Women of Worth: the WOW factor


To enable women to play an important role in the Internal Audit profession in India


Our mission is to support, develop and promote women internal audit professionals in India by creating a platform for networking, inspiring them to achieve proficiency and leadership in their internal audit career through training, workshops and other opportunities.

Objectives of WC:

  • Encourage and promote women in leadership roles
  • Augment women-centric programs, take a step towards motivating women members
  • Inspire women members to set and achieve higher goals
  • Advocacy for women’s career acceleration
  • Promote networking opportunities by connecting with accomplished women executives from various backgrounds, industries and countries across the globe


IIA BBY chapter women’s circle was launched on 6th December 2019. Following activities / seminars/webinars were organized by the BBY Women Circle. All the sessions were kept free for all the IIA members and Nonmembers to encourage more participants and create awareness about the circle.

  • Introductory Webinar on “Launch of BBY Chapter Women Circle” on 6th December 2019
  • Half a day workshop was arranged on 18th January 2020 at All Cargo Logistics office and following topics were covered with eminent speakers:
    • • "Growth and Career in Internal Audit" by Ms. Neeta Potnis - Sr. Partner – Deloitte and Ms. Pervin Vanskuiwalla – Chief Inter Auditor of Godrej and Boyce (Panel discussion)
    • • "Session on Vishakha Guideline (POSH)" by Ms. Parveen Mahtani - Head Legal - Tata Reality
    • • Brainstorming session on activities and training which can be taken up in upcoming events. The session received good response with around 35 registrations and 25 actual attendees.
  • International Women’s Day was celebrated on 6th March 2020 at KPMG Goregaon office. Following topics were covered during the session:
    • • “Women Empowerment” by Ms. Bhavna Doshi – Ex- Senior Advisor KPMG
    • • “Team Bonding and Building” with external consultant Mr. Deepak Panjabi
  • Webinar on “COVID 19 – The Role of Internal Auditor” was organized on 24th April 2020 covering IT arrangement including existing crisis management and business continuity plans and way forward. The speaker was Ms. Rachana Daftary, Director – Internal Audit at Mazars.

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