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XLRI PGDM (GM) to Host INSPIRUS, Women Roundtable - Success Stories of Women in Business

1st August, 2022

XLRI PGDM(GM) batch of 2022-23 brings forth one of its kind - Women Roundtable edition of INSPIRUS - Success Stories of Women in Business, to be held on 4th August 2022. The pandemic has taken us one step ahead in term of connecting with each other online. INSPIRUS is going to be a virtual event as well and the theme for the Conclave is “Celebrating Success and Hardships of Women in Businesses”. The event will be facilitated by Prof. Tina K. Stephen and XLRI PGDM (GM) Student Placement Committee.


Registration for the event can be done through the following link - INSPIRUS

The Women Roundtable will be moderated by Prof. Tina K. Stephen who is a Faculty of Law at XLRI Jamshedpur and has work experience both in India and Abroad. Prof. Tina specializes in & holds a Ph.D. in Labour Law. Her areas of expertise include teaching, consulting and corporate training in various subjects like Contract Labour Laws, Industrial Relations Laws, Labours Laws for Women etc. She has also conducted training programs for several companies including TATA Steel, Cipla, Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Asian Paints etc. Further she is a proficient published writer whose writings have appeared in both national as well as international journals.

Female entrepreneurs today experience unique challenges despite constantly changing times. These challenges often range from lack of equal opportunities professionally to overcoming social taboos personally.

This Panel comprises of four such Women Leaders from diverse industries who will share their inspirational success stories. Our panellists include Aradhana Khaitan, Founder & Managing Director, Manya Education Pvt. Ltd., followed by Anuranjita Kumar, Co-Founder & CEO, We-Ace, MasterChef Shipra Khanna, Indian Celebrity Chef and Shalini Pillay, Office Managing Partner Bangalore and India Leader Global Capability Centres, KPMG India.

We, at XLRI, would like to celebrate the success stories of these heroes together and share not only their journey but inspire young girls who look up to them and to the female professionals facing these hardships as them.

The roundtable is an initiative to drive the idea that women mean business and are great leaders of the future, who, when given the right opportunity will shape the world to make it a better place with their resilience, zeal and compassion.