Course Details

The share of woman-led Fortune 500 companies has hit a record high, with 44 female CEOs at the helm of some of the largest corporations in the U.S. But perhaps the biggest takeaway from this year’s list is just how uneventful the changes in women’s leadership are—a sign that female CEOs are finding stability and staying power atop Fortune 500 companies.” - Fortune Magazine

More women are owning a seat at the table. But is it true that men make better leaders because they are better decision makers compared to women who are more compassionate.. Is it true that success factor depends on which gender is at the helm?

Be a part of this engaging discussion with successful women leaders and understand what it takes to be a great leader - be it a man or woman


Learning Outcomes:

  • Traits and qualities of a good leader
  • Getting women to aim for leadership roles
  • Challenges and roadblocks for organizations in motivating women


Why should you attend?

  • You will learn about the traits of a good leader
  • You will understand how your social upbringing and conditioning plays a big role in your leadership skills
  • You will learn how to bring a strong network of allies and cheerleaders to amplify your voice


Know your Speakers:

Manisha Kohli - She is the Head of Partner Engineering at Google Cloud. As a Mentor to several Women in Technology, she is making a large impact by creating a diverse workforce in the Indian IT industry.

Lavanya Shrinagesh - She is the Global CSR and Diversity & Inclusion leader for Genpact. She actively leads programs that harness the energy and talent of employees for the economic, social, and environmental betterment of communities. As the D&I leader, she is involved in steering initiatives to create a gender balanced organization with 50% representation of women across all levels. 

Shuchika Sahay - She is the Global Chief Human Resources Officer at Firstsource. With experience across HR generalist roles and specialised roles in learning, talent & diversity, she has worked with organisations on an accelerated growth trajectory and built solutions at scale, & navigated complex matrix global organisations and galvanised cross-cultural teams to deliver outcomes.

Sarika Bhattacharya - She is the Founder & Board Member of BeyonDiversity, a purpose-driven social enterprise, which is now recognized as one of the Global Top 10 Diversity Consulting firms with 150+ organizations as clients. She is a recognized speaker in global forums, industry associations, and academic institutions on social innovation, inclusive leadership, gender issues, and entrepreneurship. 



" A very engaging discussion on why women representation at the top is very less and what can we do as women to help other women reach greater heights"  -  Sudipta S, Project Manager in a leading MNC

"Leadership is not about being a man or a woman. Both will qualify as good leaders. Traits matter and can be developed. A highly recommended program” - Saptami Rao, Talent Acquisition Lead


Who can attend?

 If you are a woman aiming for a senior position, and would like to know more  on how organisations are stepping in to to support women, then this program is for you.  If you would are curious to know what qualities are recommended to be a great leader, then you should attend this program.  

Program Structure

This is a 50-minute conversation with women leaders Lavanya Sriganesh, Manisha Kohli and Shuchika Sahay. 

Session Flow:

  • What is leadership? What are the traits of a good leader
  • How can women aim for leadership roles?
  • What are the challenges faced by organizations in bringing women's talent up to speed for leadership roles?
  • Initiatives that an organization can take to motivate women's talent
  • Are women leaders positioned as compassionate rather than decision-makers?

Get your certificate of completion

  • DURATION 60 Minute(s)
  • LEVEL Senior Level (15+ years)
  • FORMAT Online Self Paced
  • Academy Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Topics Women Development
  • SKILLS Networking, Collaboration

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