BD Foundation provides a platform for creating awareness on inclusive practices, conducting research and building advocacy platform to promote inclusive leadership. It also provides a platform for women of our region to come together and raise a common voice for promoting women leadership across all walks of life.
Objective of BD Corporate Network (BDCN)
The fundamental purpose of BD Corporate Network is to promote Women Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion, futuristic and inclusive thinking, and working out solutions for challenges faced in the area of inclusive leadership by organizations.
BDCN is a part of BD Foundation’s vision to help facilitate advancement of women in their career ladder as well as their contribution to economy. Organizations benefit from a holistic leadership and BD Foundation help member companies realize their goals of attracting, engaging and retaining diverse talent pool.
BD Corporate Network invites participants from private, multinational & public sector companies.
Benefits for Corporate Members
- Education & Information
BD Foundation organizes In-person and Virtual Meetings (Webinars) – designed to provide opportunities to share, inspire, learn, educate and develop global best practices on diversity & inclusion. The themes and agenda are aligned with business agenda of the member organizations, thus driving the inclusive change in communities.
Our 2017 Educative & Mentoring webinar sessions will see world class thought leaders, authors and experts sharing their experiences, journeys and insights for inclusive leadership. Every month BD Foundation hosts Leadership Twitter chats with thought leaders, authors and experts who are leading the inclusive change.
With the sessions addressing a range of D&I related issues, inclusive leadership and innovation, one can interact and engage with speakers, up skill your team leading for greater impact of your inclusive efforts.
- 6 webinars in a year with 10 complimentary registrations (valued at INR 60,000/-).
- Complimentary invites to all mentors & mentees of BD Foundation Alumni Network
- India & Region Centric Research
We are dedicated to progressing the discussion on diversity, understanding the challenges and issues facing organizations in the region. We publish research and hold events & round tables for sharing the best practices around the region. The member organizations get an invitation to participate in the round table discussions, public forums & free access to research.
- Mentoring Programs
BD Mentoring Leadership Program is designed to connect talented, emerging women leaders from all over India with members of BD Foundation’s Powerful Leaders for a six month-long mentoring program. This program has 4 batches in a year with registrations happening every quarter. Each corporate member can nominate upto 3 (Three) Mentees (for a small administration fee) for the program.
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- BD Foundation Inclusion Toolkit
Though most organizations are just about starting their D & I journey, when we put together the various viewpoints and opinions the collective wisdom shows us, there are several milestones that the D & I journey needs to pass through on its way to reaching inclusiveness which are listed in the toolkit.
- Each corporate member gets a complimentary step by step guide to kick start the Inclusion Journey (Value at INR 5,000/-)
- One virtual meeting of one hour with a senior program manager to consult and seek suggestions for your organization’s D&I strategy.
- Networking & Deep Connections
BD Foundation corporate members expand their network and make deep connections with fellow members, access to speakers and external network. These connections facilitate to create a sustainable impact both internally and externally in your organization.
- Employer Branding & Visibility
The members leverage their membership to demonstrate your company as a Pro diversity Employer of choice. They showcase their business leaders who are diversity champions, successful role models and their D&I success stories in our research, blogs & newsletters. BD Foundation is the fastest growing Diversity & Inclusion community in India and member organizations reap the benefits as sponsors, advocates, and partners in BD Foundation events to reinforce their own brand.
- Exclusive Offers
Be the first to receive invites to BD Foundation events and enjoy discounted rates and access to member-only programs – including complimentary tickets to our Inclusive Leadership conference in Delhi 2017.
- Value Added Partnership
BD Foundation team works closely with your company’s D&I team to share your challenges & prioritize your initiatives. Senior Program Manager organizes regular check in calls to discuss any feedback, your D&I strategy or conduct specific webinars for your team. We also do one virtual meeting to help calendarize your Employee network activities & suggest speaker connects. This facilitates our members to be actively engaged and leverage the partnership.
Join Hands with BD Foundation Corporate Network, the fastest growing Diversity & Inclusion network in India and fast track your organization’s D&I journey.
BD Corporate Network Membership Annual Fee: INR 1 Lac (Rs. 1,00,000) + Taxes