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Unlocking the Power of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in ASEAN Businesses

In today’s rapidly changing business environment, embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) has become a critical factor in driving success. Companies that prioritize DE&I are better positioned to innovate, attract and retain top talent, and connect with diverse customer bases.

This is especially true in the vibrant and culturally rich ASEAN region, where understanding and leveraging the unique perspectives of your workforce and consumers can lead to unparalleled growth and success.

Join us for an insightful webinar where our panel of DE&I experts and business leaders will share their knowledge and experiences on:

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Diverse companies are not only more likely to outperform less diverse peers but enjoy higher profitability and significantly better problem-solving capabilities

McKinsey & Company

Key Speakers


Kishore Ravuri
Head, Strategy / Former Head, Sustainability, Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad

Founder, DE&I Workstream, CEO Action Network

A leading sustainability practitioner in Malaysia, Kishore currently serves as the Head of Strategy and an extended management team member for Dutch Lady Milk Industries (DLMI) Berhad. In this role, he supports the company’s business focus and ambition, including its sustainability agenda and performance. Prior to DLMI, he was the Chief Impact Officer of IMPACTO Sdn Bhd, Malaysia’s only Benefit Corporation (B-Corp) sustainability advisory. As a pracademic, he also served as an Assessor at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. He is the co-founder and ambassador of the CEO Action Network (CAN), a coalition of nearly 70 leading Malaysian corporations committed to sustainability leadership. In 2023, he founded CAN’s DEI workstream, advocating for organisational justice as the basis for developing and applying DEI principles and policies.


Dr. Sandhya Karpe
CEO, Imagine Education Design Studio

Leader of Asia Human Capital Center and Asia DEI Council, The Conference Board. 

With over 35 years of cross-cultural experience in human capital development, Dr. Sandhya has worked with multinational organizations and business leaders across five continents. She has extensive experience designing and facilitating workshops on various leadership themes for executives at all levels and has held key positions at Duke Corporate Education, Temasek Management Services’ Academy, and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. A recipient of the prestigious Chevening Gurukul Scholarship, Sandhya studied at the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and began her career in corporate L&D with the United Breweries Group, India.


Alister Ong
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead, Michael Page

A recognised leader in Diversity and Inclusion across the Asia-Pacific region, Alister combines his extensive experience with a passion for driving positive change through thought leadership and strategic consulting. Alister’s accomplishments include being a recipient of the prestigious Goh Chok Tong Enable Award and NCSS 40-Under-40. He serves as the Vice-Chairperson of The Purple Parade and holds board and committee positions with Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore, Koinonia Inclusion Network, and SADeaf. As a sought-after speaker, Alister has shared his insights at global organizations such as J.P. Morgan, Bloomberg, LinkedIn and many more. Join us to hear Alister’s expert perspective on building robust Diversity and Inclusion strategies to enable growth and transformation.


Shalany Balakrishnan
Vice President, Strategic Human Capital Management, Khazanah Nasional


Shalany is a passionate HR professional with experience across various specialisations, including administration, procurement, and corporate social responsibility. An engineer by training, she brings a unique perspective and strong business acumen to her current role as the Vice President of Strategic Human Capital Management at Khazanah Nasional, one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world. In her present position, she works with various internal and external stakeholders to create awareness and valuable initiatives in the DE&I space. Her dedication to enriching people’s lives has led her to focus on this crucial area.

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