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Session Guidelines:
* Plenary Sessions: Each plenary session of one hour will have 8 – 10 speakers/awardees who will speak for 5-6 minutes each. Awards will be conferred at the close of the plenary session.
* Parallel Sessions: Each session of one hour will have 4 co-speakers on a panel. Who will speak 10-12 minutes each. Balance time will be for interaction remarks and Q&A.
* Role of Moderator: The speakers in each parallel session are advised to select from amongst themselves a moderator who will strictly enforce the time allotted for each speaker.
All speakers in a session will also be connected to each other via email in advance so they can coordinate their discussions, ahead of the conference. If a moderator is not selected by the speakers, then a member of the WEF 18 organising committee allotted to that session will handle that part. In Addition, Two members from the WEF 18 organising committee will be allotted to each conference hall for coordination among speakers. These names will be given to speakers closer to the date. (The session topics & timing are subject to change)
* (*) accepted tentatively

Moderator Lead   Co-Lead  Panelist  Via Video Keynotes & Others

Time Allocation
For Lead: 12 Min, Co-Lead :12 Min, Panelist: 5 Min.

Annual WEF-2018 “The Economics of Goodness: Empowering Potential, Engineering Change”

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DAY 1: Thursday, 26th April, 2018

Time/Hall Session No. Topic Lead Speakers Co-Lead Speakers
7:30 to 9:30am Registration at Conference Venue
Venus Pavilion09:00 AM – 10:00 AM Opening Plenary 26A In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Thought Leadership and Innovation Alexandra Pascalidou
Amitabh Kant
Dr Anna Neistat
Nicole Joseph
Ayelet Baron
Jean Shinoda Bolen
Leslie Woo

Venus Pavilion10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Opening Plenary 26A(I) Special Session with delegation from New Mexico State University Dr. Rolando A. Flores
Dr. Manoj K. Shukla
Angelina P Palumbo
Claudia Trueblood
Ana Escalante
Anita Rodriguez
Emily Creegan
Mikayla Allan
Isabella Morrow
Kendra Wardon
Kynzi Creighton
Mary Catey

Parallel Session 09:00 AM-10:30 AM
Tango Hall 1 2611 Empowering the culture of care at homes and workplaces Maureen Manyama Renu Bajpai
Nikki Zanchi

Charlene Doak Gebauer

Tango Hall 2 2612 Validating the impact of businesses that serve the greater good Busi Raphekwane Lucy Akua Kyerede Quainoo
Prof Durreen Shahnaz
Shellie Hunt
Tango Hall 3 2613 How to foster understanding amidst divisions and disagreements Marut Bhardwaj Anju Mattou Razdan
Nucleus Hall 2614 Key attitudes that determine our altitude of success Deep Laxmi

Avital Miller
Sue Curr
Meena Baluja

Strategy Hall 2615 Implementation over Idea

Taran deep

Virginie Guignard Legros
Aarushi Bafna
Urmi Chakravorty
Debate Hall 2616 Revitalizing companies with creativity and inclusion Yukiko Kato Perry Kamel
Eryka T. Johnson
Shruti Choudhari
Agenda Boardroom 2617 Why partnership is the new leadership Connie Pheiff Oyeboade Makinde
Aparna Mahajan
Iris Almeida Cote
Wemo Kitawa
Venus Pavilion
10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Plenary 26B The Economics of Goodness in Creating Business & Social Impact Nicola Grace
Oyeboade Makinde

Dr. Aruna Wadkar
Keziah Kamau Mukiri
Jo Ann A. Hamilton
Virginie Guignard Legros
Maria Appelqvist
Vumile Msweli
Dr. Carmen M. Castro
Catherine Ward
Shyam Krishna Kedia
Rosemary Ntoipo

Parallel Session
10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Tango Hall 1 2621 Exploring Corporate Citizenship Aparna Mahajan
Tango Hall 2 2622 Creating thinking teams at work Aarushi Bafna Anju Mattou Razdan
Deborah Edirisinghe
Aakanksha Bhargava
Tango Hall 3 2623 Intimate and family practices, generational justice, environmental justice and global inequalities Dr. Aruna Wadkar
Nucleus Hall 2624 Socio-Cultural Sustainability on:Education Meghna Tare Sintija Bernava
Rhiannon Traill
Stretagy Hall 2625 Environmental, Food, and Health Sustainability on : Informational Technology Dr. Adel El-Beltagy
Debate Hall 2626 Promoting generous relationships and networks Vumile Msweli Jenny Wagstaff
Cheryl Collins
Jeanne Holm
Agenda Boardroom 2627 Positive attitudes drive performance Satinder Kaur Michelle Mras
Sue Curr
Ush Dhanak

Venus Pavilion
11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Plenary 26C Empowering Potential with an Ecosystem for Entrepreneurship Mamie-Jean Lamley
Lucy Akua Kyerede Quainoo
Liliana Domingues
Dr. Joe White
Ma Hnin Wai
Carol Hanlon
Aparajita Agrawal
Busi Raphekwane
Salone Sehgal
Evelyn Nzambu
Roxane Jurkovskaja
Sable Badaki
Sharon Soltanian
Parallel Session
11:30 AM -12:30 PM
Tango Hall 1 2631 Awakening Compassion, Mitigating Anger Jody Colvard Jose Carlos Gil Santos
Tango Hall 2 2632 Economic Sustainability on:E-Commerce Kiymet Caliyurt Sonal Puri
Prerna Saxena

Tango Hall 3 2633 Creating Personal Definitions Of Enterprise & Success Priya Khanna Ambar Pariddi Sahai
Nucleus Hall 2634 Harnessing the power of emotions to lead Mucha Mlingo Jo Ann A. Hamilton
Heather Harris
Shruti Sugwekar
Strategy Hall 2635 Women in the sciences : Opportunity & Challenges Jeanne Holm Bertha Dlamini
Dr Adaeze Oreh
Ziya Ma
Debate Hall 2636 Making a company that everyone wants to work for Senela Jayasuriya Abeynaike Pernille Andersen
Edith Nordmann
Seema Kothari
Agenda Boardroom 2637 People buy into the brand you are Stacey Schieffelin

Sarah Richson
Vana Koutsomitis
Kanchan Puri Shetty
Venus Pavilion
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Plenary 26D Engineering Change for an Equitable & Sustainable World

Betty Mutua
Desheen Levans
Anna B. Sexton
Dr. Isabel B. Franco
Alandys Sanchez-Tineo
Rumaitha Al Busaidi
Renu Bajpai
Bertha Dlamini
Paula Mattio Lastra

