ROLE PLAYERS 2014



  1. ALMAS JIWANI, President & CEO, UN Women National Committee Canada
  2. PROFESSOR INDIRA PARIKH, President, Foundation for Liberal And Management Education
  3. ANNE WELSH, Chairperson, Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation
  4. Dr. SEMRA ULKU, Former Rector, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
  5. Dr. SHAHINAZ RASHAD ABDELLATIF, Vice-Chairman for Metropolitan Group and President & Executive Director, Metropolitan Training Academy
  6. JYOTI CHOPRA, Managing Director, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, BNY Mellon
  7. LORELEI CAROBOLANTE, SCRP, SGMS-T, GPHR, President & CEO, G2nd Systems, California
  8. NANCY ALLEN, President and CEO, Women's Business Development Center, Inc.
  9. NAMITA LAL, Global Head, Mobile Money, Transaction Banking, Wholesale Bank, Standard Chartered Bank
  10. PRIYA NAIK, Founder and Joint Managing Director, Samhita Social Ventures Pvt. Ltd. India
  11. PROF. JANET VERBYLA, Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Southern Queensland
  1. PHALGUN RAJU, Vice President & General Manager, Japan, Asia Pacific Brand Business, InMobi Pte. Ltd.
  2. SHANAAZ PREENA, Director-Women Go-Beyond / Women's Advocacy, MAS Intimates (Pvt) Ltd. a division of MAS Holdings, Sri Lanka
  3. SURITA SANDOSHAM, Senior Director, Synergos New York
  4. TANIA ELLIS, Founder & Managing Director, The Social Business Company, Denmark
  5. VIDYANI HETTIGODA, Company Director, Hettigoda Industries Ltd., Sri Lanka
  6. MASSOUDA JALAL, Former Minister of Women, Founding Chairperson, Jalal Foundation
  7. AJAITA SHAH, Founder & CEO - Frontier Markets Consulting Inc., President - Frontier Innovations Foundation, India
  8. Dr. SHEIKHA Al - MISNAD, President, Qatar University
  9. Dr. SIMA SAMAR, 1st Former Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Women's Affairs / Chairperson, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), Afghanistan
  10. FARAH FORTUNE, Managing Director, African Star Communications
  1. KARIN VERLOOP, Managing Director, ThoughtWorks
  2. MONICA TATA, Managing Director South Asia., HBO India Pvt. Ltd.
  3. NISHA JAMVWAL, Columnist* Interior Architect *Luxury Brand Consultant* Art Consultant
  4. NELIUS KARIUKI, Chairperson, Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Ltd.
  5. POONAM MUTTREJA, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India
  6. PROF. LEAH MARANGU, Vice Chancellor, Africa Nazarene University
  7. POONAM BIJLANI, Partner, Lotus Events & Entertainment
  8. SHEHARA DE SILVA, General Manager – Marketing and Sales, Janashakthi Insurance PLC, Sri Lanka
  9. SALLY CHIWAMA, Board of Trustee, FEMNET / Board Member, Zambia Media Women Association (ZAMWA)
  10. SUMAYYA HASSAN-ATHMANI, CEO, National Oil Corporation of Kenya
  11. TAMARA HASAN ABED, Senior Director, BRAC Enterprises, Bangladesh