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Virtual event

accessible from your workstation


16 Jun 2021



2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

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AIBX 2021: Inclusive economic participation - insights from female leaders in India and Australia

About event:

In this time of disruption and recovery, inclusive workplace participation and partnerships are critical for economic growth.

Join our panel of top female business and industry leaders as they share their experiences navigating the impact of the pandemic to support their staff, clients and communities.

Hear from Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Founder of Biocon Ltd, Asia’s leading bio-pharmaceuticals enterprise and one of the World’s Top 100 Power Women of 2020 (Forbes).

Research by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency shows a compelling link between female leadership and greater profitability, performance and productivity – things that are crucial to helping businesses recover and thrive post COVID-19.

Tune in for insights on how businesses in India and Australia have adapted in response to COVID and learn how building inclusive workplaces can help your business grow.

Austrade, in collaboration with Asialink Business and the Australia India Business Council, is pleased to present this event as part of the Australia India Business Exchange (AIBX) 2021 program.

Who should attend:

Australian and Indian businesses looking to engage with each other.



  • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Founder and Executive Chair of Biocon Ltd
  • Rose Kerlin, Group Executive Membership, AustralianSuper  
  • Mary Raynes, Markets Manager Barley, Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre
  • Professor Jane Den Hollander, Former Vice-Chancellor, Deakin University
  • Catherine Gallagher, General Manager, Austrade South Asia

Australia's High Commissioner to India, the Hon Barry O'Farrell AO will be delivering the welcome address for this session.

The event will be moderated by Sheba Nandkeolyar, Founder and CEO, MultiConnexions Group; Immediate Past National Chair of the Australia India Business Council (AIBC); and National Chair of Women in Business, AIBC.

Please note:

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These events are free, but participants must register. The registration confirmation email will include all webinar log-on information.


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For more information please contact:

Ashwini Shah
Director, Trade and Investment South Asia

Misha Mehrotra
Marketing Manager South Asia