Focus Areas

Johannes Kepler University

MBA India Study Tour

Feb 2010

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Women in Leadership

The "Forum for Women in Leadership", WILL Forum India-- is a unique and deeply committed mandate that will bring together senior women executives in leadership positions from across corporate India for an open dialogue on their aspirations, opportunities, nurturing mind-sets, mentoring and harnessing the rewards of collective thinking for improving the workplace in the coming years.

The WILL Forum will set the tone and a strong agenda for women executives across industry and lateral segments of Indian business and society including private sector, public sector, and multinational corporations to make an important case for leveraging the vast talent pool of women in the workplace and creating opportunities for them that will share the rewards of best business practices, and make a contribution to business and society.

Since inception in 2007, WILL Forum has successfully

  • Conducted more than 60 meetings across cities in India.
  • Brought together more than 3000 Women Executives to facilitate networking and collective thinking.
  • Guided 400 WILL Mentees across various industries
  • Published 14 distinguished Reports and Research Surveys on issues impacting women in workplace.
WILL Governing Board
  Poonam Barua
Founder Convener
WILL Forum
  Ritu Anand
Vice President & Deputy Head
Tata Consultancy Services
  Sangeeta Singh
Executive Director HR
  Amita Kasbekar
WIN Leader
Deloitte India
  Sumit Chadha
Country Head, MD
Blackrock Services India
  Prameela Kalive
VP and Head GTS IMEA
Zensar Technologies
  Shravani Dang
Group Head - Corporate Communications
Avantha Group
  Jagvinder Pinny Mann
Vice President-F&A
Bank of America
WILL Mentoring Council
  Sammy Medora
Chairman - Audit Committee Institute
  Ritu Anand
Vice President & Deputy Head Global Human Resources
Tata Consultancy Services
  S.V. Nathan
Vice President HR
Deloitte Consulting India
  Sangeeta Singh
Executive Director Human Resources
  Sunita Thawani
Chief Legal
JUSCO (Tata Steel)
  Amita Kasbekar
WIN Leader
Deloitte India
  Shravani Dang
Group Head - Corporate Communications
Avantha Group
  Sumit Chadha
Country Head, MD
Blackrock Services India
  Atul Sharma
Director HR
Monsanto Holdings
  David Lobo
Senior HR Leader
GE India
  Jagvinder Pinny Mann
Vice President-F&A
Bank of America
  Aparna Sharma
Deutsche Bank Group
GBS Service Centre
  Prameela Kalive
VP and Head GTS IMEA
Zensar Technologies
  Anita Guha
Global Design Team Member
IBM India
  Anju Talwar
Senior Vice President
  Ramona Miranda
Organizational Effectiveness, Director India
  Sandhya Vasudevan
Managing Director
Deutsche Bank
  Prabir Jha
Senior Vice President - Human Resources
Tata Motors Limited
Participating Companies
  3M India Limited   Indian Oil Corporation  
  Accenture Services Private Ltd.   Infosys Technologies Limited  
  Aircel Ltd.   International Finance Corporation  
  Amazon Development Centre India   Jamshedpur Utilities & Service  
  American Express India Pvt. Ltd.   JSW Steel Limited  
  Avantha Group   KPMG  
  Axis Bank   Mahindra & Mahindra  
  Bank of America   Mahindra Lifespace Developers Limited  
  Barclays Shared Services Private Limited   Microsoft India  
  Bharti Enterprises   Monsanto India Limited  
  Blackrock Services India   Nokia India Private Limited  
  BP Castrol India   Novartis Healthcare  
  Britannia Industries Limited   ONGC Limited  
  Broadridge Financial Solutions Pvt. Ltd.   Pfizer India  
  BSR & Co.   Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Limited  
  Capgemini India Private Limited   RPG Group  
  Citigroup   Saint Gobain India  
  Cummins India Limited   Shell India  
  Deloitte U.S. Offices in India   Sodexo India On-site Service Solutions  
  Deutsche Bank   Tata Capital Limited  
  Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited   Tata Consultancy Services Limited  
  Eisai Pharmaceuticals India (Private) Limited   Tata Motors  
  Ernst & Young   Tata Steel  
  Essar Group   Tata Tea  
  Fidelity India Business Services   Tata Teleservices  
  GE India   The Indian Hotels Company Ltd.  
  Genpact   The Nielsen Company  
  GMR Group   The Tata Power Company Limited  
  Harvard Business School   The World Bank  
  HCL Technologies   Thomson Reuters  
  Headstrong   UCB India Private Limited  
  Hindustan Unilever   Vantage Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd.  
  Honeywell India   Vodafone India Ltd.  
  IBM India   Walchand PeopleFirst  
  ICICI Bank Limited   Zensar Technologies Limited  
Research Reports



In pursuit Of Balance Leadership: Pioneering the Path for
Corporate India


WILL Mentees Learning Manual 2010


WILL User's Guide
WILL User's Guide: Mentoring Women in the Workplace

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"WILL Forum @ Wharton"

WILL Forum @ Wharton : Why Wharton Shines!

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"WILL - Human Capital Interview"

A Platform for Women Role Models

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"WILL - KPMG Survey Report"

Creating Women Business Leaders: Differentiating
Styles of Women Executives

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Forum for Women in Leadership
WILL Forum Meetings
WILL Public Policy Series
Creating Women Business Leaders
WILL Founding Members
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