December 6th, 2023: Business Today is set to host the 20th edition of its Most Powerful Women in Business awards, a landmark event that underscores the global momentum for women’s empowerment and gender equality, in Mumbai on December 8, 2023. This year’s ceremony promises to be an extraordinary celebration of the remarkable achievements of women who have shattered glass ceilings, blazed trails, and emerged as influential leaders in traditionally male-dominated sectors.
The event will witness a stellar line-up of accomplished women, each of whom have made significant strides in their respective fields. It brings their unique expertise and perspectives to the BT MPW stage. Madhabi Puri Buch, Chairperson of markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) will grace the event as the Guest of Honour. She is the first woman chairperson to lead Sebi.
Other notable women gracing the event and scheduled to take part in panel discussions and fireside chats are Upasana Taku, Co-Founder & COO of MobiKwik; Prabha Narasimhan, MD & CEO of Colgate-Palmolive (India); Vinati Saraf Mutreja, Managing Director & CEO of Vinati Organics Ltd; Devita Saraf, Chairperson & CEO of Vu Group; and Ashima Goyal, Member of RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee.
Among other notable speakers are Anupriya Acharya, CEO of Publicis Groupe, South Asia; Radhika Gupta, MD & CEO of Edelweiss AMC; Padmaja Chunduru, MD & CEO of National Securities Depository Ltd; Rekha M. Menon, Former Chairperson & Senior Managing Director, Accenture in India; Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairperson & CEO of Salesforce India; Sindhu Gangadharan, SVP & Managing Director of SAP Labs India; Falguni Nayar, Founder & CEO of Nykaa; Ananya Birla, Businesswoman & Singer; Zia Mody, Co–Founder & Managing Partner of AZB & Partners; Swati Piramal, Vice Chairperson of Piramal Group; and Kalpana Morparia, Former Chairman of J.P. Morgan, South and Southeast Asia.
Their collective presence will contribute to a vibrant tapestry of discussions, making the BT MPW Awards a compelling showcase of the diverse and impactful contributions of women in business. The event promises to be a platform where wisdom converges, celebrating the achievements of women who have become trailblazers in the corporate world.
Over the years, the BT MPW Awards have become synonymous with recognising and honouring outstanding female business leaders who have not only excelled in their respective fields but have also become icons for countless aspiring women worldwide. The anticipation surrounding this annual event speaks volumes about its significance, with the MPW list being eagerly awaited each year.
The Business Today Most Powerful Women in Business Awards specifically highlight and applaud the exceptional contributions of leading Indian women who have set new benchmarks in administration and performance within their organisations. These women serve as inspiring beacons, encouraging others to take on more significant roles in the economic sphere.
The 20th edition of BT MPW Awards will celebrate two decades of excellence honouring the women who continue to redefine leadership and inspire generations.