Parallel Session
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Tango Hall 1 2641 Educational projects to model good businesses Shweta Singh Goreti Coutinho
Tango Hall 2 2642 Yoga as a system of meditation and physical postures Shammi Gupta Ritu Chagti
Tango Hall 3 2643 How to be a Micropreneur Jyoti Khetarpal
Nucleus Hall 2644 Leadership and Love: how to have the best of both Avital Miller Maria Appelqvist
Kanchan S Satpathy
Nancy Aketch
Strategy Hall 2645 How to have loyal customers
Debate Hall 2646 How to overcome ego bias in relationships Anu Krishna Tania Castilho
Rachana Awatramani
Agenda Boardroom 2647 Reverse mentoring: learning from our children Janet Ward Rumana Sinha Sehgal
Venus Pavilion
1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Plenary 26E The Economics of Goodness in Lifestyle Design & Architecture Ambar Pariddi Sahai
Elisa Maceratini
Ghada Wali
Winky Singh
Kanchan Puri Shetty
Parallel Session
1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Tango Hall 1 2651 Design Thinking for entrepreneurship
Tango Hall 2 2652 Empowering the social good: Vibrant Civil Societies Pritha Dutt
Tango Hall 3 2653 Reinventing Skills: How to keep up with Lifelong learning Maria Rios
Nucleus Hall 2654 Innovations to deal with unemployment Sriparna Das Chakraborty Tracey Gilmore
Sarah Collins
Strategy Hall 2655 Impact Investing: Balancing the Impact with Investment returns
Debate Hall 2656 The challenges of pitching a social enterprise Nicole Joseph Ruchi Jha
Agenda Boardroom 2657 Tools for communicating your idea in the visual age Bianca Ghose
Venus Pavilion
2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Plenary 26F Empowering Potential with Cutting Edge Agriculture Research & Organic Production Joynicole Martinez
Cheryl Collins
Dr. Manju Sharma
Manimala Roy

Parallel Session
2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Tango Hall 1 2661 Businesses modeled to empower marginalized groups Jo Ann A. Hamilton Busi Raphekwane
Tango Hall 2 2662 An education that ignites the ‘fire in the belly’ Vayjayanti Pugalia
Tango Hall 3 2663 Innovative models of Healthcare to the last mile
Nucleus Hall 2664 Innovative models of Education so that no child left behind Tracey Chambers Vidya Ragu
Madelle Kangha

Strategy Hall 2665 Tools for Zero-tolerance for violence against women
Debate Hall 2666 Bitcoins & Crypto currencies – What exactly is it and are they a secure investment
Agenda Boardroom 2667 Tapping into the skills and experience of All
Venus Pavilion
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Plenary 26G Engineering Change through Personal Responsibility & Legal Awareness Manjula Chawla
Megan Nobert
Abby Goldberg
Ashu Thakur
Jyoti Khetarpal
Raya Abu Gulal
Dr. Robyn S. Joppy
Sue Curr
Priya Khanna
Ashima Puri
Charlene Doak Gebauer
Seema Kothari
Parallel Session
3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Tango Hall 1 2671 Impact Investing: Courting Financial Risk or Mitigating It Aparajita Agrawal
Tango Hall 2 2672 Solving local problems: the global opportunity Dr. Carmen M. Castro Sable Badaki
Tango Hall 3 2673 Innovative models for Funding your Idea
Nucleus Hall 2674 Why green practices matter to every business
Strategy Hall 2675 Mastering the elevator pitch Salone Sehgal Sonal Puri
Vana Koutsomitis
Kanchan S Satpathy
Debate Hall 2676 Creative Capitalism: changing the rules of the game Prof Durreen Shahnaz
Agenda Boardroom 2677 Opportunities for All in emerging markets Miriam Feiler
Venus Pavilion
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Plenary 26H In Conversation with Business Leaders of the Decade Rebecca L. Branham
Nabilah Al-Tunisi
Mona Zulficar
Shobana Kamineni

Salma Abdulai

Parallel Session
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Tango Hall 1 2681 Staying away from biases, misinformation and fake news
Tango Hall 2 2682 How can social enterprise influence good governance
Tango Hall 3 2683 Financial basics to start a business
Nucleus Hall 2684 Cross-sector entrepreneurship
Strategy Hall 2685 Delivering a Brand Experience Kanika Agarwal
Debate Hall 2686 Delivering products versus solutions Dr. Joe White
Agenda Boardroom 2687 Entrepreneurial Fundraising Salone Sehgal
Venus Pavilion
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Inaugural Plenary 26I Gala Inaugural of WEF 2018: The Economics of Goodness : Empowering Potential, Engineering Change Ouided Bouchamaoui
(Guest of honour)

Fatima Al Jaber
Dr. Maya Morsy
Dr. Raja Al Gurg
Tjasa Ficko
Tanja Wehsely
Rhiannon Traill

8:00 PM -10:00 PM Dinner Talk with Nobel Peace Laureate 2015, Mrs. Ouided Bouchamaoui followed by cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)

DAY 2: Friday, 27th April 2018

Venus Pavilion
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Opening Plenary 27A The Economics of Goodness in Technology & Research Samantha Gooden
Perry Kamel
Chereesca Bejasa
Claudia Gärtner
Sonal Puri
Eryka T. Johnson
Tamara McLemore
Sindu Sreebhavan
Ritu Pathak
9:00AM-10:00 AM
Tango Hall 1 2711 Diverse structures and forms of social enterprises
Tango Hall 2 2712 Rural entrepreneurship Ruchi Jha
Tango Hall 3 2713 Financial Inclusion and Smartphones Prerna Saxena
Nucleus Hall 2714 Is Scaling the only way for Survival Sable Badaki
Strategy Hall 2715 Discovering Opportunities in Western Australia
Debate Hall 2716 School and Higher Education needs to Evolve Rosa Laura Junco
Savneet Bhasin
Agenda Boardroom 2717 Crowdfunding and Cooperative Models of Enterprise
Venus Pavilion
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Plenary 27B In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Entrepreneurship

Sarah Collins
Rosa Laura Junco
Jessica O. Matthews
Dijana Galijasevic
Miriam Feiler
Elizabeth Gore

