3rd Edition of The CII HR Crystal Ball 2019 Diversity & Inclusion at Workplace


Research and studies increasingly show that diversity and inclusion can help increase a business’ bottom line, drive innovation, attract more talent and create more opportunities for growth in an organization. As organizations aim to become more productive and innovative, they are looking at different ways to come out on top – and one such measure is to encourage leadership which embraces diversity and inclusion. Diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies are no longer just ‘good to have’; they have become a critical business imperative.

To discuss the challenges, opportunities of having a diverse workforce, CII Northern Region is organizing the 3rd Edition of The CII HR Crystal Ball 2019 – Diversity & Inclusion at Workplace, on Wednesday, 21 August 2019 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. 

Ms Leena Nandan, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest.

Leading speakers such as Mr S Y Siddiqui, Conference Chairman & Executive Adviser, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Mr Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra, Director (HR), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd; Dr Alka Mittal, Director HR, ONGC; Ms Amrita Sharan, Director – Personnel, Air India; Dr S K Bose, Executive Director HR, Indian Oil Corporation Limited; Dr Subir Mitra, Executive Director, GAIL; Mr P Dwarakanath, Chairman, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare Ltd;  Mr Jawaid Ashraf, Head HR, JCB; Ms Suchitra Rajendra, CHRO and VP Human Resources, PepsiCo;  Ms Simin Askari, Head HR, DS Group, Mr Nipun Malhotra, Founder and CEO, Nipman Foundation, Ms Anuranjita Kumar, Managing Director, RBS; Mr Harshvendra Soin, Chief People Officer, Tech Mahindra Ltd and others are sharing their perspective and experiential journey in the Conference. 

The one day Conference aims to discuss :

  • Global & Cultural Diversity – Leading a Global Workforce
  • Gender Diversity – The competitive advantage
  • Managing Multi-Generational Diversity
  • Emerging Other Diversity Challenges

The CII HR Crystal Ball 2019 marks the third edition of an unique platform which is a combination of research and conference. Every edition of Conference sees release of an Industry wide research. This year’s edition will see release of CII-KPMG study on Diversity & Inclusion at Workplace.

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