Great Place Inclusion Summit 2021

Friday, 22nd October 2021 from 11:00 am to 05:00 pm

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Overview

In congruence with our mission of making India a Great Place to Work ® FOR ALL, we are hosting our Annual Diversity, Equity Inclusion Summit to help leaders build & sustain a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace. It challenges perspectives and aims to redefine current trends in the space of workplace inclusion. We also announce India’s Best Workplaces in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 2021 at this Summit.

Theme: Being a Socially Responsible Brand

11.00 to 11.20

Welcome Address

Setting context for the philosophy of Building a Socially Responsible Brand

11.20 to 11.50

Opening Keynote: India@75 - Moving from Intent to Action

We bring to center-stage, the eminent role played by people in positions of power, to reduce inequities and improve equality in our society and our country.

12.05 to 12.25

Awards & Research Report reveal

Announcing India’s Best Workplaces in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Special recognitions for Gender-equal workplaces & Inclusive workplaces for Persons with Disabilities

12.25 to 13.15

Inclusion Dialogue I: “Building an inclusive customer brand: The Right thing to do.”

It is a business imperative to retain and grow your customer market. How does Diversity, Equity and Inclusion impact brand perception from a customer’s lens and why are leading brands communicating about and establishing Inclusive practices.

13.15 to 13.55

Lunch Break

Networking break where attendees are free to explore the lobby.

13.55 to 14.35

Diversity Equity & Inclusion industry round-table

Every organization has its own context and so does every Industry. Decades of unconscious bias have impacted diversity of talent, infrastructure, and facilities as well as mindsets. Learn from DEI practioners who are not only implementing changes in their organization but are also creating benchmarks for their industry.

14.35 to 15.25

Inclusion Dialogue II: “Building an inclusive employer brand: War for talent”

As new generations enter the workforce, and the earlier ones grow and get embedded, the war to retain and attract diversity in talent becomes critical. Psychologically safe spaces that house a myriad of diversity becomes a non-negotiable if we want all colleagues to bring their best selves to work.

15.25 to 15.40

Tea Break

Networking break where attendees are free to explore the lobby.

15.40 to 16.40

Closing Keynote Address: “Building a socially responsible personal brand - If not me, WHO?”

It requires efforts from all of us to move the needle in creating an equal and equitable world where ALL individuals feel respected and can be the best versions of themselves. There are some leaders who have a reputation for keeping this philosophy alive, in all spheres of their interaction and contribution to the society.

Meet our 2020 Speakers

  • SALLY HELGESENAUTHOR
    WORLD'S PREMIER EXPERT ON WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP
  • DEEPA MALIKPADMA SHRI WINNER
    SILVER MEDALIST - RIO 2016 PARALYMPICS
  • PARMESH SHAHANIHEAD OF CULTURE LAB AND AUTHOR
    Godrej India
  • SUDHIR SHENOYCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
    DOW INDIA
  • DIVYANSHU GANATRAINDIA’S FIRST BLIND SOLO PARAGLIDER
    ADVENTURES BEYOND BARRIERS FOUNDATION
  • RAMAN S RHR Business Partner & Lead – Talent Agility
    SAP INDIA
  • ANITA JOSHIDIRECTOR - HR AND HEAD D&I
    SAP INDIA
  • ARGHO SENHEAD OF COMMERCIAL BANKING, INDIA
    NATWEST GROUP
  • PRIYANKA ANANDVICE PRESIDENT AND HEAD HR
    ERICSSON INDIA
  • RAJ NARAYANHEAD HR
    TITAN & CO.
  • HARSHVENDRA SOINGlobal Chief People officer
    Tech Mahindra
  • ANSHUMAN KUMARDirector Global Brand & Corporate Communication
    Intuit India
  • PRASENJIT BHATTACHARYACEO
    Great Place to Work® India
  • SANDHYA RAMESHHead Diversity and Inclusion
    Great Place to Work® India
  • DEVANSHI SRIVASTAVASoftware Engineer II
    Intuit India
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Partner Enquiries

Jinal Jain

E: jinal.jain@greatplacetowork.com

M: +91 9619494692

Delegate Enquiries

Gehana Vyas

E: gehana.vyas@greatplacetowork.com

M: +91 9106730674

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