MUMBAI: After profiling eminent women leaders in Season one, Bloomberg TV India, Nation’s leading English business news channel is back with an inspirational new season of ‘Women in Leadership’. Today’s women is redefining her role and taking the lead in every field. While women were involved in small, home – based business before, they have pursued their entrepreneurial dreams and emerged on top. Woman in Leadership is a show that pays homage to these courageous, successful women.
Mr. Lavneesh Gupta, COO, Bloomberg TV India said, “Through this show, Bloomberg TV India continues to strengthen its commitment to enrich the business news viewing experience. The channel has carved a niche for itself by catering to influencers and providing exclusive content to its viewers. The Women in Leadership series finds its viewers amongst the key opinion leaders across industries. The show also promises to be an inspiration for next-generation women, to accept challenges and succeed.”
The first season of the show presented by Life Insurance Corporation of India, featured resilient women leaders like Ms. Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank; Ms. Chitra Ramakrishna, MD & CEO of NSE; Ms. Usha Sangwan, Managing Director at Life Insurance Corporation of India; Ms. Roopa Kudva, MD & CEO, CRISL Ltd.; Ms. Shikha Sharma, MD & CEO of Axis Bank and Ms. Sminu Jindal , MD of Jindal Saw Ltd., amongst others. They shared insights on the importance of planning, taking on new challenges, need for confidence, need for more women leaders in the industry, requirement of role models for aspiring women, etc.
Mr. Neeraj Agarwal, Executive Director, LIC of India said – “Life Insurance Corporation of India has taken huge strides in fostering empowerment of women in various ways. We are employers of choice, more so for women. LIC has always believed in equal opportunities and that women can reach the top positions is proof enough. It is in our corporate culture. Apart from that we also encourage entrepreneurial skills in women opting for taking Agency as a career. Financial inclusion and independence for women is our internal mantra as we have various group schemes and Micro Insurance schemes which reach out to the women from the vulnerable classes and rural areas. It has been our privilege to associate with Bloomberg for their ‘Women in Leadership ‘initiative. It was a great experience to interact and acknowledge others who share our convictions. We appreciate Bloomberg TV India for giving a platform to showcase those that make a difference to the society.”
The new season of “Women in Leadership” features the fascinating journey’s of some of India’s most talented women entrepreneurs where they share their trials and triumphs, and most importantly, what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur. It focuses on encouraging women entrepreneurs who are confident, believe in themselves and have enormous appetite to take on the best in the business to beat them at their own game.
The second season of “WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP” will telecast exclusively on Bloomberg TV India from July 2014.