Kalpana Tatavarti

Kalpana Tatavarti

CEO, Parity Consulting

Areas of Expertise

Business Consulting

Women Leadership

Workplace Inclusion

Prevention of Sexual Harassment



Leadership Development

“Without inclusion, diversity has no meaning”

Kalpana brings diverse experience of over 30 years spanning Diversity & Inclusion, Leadership Development, Marketing and Sales.

She spent the early part of her career in the corporate world in Marketing & Sales. Later, as Founder at Maarpidi, a Leadership Development Firm, she supported several organizations to grow their leadership pipelines.
Her work in diversity, equity and inclusion spans 12 years during which she has partnered with marquee clients across industries to build inclusive workplaces in India & Dubai.
A Masters in Marketing & Sales, Kalpana is a certified Executive Coach, besides being certified in several transformational frameworks and tools.

She serves as an Independent Director on the boards of listed companies. She is also Founder of Manasvini, an NGO, providing micro credit to economically disadvantaged women. (www.manasvini.org)


  • Masters in Marketing & Sales
  • Executive Coach from the Coaching Foundation of India
  • Psychometric instruments such as MBTI, FIRO-B, DISC and the EQ-i 2.0
  • Transactional Analysis (Org.), NLP (Master Practitioner) and Yoga

She is a member of the Core Committee at BSafe, a safety initiative of BPac in Bangalore.

An accomplished Carnatic Vocal singer, she enjoys writing both creative fiction & professional articles.