The 6th Annual Women Leadership Summit will be held at IIM Bangalore on January 5th (Sunday), 2020. Organized by the student-run Women in Management Club (WIM) of IIM Bangalore, the theme for this year is ‘Reshaping the Future Together’. Diversity issues prevalent to both men and women would be discussed during the summit.
The event is open for people outside the IIMB community as well. For registration, please visit: http://www.iimbwls.com/registration.html
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The summit will have the Chief Guest Address by Chandra Gopalan (Ultramarathoner and Founder of Countours India)
This edition of the summit has a stellar line-up of speakers, including Dr Tessy Thomas, known as the ‘Missile Woman of India’, who is the Director General of Aeronautical Systems, DRDO, and the first woman IPS officer of the country Dr Kiran Bedi, the current Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, who will be present at the summit as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively.
The other keynote speakers include Nirmala Sankaran (Co-founder, HeyMath!) and Bhavana Bindra (MD, Materials Cluster, DSM India)The summit includes a panel discussion titled: ‘“Trade-offs: Have-it-all or Give-it-up?‘. The panel will have a diverse mix, with Sridhar Pabbisetty (CEO – Namma Bangalore Foundation), Samina Bano (Founder & CEO – Rightwalk Foundation) and Sujata Kumaraswamy (VP – Strategy & Operations at Manipal Global Education).
The Women in Management Club at IIMB, aims at encouraging leadership amongst women, and awareness amongst all students, through activities such as talks, workshops and mentoring. A flagship event of the club is the Women Leadership Summit, which was held for the first time in February 2015.