putting the human in resources
globally, hr positions are dominated by women and over the last few years, we’ve witnessed the same trend closer home. as per the 2018…
globally, hr positions are dominated by women and over the last few years, we’ve witnessed the same trend closer home. as per the 2018 workplace diversity report, women made up 67% of the hr workforce. <no surprises there!>
hr is where power comes from one’s ability to influence. there is enough and more literature on why women flourish in hr — high emotional intelligence, empathy and better interpersonal and conflict resolution skills being some key factors.
we have over 200+ members on leap.club from the hr industry, who also run a kickass clubhouse which plays host to extremely relevant, valuable conversations around hr.
here’s a list of 15 of the most influential women in hr on leap.club :
01 antara gupta — vp human resources at morgan stanley
over 12 years as a hr business partner with experience spanning across entertainment, consulting and banking where she has led strategic initiatives across the employee journey makes antara a force to reckon with. always looking for avenues to network and learning from others and a self-proclaimed foodie!
02 anuradha bharat — vp people operations at razorpay
in her words, anuradha is a ‘wildly curious learner who is dedicated to ensuring iconic companies become iconic brands from the most important aspect in this journey — the human capital.’ as part of building one of the largest and the most sought after startups in india, she believes in delivering value to jobs, keeping the human angle at its core.
03 dipti goel — head of human resources at paytm insider
one of our founding members in mumbai, an ex bcgprofessional. currently heading the hr at paytm insider and (wait for it)… started her own board game rental venture!
04 divya mehta — senior hrbp- india at united airlines
this seasoned hr business partner believes in creating a safe, positive and inclusive space for everyone and is skilled in talent acquisition, talent management and change management. looks up to michelle obama and enjoys jumping on a plane to explore the world when she can!
05 latha iyer — head, hr at reliance life sciences & digital health
this hr professional comes with 16 years of work experience and her current stint is as exciting as it sounds! this single and proud mom of a 10-year old is passionate about the potential and impact of people and culture.
06 manisha tuli — avp, hr lead at invest india
manisha is a senior hr professional with diversified experience in all business aspects of human resources including people practices, learning & development, employee engagement and talent acquisition. she currently leads hr at invest india, where she worked to build and deploy inclusive hr practices that has helped grow the team to more than 300 of some of the most talented professionals.
07 neha verma dugar — hr head at gucci india
this hr professional comes with an expertise in retail, luxury fashion, and has been heading hr at luxury brand gucci for almost a decade. when she’s not playing mum to her 5 year old son, she’s honing her skills to become a leadership coach!
08 dr rakshita shharrma — vp, human capital at bobble ai
with over 2 decades of experience, this angel investor, certified board director and chro has worked across industries and believes in the constant journey or learning & un-learning.
09 richa bakshi — hr director at procter & gamble, india
this hr professional started her career with ernst & young as a hr consultant and moved to p&g and has been with them ever since (11 years and counting!)
10 sanjana kishore — hr leader at microsoft
this hr leader with 15 years of global experience at blue chip companies in usa and asia is passionate about unlocking the talent code, being a transformation catalyst, and building strong organizations, leaders and teams for the future in a digitally connected world. loves travelling!
11 shefta nanda — hr director at adidas
this lse grad comes with 17 years of experience across some of the best organisations including mercer, amex, uber and her current role at adidas. one of our founding members who always has the best advice!
12 sonali misra — vp, talent — bain & co
an hr professional with 21 years of experience across organisations in management consulting, travel and it. also a founding member who loves her g&t as much as working with leadership teams to develop and optimise their talent strategy. looking for a mentor? hit her up!
13 suchi sethi — head of staffing — japac at google
suchi comes with 14 years of expertise in advising internal and external clients across the hr landscape in the us and asia pacific, including india. she combines her consulting & advisory experience with strong hands-on expertise of building internal organizations and teams to drive business growth. her hero? jacinda arden!
14 swathi addanki — recruiting leader at oracle
with 18+ years of varied experience, this supermom believes in finding great people and helping them achieve their goals. she’s passionate about providing strategic advice and support to go the extra mile for perfection and building high performing teams.
15 tanushree mishra — people head — india & south east asia at ab inbev india
for tanushree, working in an organisation that resonates with one’s own value system helps one to be authentic and engaged but also maximizes their potential. her leadership style? bold, transparent and that allows her to continuously stretch and grow by challenging the status quo.
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