MAKERS India Conference

March 5th & 6th, 2021

A Virtual Summit

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ABOUT THE MAKERS CONFERENCE

The MAKERS Conference is a global leadership event that brings together more than 600 of the most powerful names in business, entertainment, tech and finance to explore ways to accelerate women’s equality. Each year, this three-day experience provides the inspiration that moves people to action via provocative conversations, compelling storytelling and onstage pledges to advance change.

As we work towards building a community of empowered women, we are hosting the first-ever MAKERS India conference. Through our conference, we aim to bring together the most powerful stories and personalities together under one roof and accelerate the women’s movement in our country.

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March 12 - 13, 2021

ABOUT THE MAKERS CONFERENCE, india 2021

The MAKERS Conference, India 2021 brings together influential women leaders from diverse fields for the first time to explore ways to accelerate women’s equality. It will bring new perspectives to conversations that can propel action on themes like equality and inclusivity for women in the workplace. From policy trends to entrepreneurship and diversity initiatives, the conference will take a fresh look at the possibilities that can come with new pathways and more power to Indian women.

With its 1st India Edition, the conference is a milestone in India’s journey of gender equality at work. We intend to provide inspiration that moves people to action via provocative conversations, compelling storytelling and pledges to advance change through a two-day immersive experience at The MAKERS Conference, India 2021.

ABOUT MAKERS india

MAKERS India is an initiative by Verizon Media, the media and online business of global conglomerate Verizon Communications, to celebrate ‘Women Who Make India.’ MAKERS India’s vision is to drive equality for women by creating an inclusive and empowered community for them and boosting their workforce participation in India.

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MAKERS India 2021 Conference Awards

Women Who Make India Award
Women Entrepreneur of the Year

WINNER - Divya Gokulnath
Co-Founder - BYJU'S

Women in Science

WINNER - Dr. Geetha Manjunath
Founder & CEO, NIRAMAI

Tech in Innovation

WINNER - Nivruti Rai
Country Head, Intel India and Vice President, Product Supply Chain, GSC, Intel

Emerging Women Entrepreneur 2021 Awards
Social Impact

WINNER - Jasmine Bala
Founder, Project Balika

Health & Lifestyle

WINNER - Vineeta Singh
CEO, SUGAR Cosmetics

Technology

WINNER - Selavarani Elangovan
Scientists, Corteva Agriscience

Technology

WINNER - Saradamba Annasamudram
Scientists, Corteva Agriscience

Young Achiever

WINNER - Maya Anandan
Founder, BoardBurn

Influencer

WINNER - Saloni Gaur
Creator, Nazma Aapi

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SPEAKERS

Nivruti Rai
Country Head,
Intel India and Vice President, Product Supply Chain, GSC, Intel
Debjani Ghosh
President,
NASSCOM
Rani Rampal
Captain, Indian Women's Hockey Team
Vineeta Singh
CEO,
SUGAR Cosmetics
Guru Gowrappan
CEO,
Verizon Media
Shradha Sharma
Founder & CEO,
YourStory Media
Madhurima Agarwal
Director - Engineering Programs and Leader, NetApp Excellerator
Chetan Kumar
Strategic Partnerships
& Business Development,
WhatsApp India
Rathi Murthy
CTO,
Verizon Media
Namita Thapar
Executive Director, Emcure Pharmaceuticals
Geeta Dharmarajan
Educator, Writer
& Founder, Katha
Lori Bongiorno
General Manager, Yahoo News, Entertainment, Lifestyle, and MAKERS Verizon Media
Aditi Gupta
Vice President,
Stellaris Venture Partners
Sonia Parandekar
Head of Engineering for Commerce, Atlassian
Malika Sadani
Founder & CEO,
The Moms Co.
Nina Lekhi
MD & Founder,
Baggit
Archana Vohra
Director, Small and Medium Business, Facebook India
Nikhil Rungta
Country Manager,
Verizon Media
Abhijit Bose
Head of India WhatsApp
Akkai Padmashali
Transgender People Activist & Founder,
Ondede
Dr. Geetha Manjunath
Founder & CEO,
NIRAMAI
Alankrita Shrivastava
Filmmaker
& Screenwriter
Vidit Aatrey
Founder & CEO,
Meesho
Rasika Dugal
Actor
Shaheen Mistri
Founder & CEO,
Teach For India
Mabel Chacko
Co-Founder & COO,
Open Financial Technology
Anjali Bansal
Founder,
Avaana Capital
Hardika Shah
CEO & Founder,
Kinara Capital
Ramcess Jean-Louis
Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, Verizon Media
Shweta Bhatia
Partner & Head, Technology Investments,
Eight Roads Ventures India
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