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4th National Conference

Women in Leadership Roles:


The Way Forward

4-5 December, 2009 Hotel Intercontinental Eros, New Delhi

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Context
Since 1987, AIMA has been actively advocating larger participation of Women in Leadership Roles. In the last 3 National Conferences various pertinent issues have been raised from this National platform. There is complete realization that women have to play lead role in organisations. However, that fact is that not enough attention is being paid to deal with the enhancement of women as responsible partners who shape this world and run it as heads of institutions or leaders.

Objective
understand why should women be at the top and deliberate upon what difference would women leaders To

make to businesses;
understand and explore the needs of women managers who aspire to be on the top and initiate the personal To

and personnel processes of mapping and designing action plans to address these needs;
work upon designing situations that would build up more numbers of women on the top To probe what role does mentoring play in nurturing women as leaders of organizations? To explore how networking works towards enhancing leadership potential in women? To discover wholesome ways to actualize dreams and chart career path for potential women leaders. To

Content
The National Conference will address the following
Why do we need women leaders on the TOP! Practicing women managers perceive that there is a lack of understanding on the need to harbour women leaders in management. Why should women be at the top? What difference would women leaders make to business processes? How to develop women managers. This theme will discuss the needs of women managers who aspire to be on the top. The session will have cases, experience sharing and research on what is it that is required. Mentoring for Women Managers This theme would raise issues related to the mentor as well as mentee in the corporate environment as a tool to harbour the career growth of women leaders. Taking the Floor Challenging the systems and taking initiatives is what this theme is about. Stereotyping is a difficult nut to crack for both men and women. This theme will showcase why women fear taking the floor and make easy choices. How have existing women leaders coped with this and transcended the boundaries they have inherited.

Conference Director
Dr Reena Ramachandran Director General JK BUSINESS SCHOOL

Speakers Invited
Ms Anne F Stenhammer Regional Programme Director UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR WOMEN Dr (Mrs) Shikha Sharma Managing Director DR SHIKHAS NUTRI-HEALTH SYSTEMS Dr Ganesh Natrajan Dy Chairman and Managing Director ZENSAR TECHNOLOGIES LTD Mr P Dwarkanath Director- Group Human Capital MAX GROUP Dr A K Balyan * Director (HR) & Business Development OIL & NATURAL GAS CORP LTD Ms Mukul Rastogi Vice President Human Resources ITC WILLS LIFESTYLE Ms Anupama Babbar Director-HR ARICENT Mr Bharat Wakhlu Resident Director TATA SERVICES LIMITED Ms Hema Ravichandar Strategic HR Advisor Dr Shalini Sarin Director-HR SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC Mr Aquil Busrai Executive Director (HR) IBM INDIA Mr Sammy Medora Chairman, Audit Committee Institute of India KPMG Ms Amrita Gangotra Chief Information Officer (Mobility) BHARTI TELE-VENTURES LTD Ms Rachna Mukherjee Head (HR) - Mobility AIRCEL LTD Dr (Ms) Mariamma A Varghese Ex-Vice-Chancellor SNDT Women's University Ms Apurva Purohit * CEO RADIO City 91.1 FM Ms Chanda Kochhar * MD & CEO ICICI Bank Mr Sanjaya Sood Vice President Schlumberger Ms Renu Sud Karnad * Executive Director HDFC Ltd Ms Rebecca Ball * Trade Commissioner Australian Trade Commission * Confirmation awaited

Takeaways
Learning about what is the need to have more women leaders in organizations and at the top. Catching up with others initiatives and some of the practices that have worked towards this goal. Broadening the understanding of significant tools in changing the gender balance at the helm of organizations. Initiating a process to custom design ones own organizational processes to increase women leaders. Breaking internal boundaries and accepting leadership situations and roles

Who Should Attend?


The Conference is meant of Young and Senior Women & Men Managers / Professionals / CEOs and HR / Diversity Leaders from both public and private sectors. Entrepreneurs from different fields and academicians and students with a keen interest in understanding and supporting women in corporate roles.

