Edgard Kagan

Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy New Delhi

USAID is committed to maximize women’s participation and to strengthen gender diversity and equity in the energy sector and today we feel proud to launch the regional chapter called ’South Asia Women in Energy (SAWIE)’ from this platform.

Dr. Shalini Sarin

Board Chair, Signify Foundation (Philips Lighting Foundation)

Three key areas for women equality at workplace are enabling infrastructure, financial empowerment and women in position of influence.

Dr. Ashu Verma

Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Delhi

It’s not one institution, one organization but need to bring in societal changes to promote higher women workforce participation.

Dr. Kathleen O’Dell

Principal, Deloitte Consultant LLP

Major issues in women participation are at recruitment, retention and advancement stages. Companies need to ensure level playing field rather than retaining conventional approach.