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Arcturus 2018: Women in Leadership

Arcturus 2018: The Leadership Conclave, a two-day summit was conducted at SIBM Pune on 27th & 28th July 2018. The theme for Arcturus 2018 was Women in Leadership: The Time Is Now.

On Day 1, Ms Neha Saxena Shenoy– Talent and Leadership Development for RB Health, South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Reckitt Benckiser delivered a keynote speech on the topic Organisations and Society, Nurturing the Woman Leaders of Tomorrow. Ms Ashitha Mollera Executive Director, Data & Analytics, KPMG spoke on the keynote topic: The Future of Business Intelligence. A panel discussion on the topic Metamorphosis: Intelligence Quotient to Learning Quotient was conducted with Ms Ankita Poddar– HR Business Partner, Amazon India, Ms Kaushambi Nag – Solution Manager, OrgSolutions, New Ventures, Mckinsey & Company, Ms Nandini Mehta Asst. Vice President – Heading Business HR, Max Fashions, Landmark Group and Ms. Ashitha Mollera as the panellists.


Day 2 of the Arcturus 2018 began with Ms Kirti Poddar– Head, Talent Acquisition and EVP, India and APAC, Kellogg India, who delivered a keynote speech on the topic, ‘Classroom to Boardroom’. Ms Anupam Trehan– Head of HR (India & SAARC), Cisco Systems gave a keynote speech on the topic, HRM: India Vs. The World. She talked about digitization as a tool of support for human resources. The keynote speeches were followed by a panel discussion on Delegation to Collaboration.

The speakers  were: Ms Sunita Gyanchandani – Diversity and Inclusion Lead, South Asia, Unilever Ms Anisha Agarwal – External Communications, IKEA India Major Aditi Mohan – VP & Head – Corporate Services, Fidelity National Financial Ms Aparna Shailen – Director, HR Operations, Alight Solutions Ms Yoshita Swarup Sharma, Co-founder, Ready to Ascend.

The conclave was organized by the Corporate Interface Team.

Dr R Raman

Director – SIBM Pune


Dean – Faculty of Management – SIU