The summit featured keynote speeches, panel discussions and interactive sessions
IIM Shillong hosted Business Leadership Summit from 4 to 5 March 2023, with the theme ‘Youth, Managerial Competence, and National Growth’. The summit brought together business executives, entrepreneurs, policymakers and thought leaders to chart a new course for the development of businesses and the economy of the country.
The summit featured speakers and panelists who shared their wealth of experience and insights on how youth can develop the necessary managerial competence to drive national growth. The keynote speakers were Dhruv Sharma, a lead economist at the World Bank and Dhuwarakha Sriram, Chief of Generation Unlimited, Youth Development and Partnerships with UNICEF India. Both speakers shared their thoughts on how businesses can leverage the potential of young people to drive innovation and growth.
The summit is organised in partnership with Yuwaah, the India chapter of the Generation Unlimited initiative by UNICEF, aimed at preparing young people for the future of work. The partnership underscores the summit’s focus on the critical role that young people play in shaping the future of businesses and economies globally.