Ms. Vanitha Datla addresses HYSEA Women Leaders’ Forum
More than 50+ Senior Women Leaders from the IT Industry attend the Networking & Brainstorming Meeting
17th September 2021, Hyderabad: HYSEA Women Leaders’ Forum hosted an important Networking & Brainstorming meeting at Infosys Campus, Gachibowli today. HYSEA Women Leaders’ Forum an important Industry Forum which seeks to create opportunities and drive capability development of ‘Women in Tech’ reach leadership positions. While individual organizations attempt to enable equality of opportunity through their Diversity and Inclusion programs, an Industry wide effort like the Women Leaders’ Forum provides a huge platform and help achieve scale. The forum was inaugurated by Dr. (Smt.) Tamilisai Soundararajan, Hon’ble Governor of Telangana and Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Puducherry on 24th June 2021.
More than 50+ Senior Women Leaders from the IT/ITES Industry participated in the brainstorming meeting to: Identify challenges and create interventions for women leaders, create platforms that help build women leadership pipeline and also to develop and influence policies that encourage gender diversity.
Ms. Vanitha Datla, Vice Chairperson & MD, ELICO Ltd. & MD, Elico Healthcare Service Ltd., was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Addressing the meeting, she advised women in workforce to follow six ‘ups’ in life to succeed or to make a difference in someone’s life: Show up, Speak up, Look up, Team up, Don’t give up, Lift others up. She also urged them to be thought leaders, change makers and economic contributors to add value to nation building.
Earlier Welcoming the participants, Mr. Bharani Aroll, reiterated HYSEA’s commitment to bridge the gap between number of women in workforce and those in leadership positions. HYSEA leadership development workshop exclusive for women leaders has trained more than 1000+ mid to senior level women leaders to take up leadership roles since 2009, he said.
Eminent leaders from the IT/ITES Industry who were present on the occasion include: Ms. Mamatha Madireddy,Centre Director – GSC Hyd, Chennai, Kolkata, Vizag, HSBC & Lead, HYSEA Women Leaders’ Forum, Ms. Sailaja Josyula,Centre Head – Hyderabad & Global Delivery SBU Practice Head (VP)- BFS Digital Operations, Cognizant Technology Solutions., Ms. Manisha Saboo, AVP & Development Centre Head, HYD SEZ, Infosys Ltd., Ms. Shefali Mishra, VP – Operations, Synchrony, Sridhar Chunduri, SVP, Head of Technology – Enterprise Functions, Wells Fargo India, Philippines & Site Leader – Hyderabad, Wells Fargo, and Mr. R. Srinivas Rao, COO, HYSEA.