Tentative Agenda

Event on : 21st October 2022
Theme:  Wonder Women: The untold stories of women leaders across the world
Timing Description Topic Speaker
11:00 AM to 11:15 AM Opening Address   Dr. Anurag Batra
Chairman and editor in Chief, BW Businessworld and Exchange4media
11:20 PM - 12:00 PM Session 1 What are the factors affecting and influencing the gender equality in the PR and communications industry Akanksha Jain
Head- Public Relations & Corporate Communications, Bharat Pe
Prasidha Menon
Regional Communications Lead, Airbnb India, South Asia, Hong Kong & Taiwan
Tehseen Zaidi
Head Communications , Syngenta India
Sudha Singh
founder, The purpose room
Moderator: Girish Balachandran
Managing Director, Onpurpose  
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM Session 2 Ways to make your communication skills more powerful and effective when dealing with stakeholders.   Prof (Dr) Surbhi Dahiya
Professor - Department of Journalism (IAMCR Ambassador), IIMC
Ajey Maharaj
Group Head Corporate Communications & PR, Fortis 
Anshu Khanna
Owner, Goodword Media
Seema Ahuja
SVP & Global Head of Communications & Corporate Brand, Biocon Group & Biocon Biologics
Moderator: Ruchika Jha
12:40 PM - 1:00 PM Keynote Address Be your own cheerleader.......
How to overcome barriers for a successful carrier 
Shalini Chakravorty
Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, PhonePe 
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM Lunch 
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Session 3 The importance of diversity and inclusivity in PR and communications  Shivani Gupta
Managing Partner, SPAG Finn Partner 
Harjiv Singh
Founder, Gutenberg
Nikhil Dey
Executive Director, Adfactors PR
Ashwani Singla
Founding Managing Partner, Astrum
Nandita Lakshmanan
Founder and Chairperson, The Practice
Moderator: Jagriti Motwani
CEO and co-founder, Cha Chi
2:40 PM - 3:10 PM Session 4 Bollywood and PR: how entertainment PR influence the brands and society Paula Mcglynn
Actor and CEO Bhartiya Digital Party
Anurag Chauhan
Founder, Humans for Humanity 
Moderator: Ruhail Amin
3:10 PM - 3:30 PM Keynote Address THE NEW PR WORLD: “Searching Identity. Loading Changes.” Tatevik Simonyan
Co-founder, Director of Communications
Spring PR 
3:30 PM - 3:50 PM Keynote Address Board rooms | The final frontier for PR professionals. How to land a non-executive director role and what to do when you get there. Farzana Baduel
CEO, Curzon PR  
3:50 PM - 4:20 PM Session 5 The advent of AI and the ways it is shaping consumer experience Atipriya Sarawat
Vice President, Brand, Communication & Corporate Citizenship, Fiserv
Priya Patankar
Head of Communication, Phonepe
Ridhi Agarwal
Head - Brand, Marketing and Communications, Delhivery
Moderator: Shrabasti Mallik
4: 20 PM - 4 40 PM Keynote Address Lisa Welsh
Managing Director, METIA
Hill+Knowlton Strategies 
4:40 PM - 5:00 PM Tea Break  
5:00 PM - 5:40 PM Session 6 The Journey to perfection: real life stories on success and failure of the women leaders  Rachana Panda
Country Group Head, Communication and Public Affairs- Bayer India
Ruchika Batra
Vice President Marketing and Communications, Ericsson
Amrit Ahuja
Independent PR Consultan
Sudha Sarin
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Power2sme
Deepa Dey
Head Communication & Sustainability, Nutrition and Special Projects, Hindustan Unilever Limited
Moderator: Tarundeep Singh
Chief Growth Officer, The 23 Watts
5:40 PM - 6: 00 PM Keynote Address   Sarah Pinch
Managing Director, Pinch Point Communications
6:00 PM - 6: 30 PM Fireside Chat   Susmita Mukherjee
Bollywood Actor, Theatre Veteran, Author, Activist in coversation with
Dr. Anurag Batra
Chairman and editor in chief BW Businessworld and exchange4media  
6: 30 PM Onwards Valedictory Session Nawal Ahuja
Co Founder, Director, Exchange4media group
Inaugural of 3rd edition exchange4media PR and Corp Comm Women Achievers Awards 2022