Schedule 2017 2017-11-12T15:49:54+00:00

ThinkBig 2017 Program Schedule

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8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Registration Opens

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Launch of the WEDisplay Trade Show

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
(Main Hall)

Welcome & Overview of the Summit by Mr. Parul Soni

Global Managing Partner, TTC

Opening Address by Guest of Honour, Sh. Vinay Pratap Singh, IAS

Deputy Commissioner, Gurugram, Haryana

Keynote Address by Guest of Honour, Mr. Annurag Batra

Chairman, BW Businessworld and Exchange4Media

Keynote Address by Guest of Honour, Smt. K. Ratna Prabha, IAS

Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka

Keynote Address by Guest of Honour, Smt. Lalitha Kumaramangalam

Former Chairperson, National Commission for Women, Government of India

Keynote Address by Guest of Honour, Mr. Sonjoy Chatterjee

Chairman, Goldman Sachs (India) Securities Pvt. Ltd.

Keynote Address by Guest of Honour, Mr. Gavin McGillivray

Head, Department for International Development, United Kingdom

Keynote Address by Guest of Honour, Ms. Marina Walter

Country Director, UNDP

Keynote Address by Guest of Honour, Sh. Rajesh K. Khullar, IAS

Principal Secretary to Government of Haryana

Keynote Address by Guest of Honour, Sh. Amitabh Kant, IAS

CEO, NITI Aayog, Government of India

Walmart Women Entrepreneurs Development Program (WEDP) Launch

Address by

  • Mr. Krish Iyer
    CEO, Walmart India

followed by

Launch of WEDP by Sh. Vipul Goel

Hon’ble Minister for Industries & Commerce, Government of Haryana

Also in attendance:

  • Ms. Jenny Grieser
    Senior Director, Women Economic Empowerment, Walmart
  • Mr. Parul Soni
    Global Managing Partner, TTC
  • Dr. Balvinder Shukla
    Vice-Chancellor, Amity University

For more information about WEDP, please visit www.wedpindia.com

Keynote Address by Guest of Honour, Sh. Vipul Goel

Hon’ble Minister for Industries & Commerce, Government of Haryana

Keynote Address by Guest of Honour, Sh. Suresh Prabhu

Hon’ble Minister for Commerce & Industry, Government of India

Inaugural Address by Chief Guest, Sh. Manohar Lal Khattar*

Hon’ble Chief Minister of Haryana

Vote of Thanks by Ms. Elizabeth Vasquez

Co-Founder & CEO, WEConnect International

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM

Coffee/Tea Break

11:20 AM – 12:10 PM
(Main Hall)

WEXplore Panel Discussion: Education as an Enabler for Women Economic Empowerment

Moderator:

  • Dr. Gitanjali Chaturvedi
    Senior Social Development Specialist, World Bank

Panelists:

  • Dr. Mona Mathur
    Founder & CEO, Million Sparks Foundation
  • Ms. Ritu Jhingon
    Head – CSR, & Head – Project Nand Ghar, Vedanta Group
  • Ms. Shveta Raina
    Founder, Talerang and Talerang Express
  • Mr. Raghav Gupta
    India Country Director, Coursera
  • Ms. Smitha Nair
    Head, Public Policy and External Affairs (West), Diageo India
  • Ms. Ragini Bajaj Chaudhary
    India CEO, GrayMatters Capital
  • Ms. Vanita Sehgal
    Principal, Delhi Public School

12:10 AM – 1:00 PM
(Main Hall)

WEXplore Panel Discussion: Access to Entrepreneurial Ecosystems as an Enabler

Moderator:

  • Ms. Roshika Singh
    Employer-Supported Childcare Lead – India, IFC

Panelists:

  • Dr. Anindya Chatterjee
    Regional Director – Asia, IDRC
  • Ms. Sunita Sanghi
    Advisor-Skills, E & MU, NITI Aayog
  • Ms. Anita Gupta
    OSD, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of Sikkim
  • Dr. Shalini Sarin
    Chair of Foundation Board, SVP Human Resources & Solar Global Business, Philips Lighting
  • Ms. Geetika Dayal
    Executive Director, TIE Delhi-NCR