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Tango Hall 1 2721 The key to communicate with purpose, clarity and connection Mamie Jean Lamley Juliette M. Willoughby
Jeanne Zierhoffer
Tango Hall 2 2722 Developing equitable access to information in multicultural communities
Tango Hall 3 2723 Standardized terrestrial and marine ecosystems of Oceania
Nucleus Hall 2724 Minerals Bio-availability in Soil, Water, Forage and Dairy Cattle at High Altitude
Strategy Hall 2725 Effects of New Agri Techniques on World Hunger
Debate Hall 2726 “Work Stress and Negative Core Affect: The Effect of Negotiator Resilience on Negotiation Outcomes
Agenda Boardroom 2727 Sustainable Energy on: Energy Efficient Buildings
Venus Pavilion
11:00 AM-12:00 NOON
Plenary 27C Empowering Potential Inclusiveness & Inspiration Deep Laxmi
Katie Day
Tiffany Brar
Rumana Sinha Sehgal
Urmi Chakravorty
Edna Ogwangi
Michelle Mras
Marut Bhardwaj
Salone Sehgal
Laura Lluhen
Janet Ward
Anjali Aggarwal
Luvena Rangel
11:00 AM-12:00 NOON
Tango Hall 1 2731 Improving gender equality in the STEM environment Trine Angeline Sig Farzanna S. Haffizulla
Tango Hall 2 2732 Energy policy: The twin challenges of development and sustainability
Tango Hall 3 2733 Shaping the future of production management – the path to intelligent, collaborative and sustainable manufacturing”.
Nucleus Hall 2734 Artificial intelligence and journalism
Strategy Hall 2735 Populism — a threat to values
Debate Hall 2736 Post-truth politics and our future Avis Jones-DeWeever
Agenda Boardroom 2737 Country Specific Talks
Venus Pavilion
12:00 NOON -1:00 PM
Plenary 27D Engineering Change with Data & Analytics & Innovation

Bhawna Manchanda
Wendy Alexander
Najwa Ali Attiga
Chaitali Das
Heema Sharma
Tahira Best
Sarah Richson
Dr. Rita Lustgarten
Aaktriti Raizada Sharma

12:00 NOON-1:00 PM
Tango Hall 1 2741 Inter-sectoral and multi-sectoral challenges & solutions to urban health
Tango Hall 2 2742 Youth, adolescent and children as partners: promoting healthy cities
Tango Hall 3 2743 Built environment and sustainable urban infrastructure/ Low carbon development and sustainable housing
Nucleus Hall 2744 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) and community health Vaishali Rajsinh
Strategy Hall 2745 Inovations in the field of education Evelyn Nzambu
Debate Hall 2746 Stimulating the creative thinking of pupils / students//Team teaching and interdisciplinary integration Debbie Saviano
Agenda Boardroom 2747 Strategies and business models for sustainable development Bhavini Mehta Kanchan Agarwal
Venus Pavilion
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Plenary 27E The Economics of Goodness in Health & Wellness

Sara-Kristina Hannig Nour
Oluwakemi Olukoya-Dosumu
Mucha Mlingo
Vasantha Vaikunth
Nikki Zanchi
Ush Dhanak
Pat Duckworth
Komal Shah
Dr Adaeze Oreh
Anu Krishna
Surabhi jain
Jasmin Waldmann

1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Tango Hall 1 2751 The Sharing Economy and the Evolution of Crowd-Based Capitalism
Tango Hall 2 2752 Focus on core strength – the deep inner strength both physical and mental that guides us through life Sarah Richson Deepa Rao Acharya
Tango Hall 3 2753 What can be done to create more healthy, livable, and sustainable communities? Meghna Tare
Nucleus Hall 2754 How targeted private capital can drive opportunity, especially for women
Strategy Hall 2755 Music is a mixing bowl where cultures meet and merge, creating new sounds and new connections.
Debate Hall 2756 Gender Constructs and Stereotypes of Adolescent Females in Traditionally Masculine Sports
Agenda Boardroom 2757 Women’s Underrepresentation in Sports Governance Ethenia A Scott
Venus Pavilion
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Plenary 27F Empowering Potential with an Engaged Education Aggeliki Pappa
Madelle Kangha
Nusrath Hassan
David C Schmitten
Bhavini Mehta
Mary-Jo de Leeuw
Sintija Bernava
Nneka Offor
Heather Harris
Kaity Li Yang
Dr Veronique Genniker
Jayashree Srivastava
Dr. Rama
Manimala Roy
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
CM 2 Tango Hall 1 Enhancing learning and the undergraduate experience
Tango Hall 2 2762 Human trafficking
Tango Hall 3 2763 Mentoring our Youth Teresa Wickham
Nucleus Hall 2764 Fashion in luxury with an emphasis on sustainability, innovation and empowering women Meher Gupta
Strategy Hall 2765 Creating sustainable cities : a holistic approach to urban development that ensures universal access to basic services, housing and mobility
Debate Hall 2766 The Power of Media local and global media platforms Rosa Laura Junco
Agenda Boardroom 2767 Dance & Music as a Way of Life Komal Shah
Venus Pavilion
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Plenary 27G Engineering Change with Conscious Social Media Yosha Gupta
Ethenia Scott
Shukti Roy
Senela Jayasuriya Abeynaike
Bianca Ghose
Vana Koutsomitis
Satoa Raymond
Mrinalini Kaura
Dhriti Malhotra
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Tango Hall 1 2771 Never Say Die: Make Adversity a Virtue Anjali Aggarwal Sonja Price
Gehna Mehra
Tango Hall 2 2772 How to build socially robust e-coaching devices? Designers dealing with ethical and legal preconditions for societal acceptance. Jamie Cid
Tango Hall 3 2773 Building Passion & Positive Attitudes Mani Kamboj Kanchan Agarwal
Pat Duckworth
Nucleus Hall 2774 Digital Literacy and The Digital Gender Gap Zine Nkukwana Evelyn Nzambu
Strategy Hall 2775 When a social enterprise is serving the mental suffering people Dr. Robyn S. Joppy
Debate Hall 2776 How to Adopt a Holistic Mindset to Reinvent Your Inner Strengths Dr. Manisha Anwekar Komal Shah
Rachana Awatramani
Agenda Boardroom 2777 The Importance of Social Investment & Charity
Venus Pavilion
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Plenary 27H In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Digital, Print & Social Media Nora Herting
Debbie Saviano

4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Tango Hall 1 2781 Preventing Violence Against Women Shukti Roy Marian Karina Nanorki Darlington
Luvena Rangel
Tango Hall 2 2782 Free online education : A revolution sweeping the world
Tango Hall 3 2783 Why it makes sense to put customers at the core of your business Sanmeet Kaur
Nucleus Hall 2784 Social entrepreneurship: How we can all build businesses that can make a difference ? Rumana Sinha Sehgal Madelle Kangha
Strategy Hall 2785 War begins in the mind: end your inner conflict to create a world of peace Anu Krishna
Tahira Best
Debate Hall 2786 Rising depression among women: what’s going wrong ? Maria Appelqvist
Agenda Boardroom 2787 Cyber economics: Dinosaur hackers and the rising titanic losses in world economy Mary-Jo de Leeuw
Venus Pavilion
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Plenary 27I In Conversation with Leaders in Hospitality & Tourism
Venus Pavilion
6:00 PM-6:30 PM
Plenary 27J Special Country Focus with delegation from UK Krishna Pujara
Venus Pavilion
6:30 PM-7:00 PM
Plenary 27K In Conversation with a Young innovators creating a better world for ALL
8:00 PM-10:00 PM Dinner Talk with a bollywood personality cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)

