Shilpa Pherwani

Shilpa Pherwani

Principal and CEO

Company: IBIS Consulting Group, Inc.
Role: Session Presenter Session: Center Stage or Behind the Scenes? HR’s Role in D&I (S2-A)

Shilpa Pherwani is an organizational psychologist by training and the principal and CEO of IBIS Consulting Group, Inc. She has expertise in the areas of cultural competency, diversity and inclusion, organizational development, and e-learning. As a consultant and trainer, Shilpa provides guidance to organizations to develop and achieve their D&I business goals. She provides subject matter expertise in change management, organizational development and diversity to help organizations align D&I with business strategy.

Shilpa heads the design and development team at IBIS for diversity e-learning tools. She has led the team on several highly effective programs for clients such as Aetna, Boeing, Campbell Soup, Grainger, ESPN, Nestle, Microsoft, Sun Life Financial, and Xerox. Shilpa’s work with global organizations has included conducting diversity assessments, diversity and cross-cultural training, leadership development, and implementation of diversity strategic plans.

She received her master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology, with a focus on organizational development, from Springfield College.