New Delhi, July 28, 2020
With Bollywood icon Jacqueline Fernandez and “Padman”
Arunachalam Muruganantham as Keynote Speakers
It's been more than four months that we all are under lockdown. These four months have been difficult for everyone. To cope up with this crisis and to help women of the society in this pandemic, Lakshyam, an NGO devoted to the destitute and suppressed communities is expanding its mission of empowering women by organising an exclusive 5 hours of powerful session of Global Virtual Summit “Women of India leading in time of crisis” on 1st August, 2020 from 03:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. through online platform. For this summit, Lakshyam has partnered with USA based “The Women Ambassadors Forum (WAF)’ with prominent celebrities and influential speakers.
25 Indian Leaders from 7 different countries will participate in this summit. The keynotespeakers of this summit includes Bollywood icon Jacqueline Fernandez (Keynote speaker) and the famous “Padman” Arunachalam Muruganantham and the other speakers are Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014; Aanya Patel, Cofounder of Women Ambassadors Forum GenZ; Anu Anand, Google HR Asia Pacific; Manu Wadhwa, Global CHRO of Sony Pictures; Divya Jain, CEO & Founder, Safeducate;Julie Weintraub, Hands Across the Bay; Dr. Neha Tanna, Investment Partner; Simran Ahuja, Former Miss India; Ira Singhal, IAS Officer; Mrinalini Kher, Founder, Yuva Parivartan; Gunjan Jain, Author; Shalini Passi, Philanthropist &Art Patron;Dr. Ruchi Dana, Forbes Power Businesswoman 2020; Shaili Chopra, Founder, She the people TV; Dr. Bindu Babu, Celebrity Transformational Coach; Manjula Lee, Founder of World Wide Generation;Shweta Shetty, Indian Singer; Dr. Ramon Lamba, Certified Life Coach & Healer and many more.
“We feel privileged to collaborate with Lakshyam by launching this exclusive Global Virtual Summit for expanding our mission of empowering women to Southeast Asia. This summit will address to solutions, opportunities, skills, and ways we can increase women’s participation in the workplace and entrepreneurship. Through this summit, we aim to provide tools, resources, and knowledge to women during this time to think about new ways of leading, innovating, collaborating and helping drive change in India. We are also gathering to find ways urban women can support and empower rural women in this situation of crisis” said Rina Patel, Executive Vice President of Women Ambassadors Forum (WAF), Ingrid Harib Founder of WAF.
ABOUT WOMEN AMBASSADORS FORUM
Founded in 2015,through their global network of ambassadors, the organization impacts not only each of the selected participants, but also the communities to which they dedicate their efforts to make a positive impact. Every year 200+ young leaders from 150+ countries join the organisation with the ultimate goal of connecting the world’s most impactful young leaders to create a better world, with more responsible and effective leadership.
Lakshyam (www.lakshyam.co.in), is an NGO devoted to the destitute and suppressed communities, especially women and children. Established in 2012, Lakshyam is an NGO that uplifts children and women of at-risk communities through education & employment. Currently functional in 17 states of India with 19 centers. The key areas of the establishment also include education, health, and empowerment (women in particular) to promote practical, effective and innovative solutions to improve the lives of the not-so-privileged communities. Over the years, Lakshyam has expanded its scope of activities and enhanced its efforts by initiating various camps, workshops and programs like 'Butterfly', a child welfare and education program, 'Lakshyam Toy Library', a need-based approach, and 'Rooh: Awakening Women’s Soul', a program to empower the suppressed women of India.