The 3rd International Women’s Conference of The Art of Living at Bangalore

The 3rd International Women’s Conference organized by The Art of Living at the Art of Living International Headquarters at Bangalore in India from February 6, 2009 is entitled ‘The Light of Leadership: Integrating Global Perspectives.’ The conference provides a platform for women leaders from around the world to meet, share their views and ideas and form networks through which they may support each other.

This year the conference will seek to highlight the importance of women leadership in ensuring sustainable development, create a network of women committed to bringing a positive change in society, and explore ways to unlock the innate leadership potential within every individual. The conference is from February 6 to 8, 2009.

The biennial conference brings together the world's most fascinating women thinkers and doers. The speakers for the 3rd International Women’s Conference of Art of Living include:

  • Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
  • Congresswoman Melissa Bean
  • Erika Mann, Carol Martin
  • Constantino David
  • Kathrine Aspaas
  • Sara Sidner
  • Dra Elisa Carrio
  • Prof. Dr. Margrit Kennedy
  • Farida Irani
  • Elke Markopoulos
  • Ms. Yousra
  • Sister Jeanne Devos
  • Bushra Samarai
  • Barbara Etter
  • Ana Teresa Dengo
  • Mayela Loyd
  • Monika Hauser
  • Dr. Nafis Sadik
  • Hana Hertzman
  • Dagmar Soerboe
  • Dr. Darja Piciga
  • Dr. Katrien Beeckman
  • Elizabeth Coffey
  • Dr. Suryani Sidik Motik
  • Ms. Nashwa Al Ruwaini
  • Najla Al Awadi
  • Ms. Badraa Dolgor
  • Mrs. Tugsjargal Gandi
  • Hema Malini
  • Sharmila Tagore
  • Akhila Srinivasan
  • Sadia Dehlvi
  • Kiran Bedi
  • Dr. Prithika Chary
  • Preetha Reddy
  • Superna Motwane

The topic on February 6

  • Conflict Resolution: A Woman as a Peacemaker
  • Women in Leadership: Current Economic Environment

The topic on February 7

  • Strength of Womanhood: The Media Portrayal
  • Harmonious living: The Balancing Act
  • Challenges in Leadership: Geo-Political considerations

The topic on February 8

  • The Ethical Leader

There will be also performances by Hema Malini, Shobhana Chandrakumar, Usha Uthup, Rashmi Gopi Hegde, Hema Sardesai, Yoko Mama and Ms. Zila Khan.

The Registration Desk is open from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm on February 6th. You can download the registration form and know more about the conference and the speakers at the official website of Art of Living.