DAY 3: Saturday, 28th April 2018

Venus Pavilion
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Opening Plenary 28A The Economics of Goodness in Holistic Healing and Integrative Medicine Anne Skare Nielsen
Avital Miller

Dr. Manisha Anwekar
Bijal Doshi
Anu Mehta
Mahiraa Jaan Pasha
Ange Maya
Shruti Sugwekar
Shammi Gupta
Marilyn Schirmer

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Tripple Hall 1 2811 The Healing Power Of Sound , Music , Dance and the Creative arts
Tripple Hall 2 2812 What distinguishes exceptional vs. ordinary living? It’s all about attitude & beliefs having a point of view Michelle Mras
Tango Hall 3 2813 War against Tobacco smoking and chewing – what women and NGO’s can do ?
Nucleus Hall 2814 The World of Luxury, Fashion & Beauty Meher Gupta
Strategy Hall 2815 Integral Holism- integrating Yoga, Psychology, Crosscultural Faiths & Philosophy for creating our own unique path for Self Fulfillment & Flourishing
Debate Hall 2816 Inspiring Businesses for Peace & Sustainability: Through The Way as of Ubuntu, & Inner Peace Vumile Msweli
Agenda Boardroom 2817 Motivation and drives: Why we do, what we do Nidhika Bahl Natalie Forest
Venus Pavilion
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Plenary 28B In Conversation with Young and Iconic Leaders Creating a Better World For All Ileana Crudu
Nicole Nageli
Shweta Singh
Kanchan Amatya
Harmeet Kaur Dawar
Titik Rusmiati
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Tripple Hall 1 2821 Game-based Teaching: How to convert curriculum into a game
Tripple Hall 2 2822 Anti-Bullying : Learning to Speak up Shilpa Bhatnagar
Tango Hall 3 2823 What makes people want to give back to society Savneet Bhasin Saira Khan
Nucleus Hall 2824 Revival of chakras – cleanse, energise & activate the main energy centers Anjali Aggarwal
Strategy Hall 2825 The image of women being portrayed by the media Shar Moore Juliette M. Willoughby
Debate Hall 2826 What investors are looking for when investing in new ventures Debra Langley Rina Neoh
Agenda Boardroom 2827 What challenges keep me awake at night? Megan Nobert
Venus Pavilion
11:00AM -12:00NOON
Plenary 28C Engineering Change with Media (print, social and digital)

Mymoena Ismail
Saba Shaukat
Deepshikha Kumar
Avis Jones-DeWeever
Dolamu Badejo
Jody Colvard
Prem Ahluwalia
Khairatul Saidu
Deepa Rao Acharya
Shilpa Bhatnagar

11:00 AM – 12:00 NOON
Tripple Hall 1 2831 Understanding male psychology is crucial for women’s optimum growth Sonja Price
Tripple Hall 2 2832 The Art of Creative Living
Tango Hall 3 2833 How to rewire the brain to break addiction to alcohol, tobacco, cigarette, or any other ?
Nucleus Hall 2834 Diversity – Women on the Board of Companies Catherine Ward

Paula Mattio Lastra
Caroline Codsi
Kanchan Puri Shetty
Strategy Hall 2835 Impact of Self-Help-Group on women empowerment
Debate Hall 2836 The role of fashion in women’s empowerment
Agenda Boardroom 2837 Are women better caretakers of their elderly parents and if so what cultural shifts must happen for society to become comfortable with the idea of parents staying with their daughters and not just with their sons? Dr. Manisha Anwekar
Venus Pavilion
12:00 NOON-1:00 PM
Plenary 28D In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Community Leadership

Farzanna S. Haffizulla
Rosalind Lockyer
Aise Jisimah
Dazon Dixon Diallo
Elisabeth Baugh
Joyce Adolwa
Janice Abbott
Bina Silwal
Bogaletch Gebre
Kamilla Sultanova
Alanna McCatty

12:00NOON – 1:00PM
Tripple Hall 1 2841 Emerging Trends in agriculture science and equal opportunities to all in developing countries Dr. Adel El-Beltagy
Tripple Hall 2 2842 The good, bad, ugly impact of reality TV on society and culture
Tango Hall 3 2843 Innovation : A New Science and Psychology based technique to help people thrive in life Marilyn Schirmer
Nucleus Hall 2844 Branding yourself in a male dominated field Katie Day christina Teo
Bianca Ghose
Strategy Hall 2845 Showcasing your brand’s unique narrative and story through effective PR and communication
Debate Hall 2846 Healing through art : transforming the reason for your suffering into a reason for your joy Nidhika Bahl
Kaity Li Yang
Agenda Boardroom 2847 How to increase creativity for personal & professional growth ?
Venus Pavilion
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Plenary 28E Economics of Goodness in Giving, Philanthropy & Human Connect Deborah Edirisinghe
Vidya Ragu
Vayjayanti Pugalia
Vineet Siwal
Usha Aggarwala
Natalie Forest
Savneet Bhasin
Bindumalini Krishnan
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Tripple Hall 1 2851 Women in the forefront as global travelers : Is a new industry in the making ? Wendy Alexander Dr. Robyn S. Joppy
Tripple Hall 2 2852 Why is the world so deficient of good leadership at the top? Danette Layne
Tango Hall 3 2853 Breaking the cycle of poverty by inspiring change from within Edna Ogwangi
Nucleus Hall 2854 Women emerging as the new leadership : its impact on politics, culture and business Paula Mattio Lastra Connie Pheiff
Natalie Forest
Dr. Rita Lustgarten
Strategy Hall 2855 Enough is Enough : How women can counter physical comparisons to create success Sharon Soltanian
Debate Hall 2856 The Power of Words to Change Our World Mridula Sharma
Agenda Boardroom 2857 Leadership, vision, planning and culture building within the movement
Venus Pavilion
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Plenary 28F Empowering Potential with Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution & Human Rights Annie Agle
Beena Ammanath
Debbie Ariyo
Sheryll Fisher
Vanesa Treers
Jenny Wagstaff
Laura Moschini
Anisha Singh
Wemo Kitawa
Edith Nordmann
Meena Baluja
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Tripple Hall 1 2861 Empowering women to think differently Mary-Jo de Leeuw Senela Jayasuriya Abeynaike
Shar Moore
Justine Renson
Tripple Hall 2 2862 Are we opening our hearts and minds towards becoming global citizens ?
Tango Hall 3 2863 Ayurveda for holistic well being
Nucleus Hall 2864 What can every home and every family do to counter irresponsible carbon foot printing and environmental degradation?
Strategy Hall 2865 Beauty Redefined: The Impact of Body Image on Women’s Confidence & Influence Perry Kamel Luvena Rangel
Debate Hall 2866 What can women do individually and collectively to foster crosscultural sensitivity and understanding?
Agenda Boardroom 2867 Female entrepreneurship in a male start-up world christina Teo Wendy Alexander
Venus Pavilion
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Plenary 28G Engineering Change through Volunteerism & Citizen Partnerships Kenita Placide
Aishwarya Narasimhadevara
Anna Blue
Aparna Mahajan
Parul Jain
Divya Bhatia
Kanchan Khatana

