TalentNomics India, an affiliate of TalentNomics Inc., has a vision to “re-imagine the leadership canvas of South Asia with equal representation of women.” The ambition of TalentNomics is to enlarge the pool of global leaders by creating an eco-system that provides women with equal opportunities. Accordingly, we have held conferences, organised leadership learning and mentoring programs both in the US and in India. The three India conferences ‘Empowering women for Sustainable Development’ (March 2016) and ‘Re-imagine Leadership for a World Unimagined’ (February, 2017), and ‘Leadership for Sustainable Success: Dare to care’ (February 2018) explored how men, women and organizations could collaborate to enlarge the pool of women leaders in a rapidly changing world.
In today’s world, the unexpected becomes real with technology playing both a constructive and disruptive role. Existing employment patterns are under threat, climate change will drive future migrations, right wing ideology is attempting to protect boundaries and resources, and the widening divide between haves and have-nots is raising doubts about the future of the capitalist model. Leadership of tomorrow thus faces a challenge far beyond what past and current leaders have handled. The cliché that uncertainty is the only thing certain has never been truer. Therefore our emerging young leaders will need to be agile to adapt, adopt, unlearn and learn for survival and success. Agility 2025 will redefine Agility!
Forewarned is forearmed. Are we building the talent that will successfully lead the world tomorrow? Are we exploring all available talent-men, women, urban, rural, differently abled and formally un-educated? Are we as parents, schools and universities changing how we bring up our children to be leverage the uncertainty and success as leaders of tomorrow? Do we even know?
The Conference is aimed around these questions and will also build on the previous conferences. It will delve deeper into understanding the job market, the talent needs, the talent gaps and the bridging mechanisms. TalentNomics believes each one of us has a role to play and unless we understand what is required of us, we will float into the new era quite unprepared to leverage the potential of our human resources.
This calls for new paradigms of leadership. That’s where we come in. The TalentNomics model for change is about these transformations – bringing together bold ideas, deep insights, and innovative actions to effectively leverage knowledge, technology and global networks with the goal of expanding the pool of successful women leaders for tomorrow.