The Economic Times September 21, 2020
Kicking off on September 23rd, is The Economic Times Women’s Forum (ETWF) where over 30 speakers will focus on the role of women in post-COVID economic recovery. The exclusive and diverse group of speakers includes Melinda Gates, who will make a strong case for a gender-responsive economic recovery plan. It is a clear fact that India’s economic is closely linked with the fortunes of the country’s half a billion women. In the severe economic fallout of the Covid-19 crisis, any recovery plan can only succeed by harnessing the economic potential of women.
The forum will bring together top-level speakers including – Stephanie C. Hill, Executive VP, Rotary and Mission Systems, Lockheed Martin Corporation; Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson, Biocon; Aruna Jayanthi, MD, Capgemini Asia Pacific and Latin Ame D, Accenture India; Gagandeep Kang, Scientist, Fellow of Royal Society London; and fashion designer Ritu Beri. Tennis icon Sania Mirza, politician Mahua Moitra and actor Sonali Bendre.