3:00PM – 4:00PM
Tripple Hall 1 2871 Metro and smart cities transforming India: The next generation India
Tripple Hall 2 2872 Victimhood, Self-Awareness & Personal Accountability: A path to power Megan Nobert Michele Ellery
Justine Renson
Sinjini Sengupta
Tango Hall 3 2873 Creating and nurturing professional and personal relationships through networking
Nucleus Hall 2874 Energising the world through food and healthy lifestyle
Strategy Hall 2875 The Power of Positive Company Dijana Galijasevic
Debate Hall 2876 The gift of kindness Jenny Wagstaff
Agenda Boardroom 2877 How helping others is actually helping ourself Tiffany Brar Adele Brimage
Venus Pavilion
4:00PM – 5:00PM
Plenary 28H In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Social Entrepreneurship Sabrina Natasha Habib
Tracey Chambers
Tracey Gilmore
Siddhi Karnani
4:00PM – 5:00PM
Tripple Hall 1 2881 Conscious parenting: What every parent should know Dr. Ragini Agrawal Janet Ward
Jayashree Srivastava
Tripple Hall 2 2882 Sports as an enabler of change
Tango Hall 3 2883 Entrepreneurship in the corporate world: Is there room for “startup thinking” in established companies ?
Nucleus Hall 2884 Helping women starting a “Start Up” Rina Neoh Nancy Aketch
Strategy Hall 2885 Nurturing a culture and ecosystem for relevant innovation in developing countries
Debate Hall 2886 Taking Responsibility – The Monument to world interdependence and responsibility Bindumalini Krishnan
Agenda Boardroom 2887 Women with disability- how they can fully integrate & contribute to upliftment of women and society
Venus Pavilion
5:00PM – 6:00PM
Plenary 28I In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Technology Innovation & Advanced Analytics Dr. Olga Kubassova
Anne Stenros
Dr. Danielle Wood
Jeanne Holm
Bonnie Butlin
Gayemarie Brown
Janeen Uzzell
Jia Li
Ziya Ma
Venus Pavilion
6:00PM – 6:30PM
Plenary 28J Special Country Focus with delegation from Singapore
Venus Pavilion
6:30PM – 7:00PM
Plenary 28K Special Country focus with delegation from South Africa
8:00PM – 10:00PM Dinner Talk with cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)

DAY 4: Sunday, 29th April 2018

Venus Pavilion
9:00AM – 10:00AM
Opening Plenary 29A The Economics of Goodness with Responsible Business and Branding Florence Musundwa
Emma Elizabeth Perales Vega
Monhla Hlahla
Yukiko Kato
Ankita Jain
Maria Rios
Palena Neale
Shradha Agarwaal
Robyn Ratcliff
Ritesh Kumar Mishra
9:00AM – 10:00AM
Tripple Hall 1 2911 Make your Classroom a Virtual REALity!
Tripple Hall 2 2912 What are the new innovative business opportunities for women with very little business exposure / knowledge ? Trine Angeline Sig
Jamie Cid
Pratima Bhuthapuri
Tango Hall 3 2913 karma and reincarnation and the five languages of love Mridula Sharma
Nucleus Hall 2914 Rising to the occasion of who you really are : The journey to self Tahira Best Dolamu Badejo
Gehna Mehra
Ange Maya
Strategy Hall 2915 Investment in public health initiatives
Debate Hall 2916 Giving small companies a global voice online Pernille Andersen Miriam Feiler
Agenda Boardroom 2917 Learn to be in the present movement through yoga Bijal Doshi Shammi Gupta
Venus Pavilion
10:00AM – 11:00AM
Plenary 29B Empowering potential with HighTech Organic Farming & Food Processing Sanjeev Chopra
Leon Husson
10:00AM – 11:00AM
Tripple Hall 1 2921 You should play to win” : how important is that thought in driving excellence ?
Tripple Hall 2 2922 How to Foster sustainability by Creating Social Businesses Liliana Domingues
Tango Hall 3 2923 Fast Forward Your Online Retail Business
Nucleus Hall 2924 What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger: General Technologies, Supporting Assets and Firm Survival
Strategy Hall 2925 The Architecture of Openness: What the Changing Face of Mobile Telco can Teach Us about Knowledge, Innovation and Strategy Tamara McLemore
Debate Hall 2926 Leadership, Knowledge Sharing and Power Mamie-Jean Lamley Yulia Stark
Agenda Boardroom 2927 Strategic Thinking and Decision Making Najwa Ali Attiga Bhavini Mehta
Venus Pavilion
11:00AM – 12:00NOON
Plenary 29C Engineering Change with Travel, Tourism & Hospitality Anne-Laure Orosco
Neerja Bhatia
Amruda Nair
11:00AM – 12:00NOON
Tripple Hall 1 2931 Impact of Dynamic Capabilities Sinjini Sengupta
Tripple Hall 2 2932 Innovation in Emerging Markets and MNCs
Tango Hall 3 2933 Institutional Environments, Globalization and Innovation
Nucleus Hall 2934 Learning to Execute: Examining the Impact of Prior Experience on Learning-by-Doing
Strategy Hall 2935 Knowledge Creation and Sharing in Virtual Communities Leon Husson
Debate Hall 2936 Innovation Management in Networks, Ecosystems, and Innovation Hubs
Agenda Boardroom 2937 Entrepreneurial Experience and Cognition: Implications for Venture Performance
Venus Pavilion
12:00NOON – 1:00PM
Plenary 29D In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Life Sciences, Health Care & Urban Development Dr. Linda Girgis
Deepanwita Chattopadhyay
Dr. Vijay Rani Rajpal
12:00NOON – 1:00PM
Tripple Hall 1 2941 Open Innovation: Antecedents and Performance Effects
Tripple Hall 2 2942 Moving Front-line Management Development from the Classroom to the Field
Tango Hall 3 2943 The EnABLE Framework: Effective Learning and Performance Support Together
Nucleus Hall 2944 Focusing on the Now and Next of Learning and Technology
Strategy Hall 2945 Just Because You Can Make a Video Doesn’t Mean You Should
Debate Hall 2946 Learn Virtually Anything, Anywhere, at Any Time
Agenda Boardroom 2947 Effective Time Management Priti Gulati Robyn Ratcliff
Venus Pavilion
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Plenary 29E The Economics of Goodness in Creative Visual Arts & Crafts Sharesz T. Wilkinson
Fungai Mtisi
Humsa Dhir
Susie Wilson
Mukta Jain
Ruchi Jha
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Tripple Hall 1 2951 Moving beyond From “Sowing the Seeds” To “Nurturing the Spirit”
Tripple Hall 2 2952 Religion, Politics, and Public Discourse
Tango Hall 3 2953 Engendering Agriculture : The way forward Sanjeev Chopra
Nucleus Hall 2954 The Importance of Meditation in the Modern World Bhavna Srivastava
Strategy Hall 2955 Spirituality and Leadership Yulia Stark
Debate Hall 2956 Benefits of the Vedic Way of Life : Ethics and Sustainable Banking in Spirituality
Agenda Boardroom 2957 How to create a cohesive branding/marketing campaign for your organization
Venus Pavilion
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Plenary 29F Empowering Potential by Collaboration and Public Relations Karen Heras-Kelly
Melinda Wittstock
Nancy Murphy
Keesa Schreane
Taran deep
Rashmee Sharma Pathak
Meher Gupta
Vaishali Rajsinh
Pratima Bhuthapuri
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Tripple Hall 1 2961 Keeping the whole group working towards a common goal
Tripple Hall 2 2962 Handling conflicting opinions when decision making in an organization Ziya Ma Ashima Puri
Tango Hall 3 2963 Creating an Inspired, Sustainable & Integrated Global Ecosystem to Foster Entreprenuership & Personal Growth
Nucleus Hall 2964 How to plan a good community service event
Strategy Hall 2965 Balanced Leadership: The Role of Behavior Styles and Emotional Intelligence Rhiannon Traill Tracey Horton
Debate Hall 2966 How to translate/transfer your affinity affiliation to the work world
Agenda Boardroom 2967 Building Successful IT Governance, Portfolio, and Project Management Processes
Venus Pavilion
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Plenary 29G In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Start-Ups Stacey Schieffelin
Pernille Andersen
Anna Cecilia Frellsen
Prachi Baxi
Jacqueline Novogratz
Devika Wood
Norlin Robles Sunga
Anna Cecilia Frellsen
Mathilde K. Jakobsen
Nicole Baldwin
Sofia Fenichell

