Evaluating the resilience of women during the pandemic in India: An empirical analysis

08/24/2022 05:00 pm 08/24/2022 06:30 pm Australia/Melbourne Evaluating the resilience of women during the pandemic in India: An empirical analysis

How do women who earn less than US$1.90 a day cope with the added burdens brought by the COVID-19 pandemic? In this webinar, business scholars and executives from humanitarian organisation World Vision India will present and discuss the results of a study examining the resilience of women in this economic cohort in India who took part in the World Vision Graduation Model, a community program aiming to improve their lives and increase their incomes.

Keynote speaker

Mr Cherian Thomas, Regional Leader, South Asia and Pacific, World Vision International

Cherian Thomas worked for over 29 years in corporate finance, project finance and banking for leading corporations. Before joining World Vision India, he served as CEO, IDFC Foundation, where he oversaw the working of the Foundation and its joint ventures with the state Governments of Karnataka, Delhi and Uttarakhand.

Speakers

Mr Madhav Bellamkonda, National Director, World Vision India

Madhav Bellamkonda is the National Director of World Vision India, a global humanitarian organisation working with over 6000 communities, impacting 2.6 million children in over 200 locations across India.

Dr Sharif Rasel, Flinders University, Australia

Dr. Sharif Rasel is a lecturer of international business at Flinders University. His research interests are at the intersection of international business, strategy, and economic geography.

Dr Kirti Mishra, Indian Institute of Management (Udaipur)

Kirti Mishra’s research interests are at the intersection of organisational theory and sustainability, with a specialisation in organisational climate change responses, political CSR, and multi-stakeholder initiatives.

Dr Anjana Purkayastha, Senior Director, Program Quality, Strategy and Research, World Vision India

Anjana Purkayastha provides strategic and thought leadership to the team and the organisation. She oversees data and reporting of impacts of all World Vision India’s technical programs.

Moderator

Associate Professor Jagjit Plahe, Monash University

Jagjit Plahe is Associate Professor of international political economy. Her research interests include global governance, trade justice, and the management and organisation of equitable and sustainable food systems in Asia.

Organised by

Centre for Global Business’ (CGB) South Asia Research Network (SARN), Critical Reorientations of Organisation and Society (CROS) and World Vision India

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Event Details

Date:
24 August 2022 at 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Venue:
Online - Zoom
Categories:
Global Business; General; South Asia Research Network

Description

How do women who earn less than US$1.90 a day cope with the added burdens brought by the COVID-19 pandemic? In this webinar, business scholars and executives from humanitarian organisation World Vision India will present and discuss the results of a study examining the resilience of women in this economic cohort in India who took part in the World Vision Graduation Model, a community program aiming to improve their lives and increase their incomes.

Keynote speaker

Mr Cherian Thomas, Regional Leader, South Asia and Pacific, World Vision International

Cherian Thomas worked for over 29 years in corporate finance, project finance and banking for leading corporations. Before joining World Vision India, he served as CEO, IDFC Foundation, where he oversaw the working of the Foundation and its joint ventures with the state Governments of Karnataka, Delhi and Uttarakhand.

Speakers

Mr Madhav Bellamkonda, National Director, World Vision India

Madhav Bellamkonda is the National Director of World Vision India, a global humanitarian organisation working with over 6000 communities, impacting 2.6 million children in over 200 locations across India.

Dr Sharif Rasel, Flinders University, Australia

Dr. Sharif Rasel is a lecturer of international business at Flinders University. His research interests are at the intersection of international business, strategy, and economic geography.

Dr Kirti Mishra, Indian Institute of Management (Udaipur)

Kirti Mishra’s research interests are at the intersection of organisational theory and sustainability, with a specialisation in organisational climate change responses, political CSR, and multi-stakeholder initiatives.

Dr Anjana Purkayastha, Senior Director, Program Quality, Strategy and Research, World Vision India

Anjana Purkayastha provides strategic and thought leadership to the team and the organisation. She oversees data and reporting of impacts of all World Vision India’s technical programs.

Moderator

Associate Professor Jagjit Plahe, Monash University

Jagjit Plahe is Associate Professor of international political economy. Her research interests include global governance, trade justice, and the management and organisation of equitable and sustainable food systems in Asia.

Organised by

Centre for Global Business’ (CGB) South Asia Research Network (SARN), Critical Reorientations of Organisation and Society (CROS) and World Vision India

Register

Register via Zoom