12:10 PM – 1:00 PM
(Showshaa)

WEXplore Panel Discussion: Access to Technology

Keynote Address:

  • Sh. Devender Singh, IAS
    Principal Secretary, Electronics & I.T. Departments, Government of Haryana

Moderator:

  • Ms. Parvathi Menon
    CEO & Founder, Innovation Alchemy

Panelists:

  • Ms. Shweta Rajpal Kohli
    Head, Public Policy, Uber India
  • Mr. Ritesh Mehta
    Head of Policy Programs, India & South Asia, Facebook
  • Mr. Abhishek Mathur
    Chief Procurement Manager – India /SA, IBM Transformation and Operations, IBM
  • Ms. Poornima Dore
    Head-Data Driven Governance, Tata Trusts
  • Mr. Girish Kulkarni
    Corporate Strategic Procurement, Intel
  • Ms. Indu Anand
    Head – Public Policy & External Affairs (North), Diageo India
  • Ms. Manisha Raisinghani
    Co-founder, LogiNext Solutions

1:00 PM – 1:40 PM

Lunch

1:40 PM – 2:10 PM
(Showshaa)

“Driving with Selvi” Documentary Clip Screening

followed by
Discussion with the director, Ms. Elisa Paloschi
President, Eyefull Inc.

1:40 PM – 2:30 PM
(Main Hall)

WEXplore Panel Discussion: Women Entrepreneurship – From Job Seekers to Job Creators

Moderator:

  • Mr. Nehal Sanghvi
    Senior Advisor for Innovation & Partnership, USAid

Panelists:

  • Mr. Sudhir Rajpal, IAS
    Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce Department, Government of Haryana
  • Ms. Vandana Verma
    Program Director, Ikea Foundation
  • Ms. Aloka Mazumdar
    Head – Sustainability, HSBC
  • Ms. B. Kavitha Rajesh
    Treasurer, ALEAP India
  • Women’s Voices
    Discussion with Grassroots Women Entrepreneurs

2:10 PM – 2:50 PM
(Showshaa)

WENgage Corporate Session: EY – Building A Better World

Panelists:

  • Mr. Amit Mehta
    Procurement Leader – GDS India, Products & Services, EY
  • Mr. George Abraham
    Operations Leader – Procurement, Products & Services, EY
  • Mr. Vinay Patil
    Procurement Leader – GDS India, Technology Sourcing, EY
  • Mr. Santhosh KKJ
    Procurement Leader – GDS India, Travel, Meetings & Events, EY
  • Mr. Raghunath T.V.
    Managing Director, Gift Links
  • Ms. Aarti Bindra
    Managing Director, ACPL Systems

2:30 PM – 3:10 PM
(Main Hall)

WEXplore Panel Discussion: Access to Finance

Moderator:

  • Mr. Anil Sinha
    Advisor-South Asia, Global Impact Investors Network

Panelists:

  • Smt. S. Radha Chauhan, IAS
    CEO, GeM, Government of India
  • Mr. Peter Lee
    Supplier Diversity Manager, Wells Fargo
  • Ms. Suchi Mukherjee
    Founder & CEO, Limeroad.com
  • Ms. Kumud Sharma
    CEO, SuperSeva Services
  • Ms. Santosh Agarwal
    Head of Life Insurance, Policybazaar.com
  • Mr. Alok Mittal
    Co-founder, Indifi Technologies

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM
(Showshaa)

WENgage Corporate Session: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women & Girl Rising India Foundation

Keynote Address:

  • Ms. Manjushree Dutta
    Vice President – Executive Office, Goldman Sachs, Bangalore
Screening of Girl Rising followed by Panel Discussion

Moderator:

  • Ms. Nidhi Dubey, Country Director, Girl Rising India

Panelists:

