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 brings together on stage some of the most experienced Speakers from Corporate and Business world.

Our Supporters

Here are few of our Supporters who extend their support to ThinkBig 2018

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Our Outreach Partners

We are thankful to our Outreach Partner for ThinkBig, 2018

Event Agenda

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Inaugural Session

10:35 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Panel Moderator: Srikant Rao, Managing Director, ASAP-Y Sourcing Solutions Private Limited

Panelists:
Geethadevi K., Founder, Gradus Engineers & Gradus Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Kalpana Anantharaman, CEO, Avion Systems
Meeta Wasan, CEO, Doon Consulting
Priti Sawant, CEO & Founder JoulestoWatts Business Solution Pvt. Ltd.

11:30 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.

Panel Moderator: Deepthi Ravula, CEO, WEHub, Telangana

Panelists:
Manjushree Dutta, Vice President, Head of Executive Office, Goldman Sachs
Mini Sivasankaran, Founder, Sure Events
Payal Agarwal- Founder, Tranquilitea
Shreemanti Choudhary, Senior Manager, Purchasing, Brand Business Services, Procter & Gamble
Sharmila Jain, Founder, PD Fluted Cartons
Sridevi Kalavakolanu, Senior Director, Responsible Sourcing, Walmart

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, Procurement Leader - Real Estate Strategy & Operations, Marcom and Travel - India / South Asia & India Center Leader, 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, Boeing, World Bank, P&G, Wells Fargo, Dell and J&J)

*The program is subject to change.

Get in touch

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

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