Our Team

Kalpana Tatavarti

Kalpana Tatavarti

Founder, Director

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.

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Laxmi Char

Laxmi Char

Co-Founder

Laxmi has over 20 years of extensive leadership experience in training & development, project management, and projects aimed at driving revenue.

She served in leadership positions in companies, such as Yahoo and Dell.

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Rajiv Raghunandan

Rajiv Raghunandan

Chief Consultant, Thought Leadership

Rajiv Raghunandan is Managing Partner at seedX, a high touch advisory and fund raising platform for early stage & growth ventures in India. He has over 17 years of experience across BPO, technology and corporate finance in organisations such as Andersen Consulting, Infosys BPO, and Arvind Mills Ltd.

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Maggie

Maggie

Maggie (Maragathavalli) is a Social entrepreneur, Community builder and thought leader in the D&I with a background in Technology.

She has been working in the social impact space, specifically with Diversity and Inclusion since 2016. 

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Rianna Lobo

Rianna Lobo

Rianna is a POSH consultant at Parity. During her career, Rianna has represented some of the world’s largest Fortune 500 companies such as Apple, Intuit, Expedia, Samsung, and Lenovo.

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Jyothsna Hirode

Jyothsna Hirode

Jyothsna is an accomplished Diversity and Inclusion Leader, with industry experience of over 25 years. She brings deep expertise in the design and delivery of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) programs.

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Surabhi Parvatikar

Surabhi Parvatikar

Surabhi is Head – Sales & Marketing and comes with over 15 years of experience across pre-sales, marketing and program management in the technology consulting and D&I verticals.

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Piyush Tyagi

Piyush Tyagi

Piyush brings over three decades of unique rich experience in building and leading strong sustainable teams to achieve business objectives in domestic and international environments. She is a successful combination of strong communication and leadership skills with versatile experience in Operational Excellence, Stakeholder Management, Continuous Process Improvement, Coaching & training, Talent Management & strategy, Change Management and Business Development.

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Dr Rashmi Devanath

Dr Rashmi Devanath

Rashmi Devanath holds a Ph. D in Psychology. She has over 25 years of work experience. Her first career was in the academia, teaching various Psychology papers to graduate and post graduate students. She had her teaching stints at Jyoti Nivas college, SDM college and Bangalore University.

Dr. Rashmi’s second career was in the IT services Industry and is a certified Learning and Development
professional.

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Anuja

Anuja

Anuja has total 20 years of corporate experience in consulting in HR as well as Technology.

She has played various leadership roles in HR including but not limited to HR head, Gender diversity advisor and Talent Acquisition Head. She was chairperson of POSH committee on multiple occasions and has set up POSH framework during her tenure as HR head in many organizations.

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Vasunthara Ravichandran

Vasunthara Ravichandran

With a bachelors degree in Engineering and a Masters in Social Work, Vasundhara is passionate about Diversity and Inclusion.

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Savitha Manian

Savitha Manian

Savitha takes care of operations at Parity Consulting. As a quick learner and go getter and a flexible person, she comes with a background of teaching and admin experience.

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