HerRising 2021

India's Largest Virtual Career Fair, Conference, and Awards for Women
By JobsForHer

September 18th | 9 AM - 6 PM 

Sign up for HerRising's online Career Fair and Conference. Give your career the boost it deserves

About the Event

After a highly successful virtual HerRising 2020, we're back again this year, in September. Last year, 3,000+ women and 50+ companies changed the ways of the working world at HerRising.

HerRising 2020 was our first virtual event and it garnered a huge response - a sign that virtual hiring is the name of the game now.

Benefits for women looking to start, restart and rise in their careers.

This year, HerRising will be held online on September 18, 2021, to enable women across the country to connect with top companies and accelerate their careers.

 

Agenda

09:00 am

OPENING ADDRESS

09:30 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS #ICAN & #IWILL: RISING TO THE TOP

10:00 am

PANEL 1

POWERING WOMEN TO THRIVE IN THE NEW NORMAL

10:45 am

TEA BREAK

11:00 am

TRACK 1: WOMEN RETURNEES
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: WILL I? CAN I? SHOULD I?: ADDRESSING THE ROADBLOCKS IN YOUR JOURNEY BACK TO WORK

TRACK 2: WOMEN IN TECH
FIRESIDE CHAT ON HOW WOMEN CAN RETURN TO TECH

TRACK 3: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: WOMEN RISING: MAKING POWER MOVES TOWARDS LEADERSHIP

11:30 am

TRACK 1: WOMEN RETURNEES
PANEL 2: IS IT HARDER TO MAKE A COMEBACK: INDIA'S WORKFORCE PARTICIPATION RATE OF WOMEN RETURNING TO WORK AFTER A CAREER BREAK DECLINED BY 20% IN 2020

TRACK 2: WOMEN IN TECH
PANEL 2: WOMEN BUILT THE TECH INDUSTRY. WHY ARE THERE SO FEW OF THEM NOW?

TRACK 3: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP
PANEL 2: DIVERSITY IN LEADERSHIP IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS. BUT THERE ARE ONLY 18% WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP POSITIONS. WHERE IS CORPORATE INDIA GOING WRONG?

12:30 pm

TRACK 1: WOMEN RETURNEES
STORY SHARING: WOMEN RETURNEES SHARE THEIR JOURNEYS

TRACK 2: WOMEN IN TECH
STORY SHARING: WOMEN IN TECH SHARE THEIR JOURNEYS

TRACK 3: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP
STORY SHARING: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP SHARE THEIR JOURNEYS

01:00 pm

LUNCH

1:30-2:30 pm

TRACK 1: WOMEN RETURNEES
SPEED MENTORING: WOMEN RETURNEES CAN GET MENTORED BY INDUSTRY LEADERS

TRACK 2: WOMEN IN TECH
WORKSHOP: TECHNICAL PRESENTATION

TRACK 3: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP
ROUNDTABLE: WOMEN LEADERS SHARE WHAT IS HOLDING WOMEN BACK FROM THE C-SUITE

02:30 pm

TRACK 1: WOMEN RETURNEES
SPEED COACHING: STORM THROUGH ROADBLOCKS

TRACK 2: WOMEN IN TECH
WORKSHOP: TECHNICAL PRESENTATION

TRACK 3: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP
ROUNDTABLE: WOMEN LEADERS SHARE WHY AND HOW WOMEN NEED TO CREATE AN UNIQUE BRAND IN THE POST-PANDEMIC WORLD

04:00 pm

TEA BREAK

4:30-6:00 pm

AWARDS CEREMONY

Frequently Asked Questions

 

About HerRising

A one-of-its-kind conference, career fair and award function for women starters, restarters and risers, which aims to provide career guidance, panel discussions and the opportunity to network with HR representatives and recruitment teams from companies HIRING women across the professional sphere, just like YOU.
  • Career Fair
  • Conference
  • Networking
  • Awards
A virtual career fair is a 3D online platform where we help you connect with senior leaders and recruitment teams from various companies in a virtual setting. The platform will mimic the feel of a physical event, so you can continue your job search safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
All you need to do is click on the Career Fair button in the list above and it will take you to the virtual job fair. You will be able to visit virtual employer booths and interact with them over chat and other media. Make sure you have a stable internet connection.
The HerRising Career Fair in its virtual form has many benefits for you:
  • You cannot attend a physical career fair or in-campus job interviews at this time, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The HerRising Career Fair helps you stay at home and stay safe while still continuing your job search.
  • Looking for a job at this time of crisis is daunting, especially when you don't know which companies are hiring. At the HerRising Career Fair, you can see all the companies and their job postings on a single platform.
  • A physical job fair is confined to one city, while the HerRising Career Fair is accessible to women across the country. Moreover, you stand a chance to meet employers from various industries with job postings in the city of your choice.


