Dr. Niru Kumar
LeaderCompany: Ask Insights
Role: Session Presenter Sessions: Seeking Solutions to Our Own Ethnocentrism: Addressing the My-Approach-Is-Better-Than-Your-Approach D&I Contest (S6-I) | Global Panel to Expand Boundaries and Power Our Future Together (S2-F)
Dr. Niru Kumar is a leader at Ask Insights and a known pioneer in the gender and diversity field. She has personally conducted more than 400 workshops for more than 5,000 professionals in India and the APAC region. These workshops covered people from all levels across industries ranging from global leaders to frontline plant workers.
Niru has been powerfully transforming lives through a unique blend of modern medicine, psychology, coaching, hypnotherapy, and NLP. She is a medical doctor, psychologist, Mars Venus coach, hypnotherapist, and NLP Master Practitioner. After 20 years of experience in clinical practice, she felt an intense need to help people even more deeply in personal and professional fronts. This led her to acquire qualifications in psychology and related fields. She has natural ability to put participants at ease, and engage them.
She is a diversity consultant and trainer with Fortune 500 global companies like PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, SAP, Vodafone, Ernst and Young, Microsoft, American Express, etc. Many of these companies have received international visibility and awards based on work done in partnership with Niru. She also conducts powerful programs on capability building of women leaders to help them navigate the challenges of the professional life while maintaining a work-life balance.
Niru boldly quotes her own inspiring journey of overcoming challenges on the gender and disability front. She lives in New Delhi.