~The grand event will have Guneet Monga, producer of the Oscar 2023 award-winning documentary short film – The Elephant Whisperers, and Dr. Rajiv J Shah, President of Rockefeller Foundation as the keynote speaker~
24th March 2023: A business’s prosperity and expansion are driven by a leader who consistently exhibits bravery and determination, particularly during challenging periods. Over the years, Forbes India has recognized the importance of such leadership, which serves as the foundation of any organization. To honour this leadership, Forbes India brings back its annual flagship event ‘Forbes India Leadership Awards 2023.’
The 12th edition of the Forbes India Leadership Awards is scheduled to take place on March 24th at The Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The keynote speaker for the event will be Dr. Rajiv J Shah, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, who will discuss the ‘Importance of Leadership and Collaboration for Green Recovery.’ In addition, Guneet Monga, producer of the Oscar 2023 award winning documentary short film “The Elephant Whisperers,” will participate in a fireside chat to discuss the ‘Importance of telling good stories.’
The event will also comprise of a panel discussion, on ‘Overcoming Stigma & Paving the Way for Inclusion’, featuring Avani Lekhara, an Indian Paralympian and rifle shooter; Meena Ganesh, CEO & MD of Portea Medical; and Sushant Divgikar a.k.a. Rani KoHEnur.
Additionally, Amit Chandra, Co-founder of ATE Chandra Foundation; Luis Miranda, Chairman & Co-founder of Indian School of Public Policy; Upasana Kamineni Konidela, Vice Chairperson, CSR of Apollo Hospitals and Zarina Screwvala, Co-founder, Full-time Managing Trustee & Director of Swades Foundation, will be having a conversation about ‘Unlocking India’s Philanthropic Potential Spearheading Positive Change.’ Neera Nundy, Co-founder & Partner at Dasra will moderate the discussion.
Brian Carvalho, Editor, Forbes India, commented on the event, “True leaders not only inspire their teams but also propel their organizations forward, even in the face of adversity. The Forbes India Leadership Awards 2023 are honoured to have such distinguished keynote speakers and panellists who will share their insights on leadership and philanthropy at our flagship event, and we look forward to recognizing and honouring these outstanding individuals and organizations.”
Preeti Sahni, COO, Forbes India, said “For over a decade, the Forbes India Leadership Awards have recognized exceptional corporate leaders in India who have exhibited unwavering leadership and created value for their stakeholders, including employees, and customers. With its 12th edition, we are committed to acknowledging the country’s top entrepreneurs and startups that are filling crucial gaps in the market as well as honouring such successful individuals and organizations that have borne out of strong vision, foresight, and ethics. The event promises to be highly anticipated and engaging.”
The Forbes India Leadership Awards 2023 promises to be a grand event, with a focus on recognizing outstanding leaders and fostering a sense of community and collaboration. Forbes India looks forward to celebrating the inspiring stories and achievements of this year’s winners.