Successful Women In Management (SWIM) annual conference hosted at Great Lakes
Great Lakes hosted its annual conference Successful Women in Management (SWIM) on August 13th, 2014. The conference is aimed at identifying & felicitating women who have contributed in great way in their respective fields. The theme of this year’s conference was “Woman Leadership – Better Corporate Governance and Ethics?” Like each year, SWIM 2014 acted as a great forum for successful Indian women from various realms to share their stories and inspire the audience.
The keynote speaker, Ms. Anita Tripathy, President, InVentiv International Pharma Services Pvt. Ltd., instilled the thought that boundaries exist only in our minds. Ms. Gouthami, actress and entrepreneur emphasized on doing things that interest one and not yielding to peer or societal pressure. The key note speeches were followed by a panel discussion on the conference theme which was moderated by Prof. Hema Bajaj of Great Lakes. The panel had great women achievers from various fields - Ms. Preethy Unnikrishnan – Head, Campus Recruitment at Tata Consultancy Services, Ms. Seema Raghunath - Head Leadership Devolopment, John Deere India and Ms. Sharda Batra - Director – HR, Morgan Stanley, Ms. Kalki Subramanian – Founder, Sahodari Foundation.
All the esteemed panelists shared their experiences and spoke about the innumerable benefits women bring to the boardroom table. They also answered the students’ questions, offering their valuable suggestions and insights, gained from their individual experiences.