  • Ms. Debjani Ghosh
    Former Vice President SMG, Intel, & Managing Director, Intel South Asia
  • Ms. Nandita Bhatla
    Senior Technical Specialist, ICRW
  • Ms. Sohini Bhattacharya
    President & CEO, Breakthrough
  • Ms. Sonia Shrivastava
    Head, Vodafone Foundation
  • Ms. Mamta Saikia
    COO, Bharti Foundation
  • Ms. Sangeeta Khushalani
    Director, X-cellent Technology & Solution

3:10 PM – 3:50 PM
(Main Hall)

WEXplore Panel Discussion: Women in Business

Moderator:

  • Ms. Pushpanjali Chawla
    MD, Piivotul Consulting Services

Panelists:

  • Ms. Jenny Grieser
    Senior Director, Women Economic Empowerment, Walmart
  • Ms. Anu Acharya
    CEO, Mapmygenome India
  • Ms. Naiyya Saggi
    Founder, BabyChakra
  • Ms. Sonia Sharma
    Founder, Nature Organic
  • Ms. Deepakshi Bhanot
    Owner, PLG International
  • Ms. Puja Mahajan
    Unitas Foods

3:30 PM – 3:50 PM

Coffee/Tea Break

4:00 PM – 4:40 PM
(Main Hall)

WEXplore Panel Discussion: Engendering Investments – From Policy to Practice 

Moderator:

  • Ms. Mamta Kohli
    Senior Social Development Specialist, Department For International Development, United Kingdom

Panelists:

  • Dr. Bindu Dey
    Secretary, Technology Development Board
  • Ms. Shailaja Rangarajan
    Founder & Director, Rimagined
  • Mr. Chintan Bakshi
    CEO Startup Oasis
  • Mr. Subhrangshu Sanyal
    CEO, IIM Kolkata
  • Ms. Priyanka Gupta
    Head, Kaushal Bhaav Skill Solution (KBSS)
  • Ms. Saloni Malhotra
    Founder, DesiCrew Solutions
  • Ms. Ekta Jaju
    Founder & Director, ONganic Foods

3:50 PM – 4:30 PM
(Showshaa)

WEXplore Panel Discussion: Breaking Through Trade Barriers in South Asia

Moderator:

  • Mr. Vijay Ganapathy
    COO, TTC

Panelists:

  • Ms. Mandakini Kaul
    Senior Regional Cooperation Advisor, South Asia Region, World Bank
  • Ms. Rezani Aziz
    CEO, AdFactors Public Relations Lanka, Sri Lanka
  • Ms. Luna Shamsuddoha
    Chairperson, Dohatec New Media, Bangladesh
  • Ms. Amina Adel
    Gender Team Leader, ATAR, Afghanistan
  • Mr. Shashi Satyal
    Managing Partner, T R Upadhya & Co., Nepal
  • Mr. Mohammed Saqib
    Founding Member & Secretary General, India China Economic and Cultural Council, India

4:30 PM – 5:10 PM
(Showshaa)

WEXplore Panel Discussion: Women Business Associations

Moderator:

  • Ms. Uma Reddy
    Promoter-Director, WEConnect international in India

Panelists:

  • Ms. Archana Bhatnagar
    President, MAWE
  • Ms. B. Kavitha Rajesh
    Treasurer, ALEAP
  • Ms. Rajalakshmi
    President, eMERG
  • Ms. Rupa Rani
    Founder Chairperson, COWE Karnataka
  • Ms. T.M. Uma Gopalan
    President, AWAKE

4:40 PM – 7:00 PM

WEDisplay Trade Show

4:40 PM – 7:00 PM

WEConnect International Networking

*To be confirmed

For additional information, please contact:

Mr. Parul Soni
Global Managing Partner, Thinkthrough Consulting
Soni@ttcglocal.com

Mr. Gaurav Panday
Lead – Corporate Relations, Thinkthrough Consult
Panday@ttcglocal.com