IESA WE - Women’s Day 2021 Webinar

About the Event

Event of challenging, questioning and resolving the issues and moving forward facilitating supportive eco system for women to advance in clean energy sector.

This year with the International Women’s Day 2021 theme #ChooseToChallenge, let us all be on a continuous path to challenge – call out gender bias; inequality. So, come together and join the IESA WE event of challenging, questioning and resolving the issues which we women generalise by making it part of our daily struggles.

IESA launched #WomeninEnergyNetwork for Connecting, Educating, Inspiring, Networking & Empowering Women in #CleanEnergy Transition. IESA has rich repository of resources and has also started IESA Academy. With IESA’ strong professional network, the key objective of this initiative is to promote women’s participation and strengthen gender diversity and equity in the emerging areas like energy storage & electric mobility sector.

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Time Session
15:00-15:10 Welcome Address & Opening remarks by Ms. Netra Walawalkar, Director- India market, CES

Leadership Talk

  • Dr N Kalaiselvi - Director, CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CSIR-CECRI)
  • Ms Vaishali Nigam Sinha - ReNew Foundation Chair, Chief Sustainability Officer, ReNew Power

Panel Discussion: ‘’ Advancement of women in clean energy transition’’

  • Ms. Mahua Acharya, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Convergence Energy Services Limited
  • Ms. Harshitha S Kumar, Head- Global Engineering, Renewables business, L&T
  • Ms. Monika Rathi, VP- Engineering & Performance, Vena Energy
  • Ms. Divya Agarwal, Company Secretary, Nexcharge
16:50 - 17:00  Closing Remarks


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