Leading Motivational Speakers for International Women’s Day 2022

While gender equality is not limited to a day or month, March is a great time to pick up the dialogue, hold meaningful conversations and showcase the work your organization has been doing on this front. Every year, 8th March is commemorated as a day to celebrate women and their achievements. And organizations carry out activities across the month towards discussing and highlighting gender parity within their work place.

This year, the theme for IWD 2022 is #BreakTheBias – focusing on tackling bias at various levels, from the individual to the community, workplaces, social groups and more. Here’s our pick of 10 leading ladies who can bring in riveting perspectives and inspire with their own stories of breaking the bias. 

Dr. Deepa Malik has the unique distinction of being the FIRST FEMALE PARA-ATHLETE in India to win a medal at the ASIAN GAMES, the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, and the only INDIAN FEMALE PARA-ATHLETE to win a MEDAL at the PARALYMPICS and the coveted Highest Sports Honour of the country, the KHEL RATNA. Deepa has a tally…

Deepa Malik

Khel Ratna Awardee | Silver Medallist, Rio Paralympics | Arjuna Award Winner | Padma Shri Awardee

Astute, passionate and perceptive, Eika, believes in deriving faith from the ‘power of within’. Along with talking about women’s issues and diversity, she brings her unique perspective on Indian history, mythology and yoga to a corporate environment. Her sessions teach that one only needs to turn inwards in any context for the right answers –…

Eika Chaturvedi Banerjee

Chief Executive Officer, Future Learning

Rashmi Bansal is counted amongst the top business writers of the country – author of 9 bestselling books on entrepreneurship which have sold more than 1.2 million copies and been translated in 12 languages. A widely followed motivational speaker, Rashmi’s sessions throw light on various aspects of entrepreneurship – from women in business to social enterprise,…

Rashmi Bansal

Best-Selling Author | Entrepreneur | Motivational Speaker

Dr. Chhavi Rajawat is an Aspen fellow and a Young Global Leader with World Economic Forum. She co-chaired the World Economic Forum on India and was recently invited to be part of the first Obama Summit held in Chicago and Town hall in Delhi. Rajawat received the First Ladies National award from the Hon’ble President…

Chhavi Rajawat

Former Sarpanch, Village Soda

Infused with exceptional will power and driven with an unbeatable energy, Shalini Saraswathi is an adventure enthusiast, a blade runner, and a marathoner. A runner without any limbs who has surmounted challenges through sheer determination, her sheer presence is a reminder to audiences that winners never give excuses. In 2012, Shalini fell victim to a…

Shalini Saraswathi

Adventure Enthusiast | Marathoner | Blade Runner

Popularly known as the ‘Everest twins’, Nungshi & Tashi are the world’s first and the youngest twin siblings to complete the ‘Explorers Grand Slam’ i.e. scaling the highest peaks in all seven continents including Everest, and skiing to North and South Poles. Guinness World Record holders, they are also well-accomplished speakers. They have delivered gripping…

Nungshi and Tashi Malik

Everest Twins | Explorers Grand Slam Achievers | Motivational Speakers

A true definition of woman of substance, Capt. Shalini Singh is a story of grit and strength. Married in her teens and widowed at the tender age of 23, Shalini has battled many odds and constantly reinvented herself to emerge as a role model for women everywhere. Her sessions are an inspiring reminder of how…

Captain Shalini Singh

Army Veteran | Mrs. India 2017 | Trainer and Motivational Speaker

An unfortunate accident can change a person's life forever. And Arunima decided to let the change be her claim to fame. The first female amputee to climb the Everest, Arunima is a living example of courage and determination. Arunima inspires people to believe that they can go beyond any disability to fulfill their dreams. Arunima,…

Arunima Sinha

First Female Amputee to Climb MT Everest | Padma Shri Awardee

Laxmi, once known as the acid attack survivor, is now just Laxmi – a mother, a symbol of courage, hope and love for life. A motivational speaker and messenger for millions of social voices, she has inspired people and emphasised on the strength of inner beauty. Laxmi was only 15 when she was attacked by…

Laxmi Agarwal

Acid Attack Survivor | Motivational Speaker

Shubhra Mohanty is a mother, global motivational speaker, reformist and a transformation partner, who has been successfully inspiring and transforming many lives through her positive philosophy backed by logical reasoning and science. She offers insights on a range of topics focused on personal transformation, including belief morphosis, women as leaders and optimum living as well…

Shubhra Mohanty

Mother I Motivational Speaker | Influencer | Reformist

For more ideas, browse through our selection of leading Women Speakers across sports, arts, technology, business, wellness and more.

You can also talk to our team of experts to discuss these and other interesting ways to celebrate IWD 2022. We can help you identify the right voices as well as formats to build engaging and meaningful discussions on women and gender in the workplace. Write to us at contact@tosb.in.