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Marching Towards Mission Million: 25th Global Edition Celebrations of Women Economic Forum (WEF) 2019 in Delhi

With connections to 100,000 members and inspiring women across 150 countries, ALL & WEF are among the largest women’s networks offering the widest outreach, enabling global connections for empowering women’s entrepreneurship and leadership.

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Celebrating 25 global editions, with a mission to connect million women leaders globally in three years, the Women Economic Forum (WEF) of the ALL Ladies League (ALL) will host it’s gala annual event once again in Delhi, at the Vivanta by Taj, Dwarka in April, presented by BIOAYURVEDA, a visionary natural health & wellness luxury brand in organics and Ayurveda. 

With connections to 100,000 members and inspiring women across 150 countries, ALL & WEF are among the largest women’s networks offering the widest outreach, enabling global connections for empowering women’s entrepreneurship and leadership.

 Annual WEF 2019 is from 11th-16th April 2019 at Vivanta, Dwarka in New Delhi, India on the theme ‘Reimagining Societies: Reclaiming Humanity with Gender Equality.’ With 500+ sessions and workshops over the six days, it is yet again an exciting global congregation of 2000+ delegates, including 800+ speakers from across 120+ plus countries including large delegations from chambers, countries and universities. 

Earlier global editions have been held across US (Los Angeles, New Mexico, Santa Barbara), Canada (Vancouver), UK (London, Birmingham), Europe (Hague, Amsterdam, Tomar, Lisbon), Nordics (Iceland), Caribbean (Grenada), MENA (Tunisia ); and of course in India (Delhi, Chennai, Kolkatta, Guwahati, Goa), where ALL WEF are founded and headquartered. Coming up are in UK, Italy, Australia, Morocco, Mexico, Egypt, Slovenia. 

Heads of States/Nobel Laureates who have addressed earlier events include: H.E Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta; H.E. Laura Chinchilla Miranda, President of Costa Rica (2010-); H.E. Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland (1980-1996); Nobel Peace Laureate 2015, Ouided Bouchamaoui from Tunisia; H.E Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada. 

Speakers include thought leaders from the world including Heads of States, Nobel Laureates, Royalty, Ministers, Mayors, Businesswomen, University Presidents and Professors, Judges, Industrialists, Ambassadors & Diplomats, Film and Sports personalities, and inspiring businesswomen and entrepreneurs from across the world. 

Some of the marquee speakers addressing the Annual WEF 2019 are:

  • H.E. Dr. Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, President of Chile (2006 – 2010 and 2014 – 2018)
  • H.E. Roza Isakovna Otunbayeva, President of Kyrgyzstan (2010-2011)
  • H.E. Michael Ashwin Satyandre Adhin, Vice President of the Republic of Suriname 
  • Dr. Maya Morsy, President, National Commission of Women, Egypt 
  • Lord Swraj Paul, Industrialist and former Deputy Speaker, House of Lords, UK
  • Amish Tripathi, Celebrity Author, India 
  • Ashish Bhasin, Chairman & CEO - South Asia, Dentsu Aegis Network
  • Naina Lal Kidwai, Former Banker, Author, Corporate Leader 
  • Puneet Chhatwal, MD & CEO, IHCL (Taj Group of Hotels)
  • Dr. Fatima Al Balooshi, Angel Investor, Businesswoman, Former Minister
  • Clare Scheckter, DL, Laverstoke Park Education Centre, Laverstoke Park Farm, UK Michelle Ferrari, DG, Great Place To Work for Mexico, Mexico 
  • Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld and exchange4media Group, India
  • Dr. Ingrid Wuenning Tschol, Senior VP, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany; among others.

Dr. Harbeen Arora, Founder and Global Chairperson, ALL, WEF, and BIOAYURVEDA said: “ Ours is a movement of Sisters Beyond Borders, of Gender Empowerment without Gender Divisiveness, and one that is rooted in a vision of peace and parity beyond borders, boundaries and bias. In fact, we have also announced our Mission Million for 2022 in India, by when we aim to connect a million women entrepreneurs as a self-propelled 5th World Conference on Women, 5WCW. The last one, 4WCW by the UN, was 25 years ago. Celebrating 25 global editions is thus a milestone moment for us and we take this opportunity to strengthen our commitment to Mission Million 2022.”



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