~ Mary Kom, Sania Mirza, Mithali Raj, Kangana Ranaut, Sonali Bendre, Kiranjeet Kaur, Kavitha Kuruganti, Sayani Gupta, Kirti Kulhari, Maanvi Gagroo , Beena Pallical, and Jayati Ghosh ~
New Delhi, 22nd February 2019: This year, the India Today Conclave brings together the most respected women aficionados from various fields on the biggest ideas platform. The conclave brings Mary Kom, Boxer; Sania Mirza, Tennis player; Mithali Raj, Captain Indian Women’s Cricket Team, Actor Kangana Ranaut, Actor Sonali Bendre, Actor Sayani Gupta , Actor Kirti Kulhari, Actor Maanvi Gagroo, and Jayati Ghosh, Development Economist as eminent speakers.
Thus, India Today Conclave celebrates the significant contribution of these women in their respective spheres and how their inspiring stories and experiences will encourage other women to excel in life. Despite all sorts of institutional obstacles, these women have continued to reach great heights of success in a full gamut of professional pursuits. They challenged the status quo in the society, faced all odds and are now taking diversity from homes to their place of work. Their contribution has not only made women strong in today’s world but also has made the country proud around the globe. India Today Conclave is an ultimate platform to acknowledge the women achievers to share their outlook on what kept them going on the basis of the Hard choices they had to face in their journey.
The women achievers will deliberate, debate and decipher the conclave theme of Hard Choices in their respective spheres. Sports stars Mary Kom, Sania Mirza and Mithali Raj will share insights on Steel Magnolias: Woman power. And the art, heart & science of excellence; Actor Kangana Ranaut will share her opinion on #BreakingBad: On creativity, kicking ass. And rewriting the rules of being a woman; Actor Sonali Bendre will talk on The Empress of Maladies: How I beat cancer. What it taught me; Development Economist Jayati Ghosh will talk about the Split Wide Open: What’s ailing the Indian economy? ; Actors Sayani Gupta, Kirti Kulhari and Maanvi Gagroo will talk on Being Me: freedom, friendship, sex, ambition. And 4 more shots please
The two days event will also see an impressive range of top politicians, thinkers, economists, analysts, sports stars and artists who will deliberate, debate and decipher the conclave theme of Hard Choices in their respective spheres.
We are our choices, said Jean Paul Sartre. For India and the world, 2019 is a year of some big choices. So, get ready to ‘Conclave’. Get ready to make ‘Hard Choices.’
Since 2002, the India Today Conclave has been at the forefront of intellectual engagement and thought leadership. Over the years, the India Today Conclave has hosted presidents, prime ministers, sports icons, writers and movie stars. The Conclave has been at the cutting edge of new ideas, innovations and experiences and has been in constant conversation with the times we live in, sometimes anticipating change and often precipitating it.