Speaker Bio

Nandita Das
Guest keynote

Nandita Das

Actor, Director & Social Advocate
Nandita Das has acted in more than 40 feature films in 10 different languages. Her directorial debut in 2008 was Firaaq that brought her many accolades and appreciation, both in India and abroad. She was conferred the ‘Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters’ by the French Government. Nandita was the Chairperson of the Children’s Film Society. Manto, Nandita’s second directorial film premiered in 2018 at the Cannes Film Festival and can be watched on Netflix. Her first book Manto & I chronicles her 6-year long journey of making the film. She has a Master’s degree in Social Work and is a strong advocate for social justice. She has been supporting the campaign, ‘Dark Is Beautiful’ and to further the conversation, she directed and produced a short in 2019, called India’s Got Colour. During the lockdown, Nandita wrote, directed, produced and acted in a 7min. film called, Listen to Her, that shed light on the increase in domestic violence and overburden of work that women faced during the pandemic. Her third directorial venture, Zwigato explores the life of a food delivery rider and his family. It is also produced by her company NDI, in collaboration with Applause Entertainment.
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Monday, 14 November, 2022 / 12:45 PM - 02:15 PM IST
CIO Experience Lunch: Overcoming Unconscious Bias

Our values, perceptions, assumptions, and expectations are shaped by our experiences in life. They inform our unconscious biases and how we see the world around us. The fact that it’s unconscious, it needs a fair amount of self-awareness and work to be able to alter it. Most of us understand it theoretically, but to actually change one’s behaviour and perception requires serious work.

Monday, 14 November, 2022 / 02:30 PM - 03:00 PM IST
Fireside Chat with Nandita Das, Actor, Director & Social Advocate

Join this thought provoking conversation with Nandita Das on her perspective on overcoming unconscious bias. Addressing key challenges that experience the maximum influence and impact such as organizational culture, leadership decision making, hiring talent etc.

Hear it first at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™