Diversity Mahotsav 2023

Venue: Virtual
Date / Timing: 01 Dec, 2023 - 22-Dec-2023

As we come close to the end of the year, we at Avtar Group are turning the voltage on Diversity!

myAvtar.com, India’s No.1 Diversity Portal presents the Third Edition of Diversity Mahotsav, a specially curated festival of sharing, learning, celebrating the uniqueness of every individual and carrying with us the promise of inclusion into the New Year! 

For this year’s #DiversityMahotsav, we invite role model organizations to devote 16 days to celebrating inclusivity and belongingness with a set of initiatives for its leaders, employees, vendors, suppliers, and the community at large. This year, we are expanding our reach to HEIs (Higher Education Institutions) to promote awareness of DEI among students who are our future corporate citizens.

What’s in it for you?

  • Listen to industry experts on topics from the comfort of your homes 
  • Attend workshops 
  • Gain insights on topics such as Mental Health, Neurodiversity, Women in Manufacturing/STEM/Sales, Allyship, Career Return and more
  • Be part of the biggest Diversity gala ever!

Various events of sharing, learning, celebrating the uniqueness of every human being and carrying with us the promise of inclusion into the new year! That is #DiversityMahotsav.

A series of activities, conversations and virtual events, absolutely with NO registration cost.

Program Description
Dec 1st 2023, 4 pm – 5 pm

Inauguration of the Diversity Mahotsav

Inaugural Dance  

Welcome Address by Dr Saundarya Rajesh Founder President, Avtar Group

Keynote Address

Conversation with Neha Arora, Founder Planet Abled  

Dec 4th 2023, 4 pm – 5 pm

Skills that Win : Agile Employable skills for Women towards Future of Work 

Senthilkumar Narayanaswamy 

Director – Program Management, DEI Leader, Genesys 

Dec 5th 2023, 4 pm – 5 pm

Persons with Determination : Panel Discussion: Be Your Own Guide 

This esteemed panel will talk about the need for persons with determination to be their own influence and more important placement officers. Being well-informed about one's rights, available resources, and opportunities is crucial for individuals with disabilities to make informed decisions about their education, employment, healthcare, and other aspects of their lives.

Dec 6th 2023, 4 pm – 5 pm

Panel: Urban Landscapes: Unveiling Women's Perspectives in the Tale of Cities 

A panel discussion on the multifaceted experiences of women professionals in urban environments. Our panel of diverse women leaders will explore the intricacies of city life, delving into its positive aspects such as career opportunities, vibrant communities, and cultural richness, while also addressing the challenges like safety concerns, gender-specific barriers, and inclusivity issues. Discover the stories, struggles, and successes as these remarkable women share their perspectives on navigating and shaping cities as professional stakeholders, shedding light on the nuanced dynamics that contribute to creating more equitable and empowering urban spaces for all. 

Dec 7th 2023, 4 pm – 5 pm

Women in Sales : Customer engagement is more than playing Golf  

Bhargavi Kakunuri, Country HR Lead, MSD India 

Dec 8th 2023, 4 pm – 5 pm

Lightning Talks: Returning from a Break and the Role of Upskilling   

Dec 11th 2023, 4 – 5 pm

Pride & Beyond: How to Deal with Professional Exclusion  


Dec 12th 2023, 4 – 5 pm

NeuroDiversity Success Story

Dec 13th 2023, 4 – 5 pm

Breakthrough Thoughts: Best practices

Dec 14th 2023, 4 – 5 pm

Fire – Side Chat: The Millennial Multiverse


Dec 15th 2023, 4 – 5 pm

Integrating intersectionality

Dec 18th 2023, 4 – 5 pm

Lightning Talks: myInclusion myEphiphany

Dec 19th 2023, 4 – 5 pm

Masterclass/ Workshop on Mental Wellness

Dec 20th 2023, 10am– 1 pm

Panel Discussion: Intentional Inclusion – creating an actionable charter to practice and promote inclusion at education institutions

Dec 21st 2023, 4 – 6 pm


Dec 22nd 2023, 4 – 5 pm

Concluding Ceremony:

  • Diversathon Winners Announcement
  • Closing Address by Dr Saundarya Rajesh, Founder – President, Avtar Group

Dr Saundarya Rajesh
Founder – President
Avtar Group

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Naziya Ahmed
Head HR

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Neha Arora
Planet Abled

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Bhargavi Kakunuri
Country HR Lead
MSD India

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Senthil Kumar Narayanasamy
Director – Program Management, DEI Leader

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