Join us as we partner with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) for the second year of the Greater 50 Conclave and Exhibition, a three-day event to support, empower and inspire women in all walks of life. The theme of the conclave this year is, ‘Empowering Women. Empowering India’.
To register for the conclave, visit - Greater 50 Conclave
Highlights of the conclave
FICCI and FLO are all set to carry forward their inspiration for The Greater 50 in 2021 with the Greater 50 Conclave and Exhibition, to be held from September 27 to 29, with Her Circle as the Digital Media Partner. The event will be inaugurated by Ms Smiti Irani Hon’ble Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD), Govt. of India on September 27, 2021. This three-day mega event will witness the coming together of more than 50 inspiring women who are the game-changers in their respective fields; women who have been shattering the glass ceiling; women who have fought hard to create a path for other women and girls to follow.
The 10 thematic sessions through the conclave will be
1. Entrepreneurial ecosystem for women
2. Access to finance for women entrepreneurs
3. Women in STEM – busting the gender stereotypical perceptions
4. Building gender diversity in workplaces
5. Mental health and wellness
6. Women empowerment: strengthening international co=operation
7. Women in leadership roles. How to be board ready?
8. Digitisation to accelerate women empowerment
9. Building women-led micro-enterprises for sustainable livelihoods
10. Mental health and overall wellness
Some of the key speakers for the event are- Ms Ujjwala Singhania, President FLO; Dr Sangita Reddy, Immediate Past President FICCI, Greater 50 Chair and Joint MD, Apollo Hospitals Ltd; Ms Rajashree Birla, Chairperson, FICCI Aditya Birla Centre for Excellence; Mr KV Kamath, Former Chief of the New Development Bank of BRICS countries; Amb Lakshmi Puri, Former ASG, UN; Deputy Executive Director, UN Women and Former Ambassador of India; Ms Harjinder Kaur Talwar, Greater 50 Co-Chair and MD & CEO, Comvision India Pvt. Ltd; Dr Jyotsna Suri, Past President FICCI and CMD, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group; Ms Alka Nangia Arora, JS SMEs, Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India; Ms. Tessy Thomas, Indian Scientist & Director General of Aeronautical Systems, Former Project Director for Agni-IV missile in DRDO; Ms Tanya Chaitanya, Chief Content Officer, Digital Initiatives, Reliance; Ayumi Moore, Founder and President, Women in Tech; Anu Acharya, CEO Mapmygenome India; Meena Ganesh, MD & CEO Portea; Ms Deepthi Ravula, CEO, WE HUB; Ms Chetna Sinha, Founder/Chair, Mann Deshi Bank & Mann Deshi Foundation; Vidya Shah, CEO, Edelgive Foundation; Mr Saurabh Srivastava, Chairman Emeritus, TiE Delhi-NCR; Ms Naina Lal Kidwai, Past President FICCI and Chairman, Advent India Advisory Board; Padmaja Ruparel, Co-Founder, Indian Angel Network; Uma Reddy, Co- Chair, FICCI Karnataka State Council & Managing Director, Hitech Magnetics & Electronics Private Limited; Mr Amit Chandra, MD, Bain Capital; Shri Challa Sreenivasulu Setty, MD-Retail & Digital Banking, State Bank of India; Ms Shabnam Siddiqui, ED, UN Global Compact Network India Ms Preeti D’mello, Chair, FICCI D&I Sub-Group on Gender Parity and Global Head - Diversity & Lead Academy, TCS; Ms Vinita Bimbhet, Past President, FLO and Director, Grameen Initiative for Women; Mr Vineet Rai, Founder, Aavishkaar (VC) and several others.
Highlights of the exhibition
The Greater 50 virtual exhibition will be held on the last day of the event. Exhibitors for the day include women-led enterprises and start-ups, participation by private sector enterprises in the field of gems and jewellery, food processing, handicrafts, health, wellness, textiles and apparel, financial services, and hospitality. Along with a multi-product show, this one-of-a-kind exhibition will also have a virtual networking lounge. Facilities like digital brochures and real-time chat will enable better interaction between exhibitors and attendees.
To register for the exhibition, visit - Greater 50 Exhibition
About Greater 50
Last year, FICCI jointly with FICCI Ladies Organisation embarked on a mega mission to support, empower, and inspire the pivotal segment of the nation’s women through the Empowering the Greater 50% campaign. The Greater 50 is not just a platform to inspire women. It is a facilitation ecosystem that is driven by the mission to introduce positive changes at various levels to enhance the entrepreneurial and decision-making skills of women, especially those from the SMB and the rural sector. Through mentorship programs, digital workshops on finance and planning, legal awareness and mental health sessions, and training on gender inclusion at workplace, The Greater 50 mission over the last year has been a conduit for change. This initiative is chaired by Dr Sangita Reddy, Past President FICCI along with Ms Harjinder Kaur, Past President of FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) and Vice President of FICCI CMSME as the co-chair. The spirit of positive and effective change by empowering women with the right tools connects Her Circle to The Greater 50 ethos.