Registration Form
4 National Conference
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Women in Leadership Roles: The Way Forward


4-5 December, 2009 - Hotel Intercontinental Eros, New Delhi
Please register our Nominee(s) for the Conference Name (Sponsoring Authority) .......................................................................................................................................................................... Designation ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ Organization .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... Address .................................................................................................................................................................................................................... ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Telephone ............................................................................................................................................................................................................... Fax.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. E-mail ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Name (Participant)................................................................................................................................................................................................ Designation............................................................................................................................................................................................................ E-mail ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Name (Participant) .............................................................................................................................................................................................. Designation ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... E-mail ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................... NOMINATION FEE* (Per Participant) For One AIMA Members Non - Members Academicians Students Rs. 8,500 Rs. 9,500 Rs. 5,000 Rs. 3,000 For Two - Three Rs. 8,000 Rs. 9,000 Rs. 4,500 Rs. 3000 For Four & More Rs. 7,500 Rs. 8,500 Rs. 4,000 Rs. 3,000

* This includes tuition fees, cost of course material, luncheons & other organisational expenses for the non-residential conference. Nomination fee is non-refundable, however participation by a substitute is allowed. Remittance of fee in advance is compulsory. The nomination will be confirmed only after receipt of nomination fee.

An Early Bird Discount of Rs. 500/- per participant can be availed by registering 15 days before the Conference.

Remittance of fee in advance is compulsory. Thus, nomination will be confirmed only after receipt of nomination fees. Enclosed is a Draft/ Cheque No. __________________ for Rs._______________________ in favour of All India Management Association payable at New Delhi being the nomination fee for the Conference. For Further details, please contact : Mr Aseem Kumar/Mr Dhananjay Singh ALL INDIA MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION Management House, 14 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 Tel.: 011-24608511, 24645100 Extn. 230, 260 & 326 Fax.: 011-24626689 E-mail: akumar@aima-ind.org, dksingh@aima-ind.org, srawat@aima-ind.org, Website : http:/www.aima-ind.org,
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Participation Fee* (Per Participant)


For One AIMA Members Non - Members Academicians Students Rs. 8,500 Rs. 9,500 Rs. 5,000 Rs. 3,000 For Two - Three Rs. 8,000 Rs. 9,000 Rs. 4,500 Rs. 3000 For Four & More Rs. 7,500 Rs. 8,500 Rs. 4,000 Rs. 3,000

Administrative Details
Date Venue Registration : : : 4-5 December 2009 Hotel Intercontinental Eros, Nehru Place, New Delhi 9:00 am - 9:30 am on 4th Dec. 2009 9:30 am 5:30 pm on 4th Dec. 2009 9:30 am 1:15 pm on 5th Dec. 2009
An Ea of Rs. rly Bird D iscou 500/n can b e ava per partici t iled b pant y tho regi s befor ster 15 da e who ys e the Confe rence .

Conference Timing :

Forthcoming Programmes
Global Advanced Management Programme 2010 9-16 January 2010 Hotel Shanghai New World, Shanghai, China Global Convention on MSME 28-29 January 2010 SCOPE Complex, New Delhi
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ABOUT AIMA
Founded in 1957, All India Management Association (AIMA) is an autonomous body which plays a proactive role in pooling management thoughts within the country. It is a platform to develop National Managerial ethos and an organization to facilitate the furtherance of the management profession in the country. AIMA's activities / initiatives include: Management Education Distance Management Development Programs Events Corporate Publications Research Competitions Services Testing Affiliated with AIMA are a federation of LMAs (Local Management Associations) with as many as 58 across the country and two co-operating management associations abroad- Qatar Indian Management Association and Mauritius Management Association. AIMA has over 3000 institutions and 30,000 individual members. AIMA is represented on a number of policy making committees of the Government of India, the Indian Institutes of Management, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and some other professional bodies like the Bureau of Indian Standards and the National Productivity Council. AIMA is also a member of Asian Association of Management Organization. AAMO is a partnership of national management organizations in the Asian region whose purpose is to share and actively leverage resources to enhance the achievement of their missions. AIMA also maintains close links with a number of overseas professional bodies and institutions like the American Management Association, Chartered Management Institute (UK), all the National Management Organisations in the Asia Pacific Region and St Gallen University of Switzerland etc. For more information please visit www.aima-ind.org