Panel Discussion: Women in Leadership – Leadership Challenges for Women in the VUCA World


HBS - Spangler Center Auditorium February 12, 2017 11:40 am - 12:30 pm

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Anu Aiyenger
Anu Madgavkar
Anamika Khanna
Pallavi Shroff
Samina Vaziralli
Vandana Luthra

Today’s globalized world is undoubtedly Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA). With a dual-career responsibility, are careers of Indian women more susceptible to being derailed by this VUCA world that we live in? When women in corporate world or successful women entrepreneur rise to the top of their game, what does it take to tackle the element of VUCA that will unquestionably be present? Leading in a VUCA world not only presents a challenging environment for these woman leaders, but also requires a much-needed gamut of competencies. To lead successfully they need to leap through the fog and demonstrate the cognitive readiness competencies and traits. Hear from successful women in corporations and entrepreneurs who have worked towards accelerating their leadership abilities while VUCA-proofing their career The panel will explore the typical challenges faced by ambitious women today, and what it takes to stay in the reckoning.