Brookfield Properties’ International Women’s Day celebrations have set the stage for a more vibrant future
We believe that diversity is key to creating a thriving workplace. We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment where everyone can grow and succeed, and succeed. As a result we are proud to have launched the Brookfield Properties Women’s Network (BPWN), on International Women’s Day, on March 8.
The launch was a huge success, and we were thrilled to see high attendance. Led by two of our women leaders, Reema Kundani, Senior Vice President – Region Head, West India and Head – Marketing, Branding & Communications, India, and Ruhi Goswami, Vice President and General Counsel – Brookprop Management, Brookfield Properties. BPWN aims to create a supportive platform that empowers women to achieve their career aspirations, foster a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace culture, and contribute to the success of the company. The forum will provide opportunities for professional development, mentorship, networking and philanthropy.
To kick off the launch, we hosted sessions across our offices in India, featuring inspiring female leaders from diverse industries. At Godrej BKC in Mumbai, Deepali Naair, Director Digital Sales India and ASEANZK at IBM, shared her experience of mentoring womenled startups. Meanwhile, at Candor TechSpace, Sector 21, in Gurugram, Rakhi Aswal, CFO at Saxo Group India, delivered an insightful talk on ‘How women in the workforce can embrace equity’.
On the other hand, COWRKS unveiled Network of Women (NOW), an employee resource group. The launch was attended by women leaders, including Parul Thakur, SVP at COWRKS India, Marielle Bostrom, Head of Regional Sourcing at Ralph Lauren, Ramita Arora, MD at Bangalore & Head-Flex, Cushman & Wakefield, and Aditi Mudholkar, Head of People Excellence at COWRKS India.
We believe that initiatives like BPWN, NOW, and our International Women’s Day celebrations are essential for building a stronger and more vibrant community, and we’re excited to see what the future holds.