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About this course

Setting goals, working hard for them, and getting results!

This is the discipline you’ll inculcate in yourself after listening to this conversational session with Akila Agrawal. She has all the qualities that are required to become a successful lawyer. The proof is her 22 years of a successful career as a lawyer at the imminent Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

Her conviction, clarity, and fierceness are visible in her answers and are indeed very infectious to the audience.

She speaks about her journey so far, the changes in women's lawyer count she has seen over two decades, and a skill set that is required as a professional in law or other fields. She shares the work discipline that led her to climb the ladder of recognition and success. 

Why should you attend?

  • You will understand the importance of developing the right skillset
  • You will be able to know how to stand out among the crowd of people looking for opportunities
  • You will understand how to develop work ethics and discipline

Know your Trainer 

Akila has over 20 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, and general corporate and employment law.

She has extensively handled acquisitions, disposals, takeover offers, delisting offers, commercial contracts, and SEBI-related matters. Akila has considerable national and international experience, having served several significant clients across a broad range of industries and sectors.

She is a frequent contributor to professional journals, such as India Business Law Journal and In-House Lawyer. She is also a commentator on legal issues in leading publications and newspapers such as Business Standard and The Economic Times


“This session taught me how to be fierce as a woman and make yourself irreplaceable in the organization”- Kashish Gupta, Project Manager

“She is the perfect epitome of an ambitious, hardworking, and goal-oriented woman. The way she didn’t over-glorified her struggles justifies her hugely successful career. She showed me if you want something then you can get it. ” Harshita Singh, Aspiring Lawyer

Who can do this course?

  • Women lawyers who want to become partners at their firms and are looking for inspiration
  • Women professionals who want to know how to balance their work and family life
  • Women who are about to start their career and want to know how to climb the ladder of success

Program Structure

This is a 45 minutes conversational session with Akila Agrawal, Partner at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. The session is led and facilitated by Annirudha Sen, Chief Business Officer, WiT India

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the skill set needed to build a strong career
  • Analyse how to polish your negotiation and agility skills
  • Understand the importance of adjusting and keeping at pace with technology
  • Acknowledge the importance of adapting to different skill sets and developing a vision across different roles

Session Flow

  • Challenges faced by women professionals and skills needed to deal with them
  • Importance of seeking suitable mentors
  • Taking charge of your own success and growth
  • Normalising women discussing monetary aspects

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  • DURATION 45 Minute(s)
  • LEVEL Beginner
  • FORMAT Online Self Paced
  • CATEGORY Leadership & Management
  • KEY LEARNING AREA Difference in technology across different industries, define and building digital assets

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