3:00PM – 4:00PM
Tripple Hall 1 2971 Learning how to be a connector—By helping others you help yourself!
Tripple Hall 2 2972 Stress Relief; taking time for yourself Adele Brimage
Tango Hall 3 2973 Time Management
Nucleus Hall 2974 Skills Workshop—How to become a good facilitator Priya Khanna
Strategy Hall 2975 Transitioning from member to executive leaders Palena Neale
Debate Hall 2976 How to manage academics and leadership involvement Jayashree Srivastava
Agenda Boardroom 2977 Unlock the Hidden potential of your people
Venus Pavilion
4:00PM – 5:00PM
Plenary 29H Engineering Change in Organic Foods, Ayurveda, and Holistic Lifestyle Nandini Chakravorty
Jyoti Jahnavi Rai
4:00PM – 5:00PM
Tripple Hall 1 2981 Innovations in strengthening ayurveda eco system
Tripple Hall 2 2982 When Is ignorance adaptive in cultural evolution?
Tango Hall 3 2983 Effect of information source on squirrel monkey performance in two binary discrimination tasks
Nucleus Hall 2984 Keystone to foster inclusive knowledge societies
Strategy Hall 2985 To solve old problems, study new species
Debate Hall 2986 How loss helped one artist find beauty in imperfection
Agenda Boardroom 2987 Are you a giver or a taker? Heather Harris
Venus Pavilion
5:00PM – 6:00PM
Plenary 29I In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Venture Capital, Investments & Development Finance Jennifer Reynolds
Prof Durreen Shahnaz
Iris Almeida Cote
Katarzyna Anna Nawrot
Perianne Boring

Venus Pavilion
6:00PM – 6:30PM
Plenary 29J Special Country Focus with delegation from Portugal Tania Castilho
Pedro Joao Rosa Fernandes
Joana Neves Ferreira
Carla filipa Ferreira
Goreti Coutinho
Teresa Silveira
Jose Carlos Gil Santos
Venus Pavilion
6:30PM – 7:00PM
Plenary 29K Special Country Focus with delegation from Iceland
8:00PM – 10:00PM Dinner Talk with a Bollywood Personality followed by cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)

DAY 5: Monday, 30th April 2018

Venus Pavilion
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Opening Plenary 30A The Economics of Goodness in Consulting and Professional Services

Quanisha Green
Sintrel P Dass
Sonja Price
Yulia Stark
Shalini Chopra
Dr. Ragini Agrawal
Kanika Agarwal

9:00AM – 10:00AM
Tango Hall 1 3011 Interaction Design in the Cultural Context
Tango Hall 2 3012 Beautiful new words to describe obscure emotions
Tango Hall 3 3013 An entertainment icon on living a life of meaning
Nucleus Hall 3014 Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness Mamtaa Gupta

Ashima Puri
Strategy Hall 3015 When we design for disability, we all benefit
Debate Hall 3016 Success, failure and the drive to keep creating Roxane Jurkovskaja
Agenda Boardroom 3017 How fake news does real harm
Venus Pavilion
10:00AM – 10:30AM
Plenary 30B(i) Special Country Focus with delegation from USA Mamie Jean Lamley

juliette Willoughby

Jeanne Zierhoffer

Venus Pavilion
10:30AM – 11:00AM
Plenary 30B(ii) Special Focus as Global Women Tourists & their needs

