Delhi, March 29, 2023: Mobility Outlook, the mobility-ecosystem-focused platform of CarTrade Tech, celebrated the second season of its marquee event, “Women in Mobility” in Delhi.
As in the first season, the occasion recognized 24 women who have made significant contributions to the rapidly evolving mobility arena comprising automotive and aviation.
Mobility Outlook unveiled an elegant coffee table book that pays tribute to these accomplished women of the mobility industry both here and abroad. Each of them, representing top companies, has interesting stories to narrate in this book.
From Tata Motors are Charu Gulati (GM, Customer Experience) and Shweta Jahagirdar (Head of Embedded, Diagnostics, EOL & Telematics). Maruti Suzuki India has Manjaree Chowdhary (SEO & General Counsel) while Ashok Leyland features Madhavi Deshmukh (Head – Parts Business).
In the aviation space, Neelu Khatri (Co-founder & Head – Operations, at Akasa Air) has some interesting stories to share. Lavanya Wadgaonkar (VP – Global Communications, Nissan) is the story of an Indian who has made it to the top global level at Nissan.
The other leading lights featured in the coffee table book are Harshbeena Zaveri (Vice Chairman & MD, NRB Bearings), Geetha Baskaran (Director, Suba Plastics), Viveka Bhandari (COO, Padmini VNA Mechatronics), Maria Anhalt (CEO, Elekrobit Automotive GmbH), Rashi Aggarwal (CBO & Co-founder, Zypp Electric), Esther Maria Loidl (CHRO, Freudenberg SE), Vani Rikhy Mehra (VP – Sales and Mobility, Euler Motors), Latha Chembrakalam (Head, Continental Technical Centre India), Manvi Jain (Director, PMI Coaches), Nehal Gupta (Director, AMU Leasing), Hardevi Vazirani (Head, Strategy & Regional Development, Schaeffler APAC), Sarika Bhatia (Director, Servotech Power Systems), Lisa Park (Region Head, West Central Asia, AP Moller – Maersk), Yoga Ramchandrakanth (Region Compensation & Benefits Director, Valeo), Dr. Bindu Santha Philip (Sr Director Technology – Autonomous Driving Functions, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions India), Dr. Prabhjot Kaur (Co-founder & CEO, Esmito Solutions) and Manja Greimeier (Senior Vice President & Head of Segment ADAS, Business Area Autonomous Mobility, Continental AG).
Aishwarya Pissay (Motorcycle Racer, Petronas TVS Racing) represents a courageous motorcycle rider who has had to face enormous challenges and still emerged victorious.
Mobility Outlook also launched a new initiative, Champions of Diversity, which recognizes organizations that support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. This year, the initiative focused on auto suppliers where five progressive and inclusive organizations – Padmini VNA Mechatronics, Continental India, Dana TM4 India, Valeo India, and Cooper Corporation – were feted for their exceptional efforts towards creating a diverse and inclusive workplace.
By encouraging the adoption of best practices, Mobility Outlook and CarTrade Tech aim to create a more welcoming and inclusive workplace for all employees.
For the second year running, MG Motor India supported Women In Mobility as the Title Partner.
Banwari Lal Sharma, CEO – Consumer Business, CarTrade Tech said, “We are thrilled to be back with the second season of Women In Mobility. Our aim is to felicitate those women making significant contributions to the mobility sector and provide a platform for them to share their experiences and insights. We believe that events like these are crucial in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace while empowering women to pursue their passions and achieve their goals.”
Gaurav Gupta, Chief Commercial Officer, MG Motor India, said, “This cause is very close to us at MG. In fact, this is a part of our daily lives at MG.” He also highlighted the women-focused initiatives at his company such as Prerna, Genesis, Drive Her Back, Changemakers, Womentorshop, and Saarthi.