Changing Face of Business Ownership

30th November 2018 | Cyber Conventions, Hyderabad, India

Where Women Entrepreneurs Meet Market Opportunity

“ThinkBig is WEConnect International’s signature annual event in India. It brings together some of the largest corporations in the world and female business owners from across the region, creating opportunities for greater market access for women-owned businesses. ThinkBig serves as a platform for women’s entrepreneurship and economic empowerment, as well as corporate engagement around inclusive and impactful sourcing, corporate social responsibility initiatives, and attaining SDG #5 (gender equality)”

Highlights of the ThinkBig2018:

  • Corporate Panel Discussion
  • Success stories of certified women business enterprises
  • WEConnect International India Awards presentation
  • Session on ‘Going Global with WEConnect International’
  • Buyer-Supplier Meet, exclusive for certified women business enterprises*

Our Speakers

ThinkBig 2018 brings an exciting range of experience to the stage. Excite and inspire your delegates with the best conference speakers.

Our Supporters

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Our Outreach Partners

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Conference Schedule

Check the program for this year's conference and learn about the speakers and sessions in store for Women enthusiasts.

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Inaugural Session

9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

10:35 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Panel Moderator: Srikant Rao, Managing Director, ASAP

Panelists:
- Geethadevi K., Founder, Gradus Engineers & Gradus Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
- Kalpana Anantharaman, CEO, Avion Systems
- Priti Sawant, CEO & Founder JoulestoWatts Business Solution Pvt. Ltd.
- Panelist 4-WBE

11:30 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.

Panel Moderator: Deepthi Ravula, CEO, WEHub, Telangana

Panelists:
- Representative Goldman Sachs India*
- Rajneesh Kumar, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Walmart India
- Shreemanti Choudhary, Senior Manager , Purchasing, Brand Business Services P&G India
- Mini Sivasankaran, Founder, Sure Events
- Sharmila Jain, Founder, PD Fluted Cartons
- Payal Agarwal- Founder, Tranquilitea

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Panel Moderator: Vibha Hariharan, Head of Global Procurement Operations, World Bank Group

Panelists:
Ashish Braganza, Regional Contractor Lead, Accenture
George Abraham, GDS (Global Delivery Services) Talent Procurement Leader - India | Associate Director, EY
Girish Kulkarni, Purchasing Manager, Corporate Strategic Procurement, Intel
Sangita N. Vinayak, India Center Leader & First Line Leader - RESO,
Marcom & Travel - India / South Asia, IBM

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WEConnect International Certified WBEs have an opportunity for face-to-face roundtable meetings with participating corporate members (currently expecting Intel, IBM, EY, Accenture, Cisco, Walmart, Goldman Sachs, World Bank, P&G, Wells Fargo, Dell, J&J, and Monsanto)

*The program is subject to change.

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Peer Share Coworking Spaces,
35, Basement Community Centre,
Basant Lok, Vasant Vihar,
New Delhi-110057, India

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