March, 2015

Launch of Genpact Centre for Women’s Leadership

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Date: Monday, March 23rd, 2015
Time: 11 am to 1.15 pm (Luncheon to follow)
Venue: Ashoka University, Sonepat. Please click here for details on how to reach the campus.
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The event will be attended by the leadership team from Genpact including Tiger Tyagarajan (CEO and President, Genpact), Ashoka founders & faculty, students and invited guests.

The agenda for the event is as follows:

11:00 am Welcome by Tiger Tyagarajan, CEO and President, Genpact
11:10 am Keynote address by Kavita N Ramdas, Representative, Ford Foundation
11:30 am Panel discussion on ‘What does Leadership mean to you’ moderated by Sasha Sanyal, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Initiatives, Genpact


  • Shailaja Chandra, former Chief Secretary, Delhi Government
  • Jyoti Arora, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India
  • Leela Samson, Artist & former Chairperson, SNA and Central Board of Film Certification
  • Nivedita Narain, Program Director, Pradan
  • Tanvi Dubey, Editor, Herstory at
  • Ishanika Sharma, Ashoka Student
12.20 pm Networking Introductions
12.40 pm Closing by Dr Pramath Raj Sinha and Harshbeena Sahney Zaveri, Founder, Ashoka University
1 pm onwards Luncheon
2:00 pm Disperse


About the Centre

GCWL is a partnership between Genpact and Ashoka University. Both organisations are pioneers in their respective sectors and strive for excellence, innovation, and inclusion. The centre will address issues related to women’s leadership through research, advocacy, teaching, mentorship and corporate engagement.

The centre is unique as it is based in a co-educational institution with a Liberal Arts curriculum. This is the first centre with an industry/academic partnership combining research with application to develop and support female leaders globally.


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