The Lens: UK Responsible Business Podcast

Join global business leaders and emerging future leaders for an unscripted conversation that will challenge the way you think about responsible business.

Every month, The Lens: UK Responsible Business Podcast brings together a global business leader and an emerging future leader for an open and unscripted conversation. It will challenge the way you think about responsible business. Listen, rate and subscribe on Acast, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or your preferred podcast provider. The Lens is supported and produced by McCann and in partnership with One Young World.

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FIRSTSOURCE: The Working World for Women

This month our host Sarah Travers is joined by Shuchika Sahay, Chief Human Resources Officer at Firstsource and Sabrina Wuersch, Product Manager Milling Solutions, Bühler Group and One Young World Ambassador.

In this episode, Sarah and her guests explore gender, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, championing kindness and so much more.

They discuss the working world for women, inclusion in all forms, and we ask our guests how employers can achieve a gender-balanced workforce. We’ll meet our Switzerland-based guest who has co-founded an initiative that aims to defeat gender stereotypes.

Find out more by listening to the latest episode of The Lens with Firstsource’s Shuchika Sahay and Sabrina Wuersch from Bühler Group.

Our guests

Shuchika Sahay, Chief Human Resources Officer, Firstsource

Shuchika has responsibility for building a purposeful organisation, implementing Firstsource‘s people value proposition, and developing a growth mindset. Passionate about nurturing talent and accentuating the human side of enterprise, she focuses on driving the data backbone of the company across the people and performance dimensions.

In her previous role with Standard Chartered bank, she served as the Global Head – People Capability Delivery. Over the course of her eight year’s with Standard Chartered, she held several leadership positions, leading large scale people transformation and change management projects, galvanizing high performing cross cultural teams to deliver impactful outcomes.

Having worked at leading companies such as HDFC Life, Lehman Brothers and ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, Shuchika brings two decades of wide-ranging HR experience spanning learning, talent and diversity. During her tenure at HDFC Life, she received the coveted ‘Young HR Professional of The Year’ presented by Asia Brand Awards.

Shuchika holds a master’s degree from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and is currently pursuing a coaching certification from New Ventures West, San Francisco. She lives in Mumbai with her husband, their daughter and two furry kids. Shuchika enjoys coaching people pro bono and loves to read and write.

Sabrina Wuersch, Product Manager Milling Solutions, Bühler Group, Switzerland

Sabrina joined Bühler in Switzerland in 2012 and started as an apprentice in mechanical assembly. After the apprenticeship program, she studied at the FHS St.Gallen University of applied science (CH) in industrial engineering and graduated in 2019. She continued working for Bühler in a new role as a Product Manager in the Milling Solutions business area where she is responsible for the portfolio of grain cleaning machines.

Sabrina co-founded Generation B, a grassroots movement to drive employee engagement, spread sustainability awareness and action, and give young employees a voice that was heard and listened to by senior management at the Bühler Group. Within Generation B she also co-founded the initiative Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) which aims to defeat gender stereotypes and to inspire women around the world to take a step into the STEM world for their careers.

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THE BEST OF THE BEST: SEASON THREE HIGHLIGHTS

What a year it was!

Many thanks to all our listeners all over the world. Thanks to McCann for their generous support of this podcast, to One Young World, our Business In The Community (BITC) member companies. We of course would also like to thank our inspiring guests, the senior and future leaders making the world of business more responsible, illuminating new perspectives and leading by example. Season three was powered by Fujitsu.

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