Opening Remarks

Timing: 1:10:00 PM

Dr. Annurag Batra - Chairman & Editor In Chief, Business World, exchange4media


Timing: 1:30:00 PM

Nandita Puri - Author & Chair, Om Puri Foundation

“Why do we need more leaders?
Sessions 1. Women in Communication: A focus on gender diversity and pay gaps

Moderator : Shreya Krishnan - Sr. VP and Head - Mar Comm - Anviti Insurance Brokers
Pvt. Ltd.

Timing: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM


Varsha Chainani - Senior Vice President, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd

Pooja Pathak - Co Founder & Managing Director, Media Mantra

Madhu Chhibber - Chief Executive Officer, Madison PR

Rachna Chowdhary - Founder & Director, Media Value Works

Session 2. Women and Public Relations : The Perfect Marriage

Moderator : Tasmayee Roy - Assistant Editor, Exchange4media.

Timing 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM


Gauri Kohli - Partner & Luxury Director, PR Pundit

Stuti Jalan - Founder & Managing Director, Crosshairs Communication

Anuja Choudhary, Founder Director - WIZSPK Communication | PR

Neha Mehrotra - EVP - Avian WE

Lavang Khare - Senior Vice President - Adfactor

Session 3. Media and PR : Devising a Clear and Effective Communication Technique

Moderator : Jyotsna Sharma - Sr. Editor - BW Businessworld

Timing: 4:00 PM to 4: 45 PM


Sukanya Chakraborty - Global Head - Corporate Communication - VFS Global

Pooja Khan - Head - Corporate communication, Panasonic

Seema SIDDIQUI - GM-Corporate Communication Marketing Communication Global Marketing, Schneider Electric

Rashmi Soni - VP & Head of Corporate Communications, Vistara

Session 4. The Journey to Perfection: Inspiring stories of the women leaders, how self-learning improved communication

Moderator : Tuhina Pandey - Communications Leader, India & South Asia - IBM

Timing: 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM


Roma Balwani - Director – Communications & Brand, Group Vedanta - Vedanta Limited

Anupama Chopra Chawla​, Vice President Corporate Communication, Tata Tele Business Services

Amrit Ahuja, Independent Communication Consultant (ex Facebook, Director Communications India)

Nandini Chatterjee, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, PWC

Kiran Ray Chaudhary - Co-founder & Joint Managing Director, 80 dB Communications

Launch of Women Achievers Awards

Timing: 6:00 PM onwards

Inaugural session

Time: 6:10:00 PM

Mr. Nawal Ahuja - Co - Founder & Director, exchange4media