WEBINAR ON LEVERAGING DIVERSITY IN CORPORATE INDIA
Organizations are increasingly focusing diversity initiatives to enhance business effectiveness...
A SHRM comparative study of diversity trends over period of 5 years from 2005 to 2010 shows distinct shifts in the way corporate organizations define, value and manage diversity. From an initial focus on diversity for creating greater inclusiveness, they are now beginning to harness the potential of diverse cultures to drive innovation, flexibility and effectively manage change in an increasingly uncertain and complex environment...
Do join our Subject Matter Experts for this complimentary webinar, to understand the full import of this what this means for us in India!
Title : Leveraging Diversity in Corporate India
Date: Thursday, 16th December '10
Time: 3-4 pm
Srimathi Shivashankar, AVP and Principal, Diversity and Sustainability, HCL
Prior to HCL, Srimathi Shivashankar was leading diversity and sustainability programs at Infosys Technologies. She has anchored the publication of the Sustainability Report for the last three years and also developed the Inclusion Index (Patent Pending) for Infosys.
A graduate from Regional Engineering College, Trichy, Srimathi later obtained an MBA in International Business from Ohio University. Srimathi has considerable experience in the areas of human capital strategy and diversity. Her core work areas in Human Capital include diversity and inclusion, employee engagement and retention, culture institutionalization, training and assessments, leadership development and counselling.
Nirmala Menon, Founder & CEO, Interweave Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
Nirmala brings with her over 20 years' experience in multiple HR functions in India and the United States. An alumnus of XLRI, India, Nirmala holds an additional masters in HR from Temple University, Philadelphia, USA. With wide, varied experience in public and private sector organisations across industries, Nirmala led the Diversity and Employee Relations practice for IBM India, gaining rich insights in diversity management. Her five-year stint at IBM also brought opportunities to facilitate workshops across ASEAN, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Canada, Mexico and the United States.
She is also an active member of Nasscom's D&I Steering Committee and has been a representative in the international advisory group of the UN Global Compact & the UNIFEM to finalise the Women's Empowerment Principles. She has also been on the Editorial Advisory Board of DTUI's "Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Management" - a one of its kind magazine for practicing diversity professionals.