GEN WOMEN TEAM JEEVA REDDY Director - GEN India Jeeva Reddy has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur across various sectors that include IT/software, event planning, and consumer retail in India and Russia. In each of these entrepreneurial stints, she has been in operational and marketing/branding roles where she helped set up the firms, hired and trained personnel, helped design and create the marketing collateral, and then responsible for ongoing operations. She also is an Independent PR and Branding Consulting to various businesses that range from art fairs, retail, to the F&B industries. She has organised several events end to end for TIE, CII, and the F&B industry over the past 2 decades. She is passionate about the environment and currently is promoting conscious textiles, rehabilitating weaving communities and supporting farmers. Her volunteering activities include a Farmers Market to promote chemical and pesticide free products grown by close to 250 farmers from Himachal and the interiors of UP, being an activist for Vermicompost pits and close to zero waste by first creating a model example in her neighbourhood, to programs to teach skills to the differently able. UPASANA DASH Head of Communication Upasna Dash is PR & Brand Strategy expert with over 10 years of experience having worked with Google , Coca-Cola, Microsoft Mobiles and a host of dynamic startups such as OYO, Inshorts, Freecharge & VC's .Currently running a strategic communications consultancy working with brands &, platforms for impact driven communication. Her consultancy has worked on projects for Instagram India and YLAC, Niti Aayog, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation , AET Fund , Alfa Ventures and a host of dynamic startups across India & Silicon Valley . She also serves on the advisory board of Civil Cops , a civil tech platform enabling engagement for smart governance. A recipient of the PR 30 under 30 award , she works closely with government platforms , public policy platforms , tech companies and media entities to create an ecosystem of engaging , impactful dialogue exchange . She is currently the Vice-Curator , of the New Delhi Hub of The Global Shapers Community (an initiative of the World Economic Forum) NEMESISA UJJAIN Ambassador – GEN India Women Nemesisa is Project Director of Tech initiatives at Hunch Circle. She is a trained Open Innovation Practitioner, with more than 10 years’ experience in program management, strategic partnerships and corporate innovation. Most recently, she was heading NIPP (NASSCOM Industry Partnership Program), which is India’s largest Industry backed corporate innovation program, where she consulted in the setting up of successful corporate accelerators such as Axis Bank Thought factory, Societe Generale Catalyst, Philips Healthworks, Swiss Re Insurtech. She ran start-up engagement and innovation programs for industry leaders like Unilever, ICICI Bank, Kone Elevators, Fidelity Investments, etc. Nemesisa was part of one of the first Indian innovation teams, formed by MTS India (Sistema), and has also been an entrepreneur in the wearable domain in the past. VYSHALI SAGAR Ambassador – GEN India Women Vyshali is associated with PwC Innovation team and previously employed with Google India.In the current role, she is working on the principle of ‘Open Innovation’ to foster intrapreneurship at PwC India while supporting startups to Scaleup. Global Shaper at World Economic Forum and Global Climate Change Ambassador - International Antarctica Expedition 2016. She's impatiently optimistic about making a difference to women, education and accessibility as she volunteers in various leadership roles through her meaningful weekends. Interested in the community capacity building she studied Sociology and Intellectual property rights from National Law School, Bangalore. Played a key role in Google’s philanthropy team and evangelized the Google platform and provided the technical support for nonprofits across the country.