WIL Organizing a Special Session with Ms. Ripa Rashid

WIL Organizing a Special Session with Ms. Ripa Rashid

April 21, 2016

Women in Leadership (WIL) is organizing a special session with Ms. Ripa Rashid, Executive VP at the Center for Talent Innovation and Managing Partner for Hewlett Consulting Partners, New York. Ms. Rashid is an internationally recognized subject matter expert on gender, global leadership and next generation talent strategies.

Exclusively for the invited guests, this special session is a part of the dialogue under ‘Women in Leadership’ to inspire and facilitate female professionals to reach their potential. Ms. Rashid in addition to sharing her views on the topic based on her vast experience to lead gender diversity projects in some of the leading companies of the world will also moderate a dialogue with the audience to identify the key barriers and issues which inhibit the rise of female professionals in Bangladesh.

Ms. Rashid has worked across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. She is the coauthor of –

  • Why Women are the Solution (Harvard Business Press, 2011)
  • The Battle for Female Talent in Emerging Markets (Harvard Business Review)
  • Growing Global Executives: The Core Competencies (Rare Bird Press, 2015)
  • A series of BRIC Country Reports and Asians in America: Unleashing the Potential of the Model Minority

100 guests will be attending the event, which includes CEOs, CXOs, Head of Departments and Directors of both multi-national and local companies such as Grameenphone, Banglalink, Airtel Bangladesh Ltd, Bitopi Adevertising Ltd, Mediacom Ltd, Aarong, BRAC, IFAD, Bitdefender Bangladesh, DHL, Glaxo, Avery Dennison Bangladesh Ltd, Action Contre La Faim, IBM and many others. It will also feature winners of Inspiring Women Award and Leaders of Tomorrow.

Yellow by BEXIMCO is the supporter of the event, while The Westin Dhaka is the hospitality partner and Independent TV is the Media Partner.

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