WinPE Ignite Network (WIN) – Kickoff Event
On Feb 28, 2020, WinPE Ignite Network, focused on empowering the young women in PE, organized its kickoff event which saw participation from roughly 40 participants from across the PE / VC community. It saw participation from different funds such as Barings, Blackstone, Goldman Sachs PE, Kedaara, TA Associates, Sequoia, Multiples, A91 Partners, L Catterton and Lightbox among several others.
The event started off with a networking event, followed by a panel discussion, in which a wide range of topics were discussed including the challenges faced by newcomers in the industry and how to handle them, how to maintain a work life balance as one progresses in their career and what are the key challenges and incentives that made the panelists walk down the road of pursuing a career in investing among several others. It also gave an opportunity for the participants to network and get to know a lot of peers in the niche community.
Panelists included Suruchi Nangia, Director, Bain Special Situations Fund, Nidhi Prabhakar, Principal, Multiples, Anjana Sasidharan, Principal, Sequoia Capital, Sushma Kaushik, Partner, Aavishkaar and Kshama Jain (VP) from Barings Asia.
Looking forward to the next event!
Organizers: Sreeja Vasantham, Anshika Gupta, Arushi Jindal