Women are far more capable than doing just “homework”: Ektaa Kapoor
MD, and Creative Head, Balaji Telefilms Limited speaking at the Women Directors Conclave 2022
Mumbai, 17th September 2022: “Women are far more capable than doing just “homework”. There is enough talent the country has to offer. said Ektaa Kapoor, MD, and Creative Head, Balaji Telefilms Limited at the second edition of Women Directors Conclave 2022 organized by MentorMyBoard.
Ekataa Kapoor a keynote speaker at the Women Directors Conclave-2022 further said ,” Womens Directors Conclave is a great initiative by MentorMyBoard. Women are the untapped gender of our country. Women will only come into the foray if there is enough attention given to them by giving them leadership roles because once the woman is the leader she enables a lot more”
Divya Sameer Momaya, Founder & Director, MentorMyBoard, said “MentorMyBoard is a B2B2C-only governance tech platform in India that is creating a complete ecosystem for board leaders to nurture, upskill and grow. We are on a mission to build a community of 1 lakh directors, mentors, and corporates. our unique programs like the Board suite program, we handhold family businesses to transform and grow with governance.”
The panel discussion brought together leaders organizations, communities, and professionals to discuss women and their undeniable role in creating value for businesses, economies, and society at large. The discussions also highlighted the opportunities for women as independent board members are huge. There is a myth about the capabilities. It is the desire and dedication that matters. Acquisition of the right skills, connection with different boards, and knowledge are important to be a part of the corporate ecosystem.
The objective of the event was to identify huge opportunities lying ahead for women board leaders and make them ready for challenges popping up in this VUCA and Agile World. The dignitaries shared insights about the way ahead for Women Directors as leaders of the future and also brainstormed on gaps in upskilling, cultural shift, diversity, and inclusion.
Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Govt of India Smt Nirmala Sitharaman was the chief guest at the conclave.
The honarable finance minister launched the Women on Management & Board (WOMB) and felicitated the top women leaders.
MentorMyBoard, a subscription-based, B2B2C Governance Tech Platform with a digital community, is a revolutionary concept and the first-of-its-kind Platform for Board Leaders in India.
They firmly believe that in this age of growth, sustainability, and governance, businesses led by women have a huge potential to grow and emerge as successful future Corporate Houses. They are on a mission of creating ethical Boards and visionary directors, enabling/ empowering directors towards robust and insightful governance. They are facilitating Corporate boards, Directors, Independent Directors, Founders, Promoters, Startup Directors, Foreign Directors, Women Directors, and Aspiring Directors with the right platform to sharpen their boardroom skills and emerge as competent, board-informed, and board-ready leaders.
MentorMyBoard is aggressively working towards bringing more women into leadership roles by empowering them with the right technical as well as soft skills required for Board positions and Boardrooms.