The Congress 2013 program agenda is in formation and will be updated to reflect new speakers and content.

9:15 AM
Registration and Networking Breakfast Reception

9:45 AM
Welcome by Neelam Sharma, PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Opening Remarks by Seema Hingorani, Head of Public Equities & Hedge Funds, NYC Retirement Systems

10:00 AM
Opening Keynote Presentation by Ann Mukherjee, SVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Frito-Lay North America in conversation with Simi Ahuja, Founder, SAWLF

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Morning Panel Presentations
- Savita Subramanian, Bank of America Merrill Lynch in conversation with Ranji Nagaswami, Bridgewater Associates
- Personal Branding: A Woman's Perspective featuring Ruma Bose, Entrepreneur & Author; Sehra Eusufzai, IBM; Sumita Singh, Elsevier. Special Remarks by Raakhee Mirchandani, New York Daily News

12:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Congress 2013 Luncheon

The Congress 2013 Luncheon Keynote Presentation will feature Vishakha Desai, Special Advisor for Global Affairs to the President and Professor, Columbia University; Senior Advisor The Guggenheim Foundation; President Emerita, Asia Society; with Anika Rahman, Executive Director, Ms. Foundation in conversation with Kalpana Raina, Managing Partner, 252 Solutions LLC

2:30 PM
- Women and Philanthropy featuring Penny Abeywardena, Head of Girls and Women, Associate Director, Commitments, Clinton Global Initiative, Sayu Bhojwani, Founding Executive Director, New American Leaders Project and Sarita Gupta, Indico, Lata Reddy, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and President, Prudential Foundation, Prudential Financial; and Shelley Rubin, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Rubin Museum of Art, and Founder and Chair, A Blade of Grass

3:30 PM
Afternoon Networking Break

3:45 - 4:45 PM
The Road Less Traveled: Women in Technology featuring Jagruti Bhikha, Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology; Mukta Farooq, Senior Technical Staff Member and Master Inventor, IBM; Abha Kumar, Principal, Vanguard; Vrinda Menon, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs; and Radhika Venkatraman, Vice President, IT - Enterprise Sales Life Cycle & Ordering, Verizon This session will be moderated by Vandana Venkatesh, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Verizon

4:00 - 4:45 PM
Monica Issar, Managing Director, JPMorgan in conversation with Reshma Saujani, Founder, Girls Who Code

5:00 - 6:00 PM
A conversation with designer and entrepreneur Rachel Roy. This segment will be followed by a special presentation featuring the Rachel Roy collection.

6:30 - 7:30 PM
The Congress 2013 Closing Networking Reception
All registrants will receive the Congress 2013 Gift Bag curated by New York Daily News Fashion Editor Raakhee Mirchandani

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