Eularie Saldanha
Mar 8, 2023

India's women leaders speak out on biases

Campaign India speaks to women leaders in the industry about the challenges they faced to get to where they are, and how they continue to face and fight stereotypes.

Clockwise from top left: Anisha Iyer, Manisha Kapoor,Kopal Naithani, Chandni Shah, Shormistha Mukherjee, Unmisha Bhatt and Divya Dixit
Clockwise from top left: Anisha Iyer, Manisha Kapoor,Kopal Naithani, Chandni Shah, Shormistha Mukherjee, Unmisha Bhatt and Divya Dixit

Campaign India is celebrating Women's Day by exploring instances of bias that boss ladies across advertising, media and marketing encountered at some point in their lives and how they still face underlying biases even in leadership positions today.

We spoke to Anisha Iyer, chief executive officer, OMD India; Chandni Shah, co-founder and COO, Kinnect; Unmisha Bhatt, co-founder, and chief strategy officer, Tonic Worldwide; Kopal Naithani, director, Superfly Films; Divya Dixit, former SVP, marketing, partnerships and revenue, ALTBalaji; Shormistha Mukherjee, co-founder, Flying Cursor Interactive and Manisha Kapoor, CEO, ASCI, who told us about their personal experiences with stereotypes in their personal and professional lives.

Aditya R Kanthy, CEO and MD, DDB Mudra Group and Puneet Gupta, AVP, corporate communications and marketing, Inox too, shared their thoughts as men about women leadership.  

Source:
Campaign India

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