This year there have been increasingly blurred lines between people working from home and managing home and work life from the same space. This session will help one to think strategically and implement appropriate actions drawing on strengths from various D&I facets
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About Dr Bijna K. Dasani, FRSA
Cranfield’s Top 50 Women | #EMPower Top 100 #EthnicMinority Executives | Innovate Finance #WIFPowerlist | #WomeninITAwards Business Role Model |#TechWomen100 | Financial Times Global Champion #FTHERoes18 | #MT35under35
With 20 years of experience in Strategy and Innovation within Global Banking and Financial Services, Bijna serves the Boards of The Inclusive Companies Network, FinTech Connect, CIONet, Generation Success and Cajigo.
Bijna advises / advocates for a diversified portfolio of Business, Technology, Social Impact, I&D causes. She has spoken to global audiences at Deloitte, Edinburgh DataFest, Amazon, Sky, Lloyds Banking Group, Universities (Auburn, BPP, Edinburgh, De Montfort, Imperial College, Oxford, Sheffield), Appway, CIO NEXT, Bloomberg, Retail Banking Forum Europe, FinTech Connect, Bold Strategy Summit, EveryWoman India, The Next Gen Project and others. She serves as a Host / Judge / Speaker for a portfolio of events and awards including the Inclusive Companies Awards and Dublin Tech Summit.
Bijna is featured various publications including the following books: The Ultimate Professional Networker’s Guidebook Volume 1 (2019) and Women Kind: Unlocking the power of women supporting women (2018).
Bijna has been awarded title of Britain’s Rising Star at the UK Women of Inspiration awards (2019) by Baroness Verma.
Bijna has been recognised for the second year running, by the Financial Times, Yahoo Finance and the HERoes 100 Women Executives List (2019) which identifies the top 100 women in senior roles across all industries and sectors globally.
Bijna has been appreciated as follows: one of Top 50 Women to Watch (2019) by Cranfield University, #EMRoleModels19 Top 100 Ethnic Minority Executives (2019), Innovate Finance Women in Fintech Powerlist (2019-18), one of the #TechWomen100 (2019), as ‘Business Role Model of the Year’ by the Women in IT Awards & Amazon (2019), by the Lloyds Banking Group Top 100 BAME Role Models List (2019, 2018) as a ‘Global Champion’ (#60) of the Top 100 Executive #FTHERoes18 by the Financial Times (2018), with an Honorary Doctorate from De Montfort University (2018), by felicitation at the House of Lords (UK), at the NRI Pride of India World Summit (2017) for ‘Making India Proud’. Bijna is credited as one of the Top 50 Visionary Young Leaders in Business, by Henley Business School (2017), one of 35 leading British Business Women under 35, by Management Today, Accenture and The Telegraph (2015) and has received recognition with 15 further honours including the National Diversity Awards (2012) and the Asian Women of Achievement Awards (2010). Bijna is also the International Women’s Day Young Achiever of the Year (2006).