The women in business continue to face a formidable gender gap for senior-leadership positions. Moreover, there are fewer and fewer women at each step along the path to the C-suite, although they represent a majority of entry-level employees at Fortune 500 companies and outnumber men in college-graduation rates. Uncomfortable conversations are often necessary to identify the pragmatic actions that can improve a company’s odds of developing women leaders.
In this LIVE online session, Sheila Hooda - Advisor & Board Member, Fortune 400 Company, talks about the challenges of being a woman leader, her strategies for success and her hopes for the future. The session will include discussions on qualities a good leader must have to run an organization, the ability to make hard decisions and ability to learn from experience. Sheila will talk about the most difficult challenges faced by women, the evolving business landscape for women and how to deal with those challenges.
» The qualities of a good leader and how to lead in a crisis
» Biggest career challenges for women in leadership today
» Next generation challenges for women
» Advice for young women
» Qualities to look for while hiring a woman leader
Sheila has over 30 years of leadership and governance experience providing strategic direction, driving growth and transforming Fortune 300 firms in the global financial services, professional and information services, education and consumer industries. She is currently the President and CEO of Alpha Advisory Partners, an advisory firm providing strategy, M&A and turnaround services for the financial and business services sectors. Ms. Hooda recently served on the executive team at Thomson Reuters, and previously at TIAA-CREF. Sheila is an alumni of Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management.
Gaurav Bansal, is the Operations & Strategic Marketing Head of Sarder Learning. He has been a thorough Marketing professional with the last 18 years spread across Organizations & Geographies. He has been covered in Economic Times & various International publications.