, Deloitte India

Sonali Gupta

Psychologist & Author -

Anxiety: Overcome It

and Live without Fear

Shikha Gupta, 

Director - HR |

Business Partner

and D&I, Schneider Electric

Anusha Singh

Corporate Communications Consultant and Columnist |

Former Lawyer

2.15-3.00 PM
 
"I find it hard to say No!" - Learning the art of saying no and being more strategic at work

Bhavna Toor

Founder & CEO,

Shenomics

3.00-3.45 PM
 
A Mindful Approach to Building Resilience and Avoiding Burnout at Work
4.00-4.45 PM
 
Careers in Marketing: Biggest new opportunities that women need to be aware of

Ruchita Aggarwal

India Head,

New Business Sales

Google India Pvt Ltd

Nisha Sampath

Founder

Bright Angles

Consulting

Anju Jayaram

Co-Founder & CMO

Women's Web

Babita Baruah

Managing Partner,

India, GTB

5.00-5.30 PM
 
Being the 'woman boss' - unique challenges women face & overcoming them

Apurva Purohit

President,

Jagran Prakashan Ltd.

Aparna Vedapuri Singh

Founder & CEO

Women's Web

Rashmi Adukoorie

Head - Communications

VMware

Jyotishree Mohanty

Digital Marketing Manager

Women's Web

Preeti D'Mello

Head - Diversity & LeaD

Academy

Tata Consultancy Services

Anjali Raghuvanshi

Chief People Officer

Randstad India

5.30-6.15 PM
 
Returning to work after a break: Who's hiring and how to pitch yourself
6:15-6:30 PM Women In Corporate Awards 2020: Felicitation of Growth Champions
6.30-7.15 PM
 
Careers in Finance: Biggest new opportunities that women need to be aware of

Veena Rao

VP & Business Head - Connected Corporate Banking & Corporate Channels, Finastra

Sushma Kaushik

Partner,

Aavishkaar Capital

Kaushiki Sinha Ray

Senior Assistant Director – Economic Research & Policy Planning, FIPI

Sonia Verma

Director,

Royal Bank of Scotland

Day 2, Sept 11th, 2020

12 -12.30 PM
 
Managing your health when work & home boundaries dissolve

Sucheta Pal

Ambassador, Zumba® Fitness

& President's Awardee

12.30 -1 PM
 
Challenging Assumptions: Finding & Renewing your passion at work

Ira Gilani,

Director, Goldratt India

Sumathi Chari

Public Relations & Communication Specialist, Director & Sr. Partner at PRHUB

Pragya Prasun

Founder,

Atijeevan Foundation

Malini Gowrishankar

Freelance Voice Over Artist & Founder, F5 Escapes

1 -1.30 PM
 
What working for a cause taught me about leadership

Shuchi Singla

CEO, BaffleSol Technologies,

Co-Founder OutFluence App

Shilpi Singh

Co-Founder

The Unhotel Co

& Studio 4

1.45 -2.15 PM
 
कैसे ढूंढें ऐसा काम जो रखे ख्याल आपके कौशल और सपनों का?

Pragati Adhikari

Associate Editor,

Women's Web (Hindi)

Rohia Munavar Shaikh

Marketing Manager,

Engagedly

Priyanka Bhatia

Founder

Women on Wealth

2.15 -3.00 PM
 
Ask A Coach: Managing your Financial Success in a Tough Year

Suresh Ramdas

HP Global Training Lead &

India Pride BIN Chair, HP

Pooja Shahani

Founder & CEO,

Kintsugi Consulting

Zainab Patel,

Director HR (Inclusion and Diversity), KPMG

3.00 -3.45 PM
 
What it means to be an inclusive colleague - internalising inclusion in ourselves

Rashmi Mandloi

Managing Partner, Head – D&I & OD Practice & Research

BeyonDiversity

4 -4.45 PM
 
Careers in HR: Meeting the challenges of the 'new normal' workplace

Megha Gupta

Director - HR

Fiserv

Ruchi Verma

Manager, Partnerships

Women's Web

Shuchita Basu,

Human Resources

(Head - Talent Management CoE), Atos Syntel

Shambhavi Solanki,

Head- Corporate HR, Policybazaar.com

Alankrita Shrivastava

Director & Screenwriter

Anupama Dalmia

Award Winning Blogger,

Author & Serial Entrepreneur

4.45 -5.15 PM
 
"It's not easy, but it's doable!" - Women against the odds
5.15-5:30 PM Women In Corporate Awards 2020: Felicitation of Diversity Champions

Meenakshi Patil

IGNITE Practice & Sales

Leader-Latin America

IBM Brazil

5.30 -6.15 PM
 
Careers in Tech: How to keep your learners hat on through your career

Shikha Munjal,

Sr Product Manager,

Fidelity International

Ramya Nirmal,

Director - Services,

CI Global Technologies

Asha Poulose Johnson

VP & CIO – Data & Analytics

GE Healthcare

Digital Technology

6.15 -6.45 PM
 
Want to work in the non-profit sector? What to expect when entering this world

Sonal Kapoor

Founder Director,

Protsahan India

Anjali Sharma

North India Lead - Education

Charter for Compassion

6:45-7 PM Women In Corporate Awards 2020: Felicitation of Innovation Champions

Devapriya Khanna

Brand and Business

Strategist,

Founder, 212 Degrees

Rubina Khan

Marketing Manager -

Hematoglogy (APAC)

Novartis

Sneha Banerjee

Content Partnerships,

Dailyhunt &

Student Mentor

Kala Anand

Director - Communications, Partnerships and 

Career Services

Krea University

7 - 7.30 PM
 
Girls' Guide to entering the workplace with your best foot forward

Conference Highlights

Sessions around career growth, leadership and navigating career challenges, led by top industry leaders

 Workshops around finding a job, returning to work after a break, led by expert coaches and consultants

Virtual mentoring opportunities with industry leaders

Function-specific virtual meet-up opportunities (Women in Marketing, Women in Finance etc)

Beyond Work: Discussions around managing health & finances in a turbulent year

Awards to celebrate Women in Corporate, across different levels of work experience

Women's Web, iKeva Umiya Business Bay Tower 1, Level 8, Embassy Tech Square Main Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560103

Tel: 70228 26757