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The Institute of Company Secretaries of India & Institute of Directors to Organize a National Seminar on Board Room Diversity

Driving a sustainable organisation through Board Diversity

Jun 02, 2016   13:43 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

ICSI in association with IOD is organizing a one day national seminar on ‘Board Room Diversity’ on June 4th, 2016 at 10.00 AM onwards at Hotel Le- Meridien, New Delhi.


The seminar will focus on ‘Driving a Sustainable Organisation through Board Diversity’ with sessions on:

  • The Diversity Differentiator: Managing Board Dynamics & Achieving Effectiveness

  • Is boosting Gender Diversity in Boardrooms, a tough call?

  • From Policy to Practice: Strategizing a Board of the Future





Dr. Najma A. Heptulla, Cabinet Member & Hon'ble Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India, would be inaugurating the seminar and Mrs Meenakshi Lekhi, Hon'ble Member Parliament for New Delhi, Govt. of India will be the Guest of Honor. Some of the distinguished speakers include, CS Mamta Binani, President, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Lt. Gen. J S Ahluwalia, PVSM ( Retd), President, Institute of Directors, Vasudha Mishra IAS, Managing Director, National Cooperative  Development Cooperation, Justice (Dr.) Arijit Pasayat, Co-Chairman, Institute of Directors & Former Judge, Supreme Court of India, Dr. M. B. Athreya, Independent Management Advisor and Former Prof. IIM, Kolkata and London Business School & Ms. Manasi Kirloskar, Executive Director, Kirloskar Systems


While briefing on the seminar, CS Mamta Binani, President, ICSI, said, “We are delighted to conduct a seminar on ‘Board Room Diversity’, in the presence of such eminent personalities representing the government, corporate world and academia. India Inc has aggressively pushed to close the gender gap and improve diversity and we are doing our bit to promote this very important aspect. While culture and values at an organisational level will drive group actions for fostering gender diversity,  an increase in the number of senior leaders who will own the agenda, narrate their experiences and champion tangible action, is the need of the hour”.


About The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, (The ICSI)

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, (ICSI) is premier professional body set up under an Act of Parliament, i.e., Company Secretaries Act, 1980, for the regulation and development of the profession of Company Secretaries in India. It functions under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Corporate Affair, Government of India. The Institute, being a pro-active body, focuses on best and top-quality education to students of Company Secretaries Course and best quality set standards for CS members.


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