10:00AM – 11:00AM
Tango Hall 1 3021 We should all be feminists
Tango Hall 2 3022 Machine intelligence makes human morals more important Annie Agle
Tango Hall 3 3023 From an idea to a bankable Business plan
Nucleus Hall 3024 We can fight terror without sacrificing our rights
Strategy Hall 3025 It’s time to reclaim religion
Debate Hall 3026 Happiness in body and soul Joana Ferreira
Agenda Boardroom 3027 Building emotional connections and human resilience
Venus Pavilion
11:00AM – 11:30AM
Plenary 30C(I) Focus Session with Faculty & Student of Shenkar Institute Israel
Venus Pavilion
11:30AM – 12:00NOON
Plenary 30C(II) Special Country Focus with delegation from Canada
11:00AM – 12:00NOON
Tango Hall 1 3031 Why it takes courage to succeed Shilpa Sharad Shrikhande Rumaitha Al Busaidi
Mamtaa Gupta
Tango Hall 2 3032 Ayurveda in primary health delivery
Tango Hall 3 3033 How do you define innovation in enterprise
Nucleus Hall 3034 YouTube creators, communities and the studios of the future
Strategy Hall 3035 From building a product, to building a global brand
Debate Hall 3036 Securing the enterprise in an unsecure world
CM 9 3037 Entrepreneurship in India & the Evolving Ecosystem
Venus Pavilion
12:00NOON – 1:00PM
Plenary 30D Engineering Change with Financial Inclusion Eva Bufí
Maureen Manyama
Sriparna Das Chakraborty
Charlotte Halkett
Terry L. Allen
Okhela Ntsamai
Smita Bakhai
Dr. Eldrette Shereni
12:00NOON – 1:00PM
Tango Hall 1 3041 Building Sustainable Organizations
Tango Hall 2 3042 Entrepreneurial Secrets into Balancing Mind, Body and Spirit: Balance is Sustainability Samantha Gooden
Tango Hall 3 3043 Taking Tech to Agri
Nucleus Hall 3044 Getting Our Health Priorities in Order: Prevention, Research, and Treatment Dr Adaeze Oreh Rachna Chhachhi
Strategy Hall 3045 Cracking the Code of Addiction and Mental Health
Debate Hall 3046 Feeding the Future: The Changing Landscapes of Food and Agriculture Edna Ogwangi
Agenda Boardroom 3047 Disrupting Food: Alternative Proteins Leading to a More Sustainable Future
Venus pavilion
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Plenary 30E In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Consulting & Coaching & Ideation Rena Striegel
Edie Fraser
Dr. Sujaya Banerjee
Vahid Mehrinfar
1:00PM -2:00PM
Tango Hall 1 3051 Unleashing Innovation: Advancing a Creative, Productive and Competitive Workforce Dr. Eldrette Shereni
Tango Hall 2 3052 Confronting Terrorism at Home and Abroad
Tango Hall 3 3053 Global Real Estate Outlook: A More Attractive Asset?
Nucleus Hall 3054 How Technology Trends Will Impact Your Portfolio
Strategy Hall 3055 Investing in Sustainable Development Kezy Mukiri
Debate Hall 3056 Young Entrepreneurs Who Are Rewriting the Biopharma Business Model
Agenda Boardroom 3057 Food Investors and Innovators Inspiring a Health Revolution Deepanwita Chattopadhyay
Venus Pavilion
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Plenary 30F The Economics of Goodness in Going Back to Nature Jennifer Kearney
Shilpa Sharad Shrikhande
Kiran Bali
Marian Karina Nanorki Darlington
Urmila Kharkwal
Adele Brimage
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Tango Hall 1 3061 Return on Longevity: Capitalizing on the Demographic Shift
Tango Hall 2 3062 Climate Change: Causes and Impacts on International Business & their Strategy
Tango Hall 3 3063 Leadership Performance and Management Development Joynicole Martinez
Nucleus Hall 3064 Industrial waste & wastewater treatment Leon Husson
Strategy Hall 3065 New business models for mass-customized products and services Stacey Schieffelin
Debate Hall 3066 Doodling and Decision-Making: How Drawing Out Ideas Helps Leaders Innovate and Create Change
Agenda Boardroom 3067 Empowerment of citizens through lifelong learning and self-monitoring
Venus Pavilion
3:00PM -4:00PM
Plenary 30G In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Branding, Marketing, HR , Diversity & Inclusion

Shar Moore
Anne Boysen
Caroline Codsi
Maggie Chan Jones

Parallel 3:00PM – 4:00 PM
Tango Hall 1 3071 Bias, Barriers and Opportunities for Women in STEM Professions Eryka T. Johnson Tamara McLemore
Tango Hall 2 3072 Entrepreneurial Mindset and Attitudes Vineet Siwal
Tango Hall 3 3073 Innovative value chains, networks & frameworks
Nucleus Hall 3074 Change management processes and sustainability growth of SME’s
Strategy Hall 3075 Reinvention: 3 Ways to Navigate Uncertainty Successfully Danette Layne
Debate Hall 3076 Innovation and Management of Renewable Resources
Agenda Boardroom 3077 Tourism planning and regional development
Venus Pavilion
4:00PM – 5:00PM
Plenary 30H Empowering Potential by Celebrating Togetherness and Shared Human Values Tania Castilho
Ida Texell
Elena Kozlovskaya
Ethenia A Scott
Nidhika Bahl
Zine Nkukwana
Mani Kamboj
Juliette M. Willoughby
Tracey Horton
4:00PM – 5:00PM
Tango Hall 1 3081 Toward a Connected World: Partnerships, Collaborations & New Markets
Tango Hall 2 3082 Economics of socially responsible behaviors
Tango Hall 3 3083 The growing influence of social networks
Nucleus Hall 3084 Intrinsic Motivation & Sports & Its Profound Effect on Professional Development
Strategy Hall 3085 Social and non-profit marketing Saira Khan

Joynicole Martinez
Debate Hall 3086 Art & Culture- Creating & Developing Emotional Intelligence & Thinking
Agenda Boardroom 3087 Technology Watch analysis of big data Charlene Doak Gebauer
Venus Pavilion
5:00PM – 6:00PM
Plenary 30I In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Law, Policy & Public Life Hon’ble Sophia Hebron Mwakagenda
Mayor Tamara James
Mayor Lisa M. Gillmor
Jessica N. Childress
Assita Kanko
Rabina Khan

Venus Pavilion
6:00PM – 6:30PM
Plenary 30J In Conversation with a Bollywood Personality
Venus Pavilion
6:30PM – 7:00PM
Plenary 30K In Conversation with a Young leaders creating a better world for ALL
8:00PM – 10:00PM Dinner Talk with a Legendary Business Leader followed by cocktails & dinner ( Ticketed & by invitation only)

DAY 6: Tuesday, 1st May 2018

Venus Pavilion
9:00AM-10:00 AM
Opening Plenary 1A Engineering Change by Engaging Communities & Empowering Communication

Myren Garcia
Maria Smith
Khushnooma Kapadia
Hiba Al-Ali
Tracy Calogheros
Bhavna Srivastava
Justine Renson