How Does Registration Work for HerRising

  • Enter the Career Fair to meet all the companies recruiting women or click on the banner of the companies to visit their booths directly.
  • By clicking on Conference, you will be able to attend the conference, workshops and awards gala
  • You can also click on Agenda to view the details for the day, including Speaker details and award category details.
  • Network with companies and other women attendees by clicking on Networking to join all the active chat rooms.
  • Have questions? Click on the Need Help? button in the Menu Bar to chat with a JobsForHer representative.
  • Use the Virtual Briefcase to add any document that you download from the companies’ booths. You can email all of it to yourself later.
  • And don’t forget to click on Feedback to let us know what you thought of HerRising 2020!
  • You can easily click on the company logo placed in the Lobby area
  • Enter the Career Fair and scroll through to find the booth you’re looking for
  • Click on the company name from the alphabetized list of companies in bottom left corner of the career fair
  • Type the name of the company in the search bar above to go directly to their booth
Yes, all women are welcome to attend the event to start, restart and rise in your career. You can explore the jobs at various levels offered by companies in the Career Fair.
Yes, the Career Fair is open to all women, irrespective of their location in India, who can access it online. Many large companies will post their job requirements across India. Make sure you specify the city of your choice in your preferences while updating your profile as well.
Yes, many companies in the Career Fair have active openings for women professionals like you. You will be able to network with companies, know more about their job openings, women-friendly policies, etc., at the virtual Career Fair. Don’t miss this opportunity to make your application stand out from the crowd by interacting with HR representatives of top companies.
You can check out the job opportunities for returnees at any of the company booths in the Career Fair.
Yes, however, you might not be able to get an interview slot with a company if you haven’t registered or applied to their jobs before-hand. You can get more information from the representatives at the company booth using the Chat function.
Yes, registered candidates can browse through the Career Fair anytime between 9 am and 6 pm. The Conference timings are 9.30 am-1.30 pm, which will be followed by the Workshops from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, following which will be the Awards ceremony.
The Career Fair and Conference are free of cost to attend and you have access with the same registration link. For any further queries, contact us at herrising@jobsforher.com


How to Interact with Employers at HerRising

The companies might invite you to an interview slot today itself, where you can virtually meet the recruiter in the company chat room at the appointed time.
Make sure you’ve updated your profile completely and uploaded your resume on the Career Fair platform. Then you can apply to jobs at any company booth of your choosing in the Career Fair. Booths are open from 9 am to 6 pm.
You can chat with company representatives at their booth through the chat function. You can also request a slot for a 1-on-1 chat. Once you do that, you’ll get the option to pick an open slot and reserve it.
No. There is no software installation required to attend HerRising.
However, we recommend that you use a desktop and google chrome for a better seamless experience of the virtual event
Companies from anywhere in India can participate in the event virtually. Many of the large companies will be posting their job requirements across India.
No. Participating companies are spread across various industries, like Tech, Banking, Operations, FMCG, Healthcare, Manufacturing, etc.,in functional areas ranging from HR, Development, Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, as well as full-time, part-time, freelance, work-from-home jobs and returnee programs.
Yes. Like any physical event, the Career Fair offers a Virtual Briefcase for you! You can add documents provided by each company to your online virtual briefcase and then email them to yourself.
You can type in the company’s name in the search bar above to go to their booth directly. Or you can click on the Career Fair button in the list above to go to their booth. There, you can use the Chat function to speak to a representative of the company to confirm your interview slot and more.
You can connect with the company representatives using the chat feature to find out your next interview slot. In the meantime, you can step into the auditorium by clicking the Conference button in the navigation bar to attend a speaker’s session, a workshop or the Awards gala ceremony while you wait.


How to Attend the Conference and Awards Ceremony

You can find our speakers’ details when you click on the Conference button.
Click on the Conference button in the navigation bar to see all the sessions planned for the day. You can check the agenda by clicking on Agenda in the navigation bar. You can even download it for your reference.
The HerRising Conference will function as a large-scale webinar with industry leaders giving their insights and career advice. Conference attendees will also get to network with other women professionals in online breakout rooms during breaks.

The Conference will be held from 9 am to 1:30 pm, followed by Workshops from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, and the Awards gala ceremony from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, so you can always step into any of these sessions by clicking the Conference button in the navigation bar if you’re waiting for your interview slot, or have finished already.
A ‘Join’ button will show up against the different sessions in the agenda, that you can join in. Click on it to attend the conference session. The host/moderator of a particular session will give you instructions if any.
The HerRising Conference will have a Q&A segment for each session. You can type in your questions for the speakers in the chat there.
After the nominations were received, selected nominees went into the voting round. We received nearly 25,000 votes, based on which the nominees with the highest votes in their categories have been selected to receive awards at the HerRising Awards gala.
Click on the Conference tab to join in for the grand Awards gala ceremony, 4:30 pm onwards.


Other Queries

Yes, you can. All women will benefit hugely from this virtual event and leave with a clear idea on how to boost their careers. Feel free to share the event link https://www.herrising.vfairs.com/ with any woman friend who wants to accelerate her career.
Complete your profile and update your resume before you head over to the Career Fair, Conference, Workshops and Awards. At the Career Fair, you can learn about the jobs at various company booths and apply to them right there. You can also get career guidance at the Conference and Workshops, and get inspiration for your career journey at the Awards.
HerRising is exclusively for women, so men are not allowed. You are free to invite as many women who are on a job search to HerRising
There is no separate registration necessary for each section of HerRising. Once you’re in, you can enjoy all the benefits of the event.
  • Click the Career Fair button to visit company booths in the Career Fair from 9 am to 6 pm.
  • Click the Conference button to get a seat at the Conference, listen to the speakers and ask your questions.
  • You can get access to the Workshops from 2:30 pm at the Conference auditorium.
  • Re-enter the Conference auditorium at 4:30 pm to attend the grand Awards gala ceremony.
The HerRising Career Fair, Conference, Workshops and Awards are all free of cost for women to attend.