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Chennaicommunity.AnitaB.org Meetup on June 21 2019

June 21, 2019 · 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm UTC+5.5


We are delighted to announce Chennaicommunity.AnitaB.org meetup, our second event for 2019, on Friday, June 21 2019.

To ensure that the Chennai community stays connected, shares experiences and learns from each other, we bring to you Deep Dive – a power packed two-hour in-depth session on Technology and Financial Planning for the Working Woman. This engaging event will broaden your insights, enhance your skills to manage your career and personal lives more efficiently and widen your reach among the women in tech community in Chennai.

Venue Sponsor

Venue: Verizon India, Olympia Tech Park, # 1, Sidco Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai – 600032
Time: 4.00 – 6:30 PM


3.30 – 4.00 PM: Registrations

4.00 – 4.05 PM: Welcome note, by Garima Tyagi, Diversity and Inclusion Lead – Verizon

4.05 – 4.15 PM: Tech Talk – A Brave new digital world by Krithika Krishnan, Director, Verizon

4.15 – 4.20 PM: AnitaB.org India updates by Vaishali James, Community Lead, Chennaicommunity.AnitaB.org

4.20 – 4.50 PM: Tech Talk – How do you maximize  enterprise value using Blockchain by Shobana Mahadevan, Project Manager, Emerging Technology and Innovation Team, Ford Technology Services Ltd.

4.50 – 5.20 PM: Financial Planning for the Working Woman by Sundari Jagathesan, Personal Finance Expert

5.20 – 5.25 PM: Thank you by Gayatri Kalyanaraman, Community Lead, Chennaicommunity.AnitaB.org

5.25 – 6.30 PM: Networking and Hi Tea

Speaker Profiles

Shobana Mahadevan, Project Manager, Emerging Technology and Innovation Team, Ford Technology Services Ltd

Shobana has around 16 years of IT experience in Research, Innovation, IT Strategy, Program Management and Product development.  As part of the Emerging Technology and Innovation team, she has lead Proof of Concepts for the implementation of Blockchain in the Supply Chain area. She has also lead projects on various other technologies like Digital Twin, Robotic Process Automation and ChatBots.  She was an Innovation catalyst who worked on various facets to increase the organization’s Innovation Quotient – setting up an Innovation lab in India, managing and measuring the progression of Innovation through communications, workshops and events, increasing exposure of new tools/technologies within the company and leading various focus groups working on Innovative ideas.  She has also authored many white papers published internally in the organization.

Sundari Jagathesan, Personal Finance Expert

Sundari has over 25 years’ experience in the banking sector. She’s a high-impact writer and speaker in English and Tamil on Personal Finance with a strong ability to interact with people of all ages and all walks of life. She’s a freelance writer on personal finance for Nanayam Vikatan. She contributes to online content on personal finance to several e-magazines and Aval Vikatan as well.

She has to her credit, several certifications in Finance. Some of them being AMFI Certification in Mutual Funds; IRDA Certification in Insurance; NSE Certification in Personal Finance, NCFM Certification in Wealth Management; Duke University Certification in Behavioral Finance.



June 21, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm


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