9:00AM – 10:00AM
Tango Hall 1 1111 “Fashion is more powerful than any tyrant”: How to make it a messenger of individual voice ?
Tango Hall 2 1112 Sports & Its Profound Effect, Meditation, Alternate Healing & Positivity for Life
Tango Hall 3 1113 Art, Media & Education as a Way of Shifting Consciousness Regarding Women Ange Maya
Nucleus Hall 1114 How Investors and Companies can work together to achieve sustainable long-term growth
Strategy Hall 1115 How to reshape business to deliver on SDGs (Sustainable Development Goal )
Debate Hall 1116 How technology can be harnessed to manage supply chain risks
Agenda Boardroom 1117 Laughter Yoga – One Stop Solution for Holistic Wellness
Venus Pavilion
10:00AM – 11:00AM
Plenary 1B The Economics of Goodness in Overcoming Bias, Active Engagement and Inclusion Yvette Sitten
Mridula Sharma
Monika Mehan
Archna Khurana Sharma
Danette Layne
10:00AM – 11:00AM
Tango Hall 1 1121 How engaging millennials will drive deeper CSR commitments
Tango Hall 2 1122 Children’s rights: the risks and opportunities for business
Tango Hall 3 1123 Unlocking the value of corporate sustainability Veronica Baracat
Nucleus Hall 1124 Elevating girls to empower communities Kanika Agarwal
Strategy Hall 1125 Child Labor, Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking
Debate Hall 1126 Challenges of Social Inclusion: Gender, Inequalities, and Human Rights
Agenda Boardroom 1127 Cultural leadership and the place of the Artist
Venus Pavilion
11:00AM – 12:00NOON
Plenary 1C In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Finance , Banking & Capital Markets Iman Al Damen
Iman Mutlaq
Catherine Moroney
11:00AM – 12:00NOON
Tango Hall 1 1131 Values and influential factors that determine success of female leaders
Tango Hall 2 1132 Ayurveda education: bridging the gaps
Tango Hall 3 1133 Leadership,vision,planning and culture building within a movement
Nucleus Hall 1134 Developing Future Women Leaders and Diversity Initiatives
Strategy Hall 1135 Fear LESS & LIVE More Vidya Ragu Samantha Gooden
Debate Hall 1136 Education of women leads to community development Tracey Gilmore
Agenda Boardroom 1137 The Gender Digital Divide: what, why, where, how to solve
Venus Pavilion
12:00NOON – 1:00PM
Plenary 1D Empowering Potential through Start-ups and Innovation Jainee Gandhi
Christine Lacharme
Nwando Hilda
Saira Khan
Rina Neoh
Nancy Aketch
Gehna Mehra
Umutoni Carine
Marina Tognetti
Jamie Cid
Vidyun Goel
12:00NOON – 1:00PM
Tango Hall 1 1141 Entrepreneurship in the corporate world – Is there room for “startup thinking” in established companies Katie Day
Tango Hall 2 1142 Educating The Girl Child Marian Karina Nanorki Darlington Naseefa Hamid
Tango Hall 3 1143 Creating a business of purpose Liliana Domingues Tracey Chambers
Nucleus Hall 1144 Giving & Philanthropy – new models of giving and philanthropy to drive social impact
Strategy Hall 1145 How women can help each other build a strength pyramid, to rise up together.
Debate Hall 1146 Talent attraction and retention in Development Sector – with special reference to women employees Dr.Janet L. Robb
Agenda Boardroom 1147 Can sports increase tolerance in our hearts?
Venus Pavilion
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Plenary 1E In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Academia Education, Skills & Knowledge Dr. Ellen Langer
Ehud Menipaz
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Tango Hall 1 1151 Reinventing Itself – Women Empowerment & Inclusion Bhavna Srivastava
Tango Hall 2 1152 How to Adopt a Holistic Mindset Rachna Chhachhi
Tango Hall 3 1153 Opportunities for All in All Emerging Markets: How can SMEs Benefit
Nucleus Hall 1154 Youth & Social Media
Strategy Hall 1155 What are Fund Managers & Investors Looking for in The Entrepreneurs
Debate Hall 1156 Art & Media as a Way of Shifting Consciousness Regarding Women
Agenda Boardroom 1157 Poetry and art as therapeutic for healing & health Kaity Li Yang
Venus Pavilion
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Plenary 1F In Conversation with Leaders of the Decade in CSR ,Philanthropy & Service to Society Karin Ireton
Manasi Kirloskar
Naseefa Hamid
Meghna Tare
2:00PM – 3:00PM
Tango Hall 1 1161 Purpose, Potential & Passion: Role of Corporate Sector, CSR, The Consumer & Personal Leadership
Tango Hall 2 1162 Empowering Workplace Well Being & Workplace Design
Tango Hall 3 1163 Turning Contacts into Relationships
Nucleus Hall 1164 It’s Time to Thrive Being Who You Are Marilyn Schirmer Maria Rios
Strategy Hall 1165 Never Underestimate The Power of an Idea: Transforming an Idea into a Fundable Business Plan Deepshikha Kumar
Debate Hall 1166 Meeting The Challenge of Leadership for Fostering Innovation, Creativity, Communication & Collaboration
Agenda Boardroom 1167 Women Entrepreneurs & Healthy Eating
Venus Pavilion
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Plenary 1G In conversation with Leaders of the Decade in Agriculture, Food, Farming and Sustainability Sanjeev Kumar Chadha (Guest of honour)
Prof. Dr. Adel El-Beltagy
Teresa Wickham
Dr. Segenet Kelemu
Agnes M. Kalibata
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Tango Hall 1 1171 Meeting The Challenge of Holistic Lifestyle & Healthy living – Issues of Pollution, Climate Change, Water, Waste
Tango Hall 2 1172 Personal & Outdoor Leadership, Giving & Philanthropy: Women Exerting a Greater Cultural Influence
Tango Hall 3 1173 Women in leadership Roles- The Harbingers of Change Beena Ammanath
Nucleus Hall 1174 Can We Learn Innovation Satinder Kaur
Strategy Hall 1175 Women’s Economic Empowerment & Leadership Carol Hanlon Aparajita Agrawal
Vineet Siwal
Debate Hall 1176 BE! – Love: Beyond Illusion Tania Castilho
Agenda Boardroom 1177 Values & Influential Factors that Determine Success of Female Leaders
Venus Pavilion
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Plenary 1H In conversation with leaders of the Decade in Culture, Arts, Design, Sports, Fashion & Lifestyle Reynu Tandon
Jennifer Welter
Jahnvi Dameron Nandan
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Tango Hall 1 1181 The Power of Personal Example & Self-Belief Dolamu Badejo Joana Ferreira
Juliette M. Willoughby
Bindumalini Krishnan
Tango Hall 2 1182 Living, Working and Leading in the Feminine Shruti Choudhari

Karen Heras-Kelly
Dr. Rita Lustgarten
Tango Hall 3 1183 The voice of our future, Millennials & Gen X leaders
Nucleus Hall 1184 Body Wisdom, Our ability to create health & wellness without big pharma Dr. Ragini Agrawal
Strategy Hall 1185 The world of luxury, fashion and beauty
Debate Hall 1186 Creating a healthy Environment of Conscious Entrepreneurship
Agenda Boardroom 1187 Creating Environment for sustainable and Inclusive growth. Can new breakthrough technologies help address issues of large scale greening, clean water and agriculture in arid lands.
Venus Pavilion
5:00 PM-5:30 PM
Plenary 1I In conversation with a Bollywood Personality
Venus Pavilion
5:30 PM-6:00 PM
Plenary 1J In Conversation with a Political Leader
Venus Pavilion
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
valedictory Plenary 1K Closing Plenary WEF 2018: Enabling a better, more sustainable, more inclusive, more tolerant and a more equitable world for ALL Deepak Bagla
Krysta Harden
Janet Robb
Lidewij Edelkoort