Agenda, I Inspire 5th April 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 am



9:00 am – 9:15 am

Welcome Remarks

9:15 am – 9:35 am

Case Study | Include & Impact

Meet Nand Kishore Chaudhary, Jaipur Rugs, who has successfully created shared value by exemplifying how profits and social mission aren’t mutually exclusive, but can actually reinforce each other

Speakers- Rajesh Ramakrishnan, NK Chaudhary

9:35 am – 10:10am


CXO Panel | Include & Impact : Aligning Business, Diverse Talent and Societal Impact Goals

Learn how organizations are impacting the bottom line by creating an inclusive organizational ecosystem by bringing together business and diversity goals


10:15 AM- 10:30 AM


Research Report Launch

 Understanding LGBT – AN Ally’s Perspective

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

I Inspire Corporate Awards

Honoring  corporates celebrating their best practices in D&I and CSR. All awardees are role models in their field of excellence and an inspiration to all of us.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Inclusion, Innovation, Transformation: Case Studies of Inclusive Growth in Business

Witness success stories of organizations where inclusion has led to innovation resulting in financial gains and transformation

Speakers- Pankaj Bansal

11:30 AM- 11:45 AM

Networking Break

11:45 AM- 12:45 PM

Interactive Breakaways



1A : Power of Inclusion: Aligning Passion, Purpose & Profits



1B : Beyond Bias: Unboxing Diversity



1C : Gigging into the Future: Thriving in Future of Work



12:45 PM- 1:45 PM

Networking Lunch

1:45 PM- 2:30 PM

Mentoring Graduation Ceremony

Convocation ceremony of BeyonDiversity Foundation fellows, graduating from the BeyonDiversity Mentoring Program 2018- 2019

2:30PM- 3:00 PM


Fireside Chat | Stories of Courage

A fireside chat exploring the journey of 2 courageous women, smashing all stereotypes and breaking glass ceilings

Speakers- Jabna Chauhan, Vartika Joshi

3:00 PM- 3:15 PM

Tea/Coffee Break

3:15 PM- 4:15 PM

Panel | Year of Change

Listen to stories of grit & passion that have made 2018  a landmark year in Indian history by redefining laws, giving voice to the marginalized communities and achieving milestones

Speakers- Nida Hassan, Noorjehan, Anjali Gopalan, Sunita Menon

4:15 PM- 5:00 PM Humans & Bots collaborating organizations

Explore how a balance between the humans and robots is the perfect recipe for rapid development

5:00 PM- 5:15 PM

Closing Remarks