Diversity and Inclusion Summit 2021

Mar 05, 202116:00 - 18:30

Virtual Summit

About the Summit

The purpose of the summit is to bring together an interdisciplinary group of women leaders from industry, government and academia to encourage diversity and embrace the culture of inclusion of women in technology organizations. 

This year the summit will be held virtually on March 5, 2021 from 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm.

Through several conversations, we will ideate on ways to improve gender diversity and equality at workplaces along with discussions emerging from our on-going research work on gender roles and ‘work-from-home’ index as well as a diverse panel discussion on the status of women in leadership roles. 

Registration is mandatory for all participants. 

You'll find the summit comprising keynote presentations and panel discussions on key issues around the focused topics identified for the summit.

Key Takeaways:

  • Exposure to different perspectives leading to better, more adaptable solutions to achieve diversity across different sectors
  • Action items you can take back to your own institution to promote a more diverse and inclusive tech workforce
  • Expand your personal and professional network with like-minded audience 


We welcome you to join in the conversation.


Welcome Address

4.05 pm to 4.15 pm

Welcome Address by

Mamtha Reddy

Sr. Associate Director, SRITNE-ISB

Panel Discussion

Panel I: Whose Work Is It Anyway?

Discussion points:

  • Gender roles during lockdown
  • Effect of WFH on women employees


4.15 pm to 5.20 pm 

Panel II: The Status of Women in Leadership

Discussion Points:

  • Examining gender/elevation bias in assigning leadership roles to women
  • Gender-inclusive leadership 


5.20 pm to 6.25 pm 


We are a multi-disciplinary research centre at the Indian School of Business aimed at fostering rigorous and relevant activities through:

a. Research that addresses practical and policy questions related to the effective ICT selection, adoption, & exploitation

b. Education that trains future leaders to leverage ICT for competitive success

c. Dialogue with academics, industry, government and students though speaker series, conferences and symposia 

Contact Us

Please write to Ashwini Mistry (ashwini_mistry@isb.edu) in case of any queries regarding the summit.