Ms. Sandhya Sripada

Ms. Sandhya Sripada is an accomplished Human Resources and Management professional and a highly effective individual. She has over 9 years of work experience with the recruitment, media and publishing industry. She has worked in diverse roles and is known for her ability to establish high impact HR practices for organizational success. She is also actively involved in entrepreneurial motivation and management training and teaching. She is and has been a guest speaker and faculty for highly reputed academic and corporate institutions. She has a Master’s degree in personnel management from Pune and a Certificate in Human Resources Management from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Ms. Revathi Turaga

Ms. Revathi Turaga is an International Trainer, Inspirational Speaker, Happiness Facilitator, Leadership Coach and Innovative Consultant. In addition to her 15+ years of corporate experience across India, Middle East & North America in training more than 2,00,000 individuals from various institutions and organizations. Revathi was also vice-chair of Indian Society of Training and Development. Revathi Academic qualifications include double Masters in Psychology & Management and a Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering. She has a certified Six Sigma (Green Belt) from GE, USA.

Ms. Purabi Sarkar

Ms. Purabi Sarkar is a faculty member. She has a Masters degree in Computer Science & IT and Master in Business Administration from Indian Institute of Management (IIM K) and possess more than 8 years of industry and consulting experience of working with organisations like Pricewaterhouse Coopers,General Electric ,TCS and more. She specialises in strategy, marketing and entrepreneurship skills, techniques of alternative livelihoods and other methodologies. She is also one of the founder Directors of a Pan India NGO Association of Organic Farmers which works on grassroot level with farmers; Self help groups ; food value and nutrition; alternative livelihoods ; organic food value; market strategy; supply chain techniques; sustainable agriculture; seed banks, education, entreprenuership strategies and more .Her achievements include she has served many initiatives of reducing carbon footprints, breast cancer , eradicating nutrition ,leprosy and tribal students educational initiatives.

Mr. S. Tirmal Reddy

Learning & Development Professional with expertise in imparting key behavioural competencies. Resource Person for many clientele to facilitate learning and development workshops. He has over 20 years of industry experience in the areas of business development and training. At GSK, worked with multiple teams and had a vast customer interface covering different regions of India. He has a proven track record of leadership at Glaxo, developed his team with the perseverance to succeed and deliver excellent results under difficult market conditions. Awarded gold medal twice in recognition and appreciation, for above & beyond performance. An MBA-HR from Osmania University, Hyderabad. Mastered the art and science of facilitating development workshops to inspire and propel employees to excel.

Dr. Potukuchi Thryambakam

Dr. Potukuchi Thryambakam is working as Dean, School of Professional Studies, Garden City University, Bengaluru, Karnataka State, India. He has his Masters in Tourism Management along with M.Phil. His Doctorate Thesis:” Medical Tourism in Andhra Pradesh, with special reference to Hyderabad – A Case Study” was appreciated by many experts in India and abroad. He worked in different senior faculty in Aksum University, Ethiopia and, Naresuan University International College, Thailand. He also worked as Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Tourism in National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management (NITHM), India. He has more than 20+ years of teaching experience in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality. He has written and co-edited many books and presented research papers in National and International Conferences. He also received many awards both in India and abroad.

Dr. (Mrs.) Kotamreddy Prasuna

Dr. (Mrs.) Kotamreddy Prasuna is Proprietrix , ‘S’ Mushroom Agritech, Hyderabad. She was awarded Ph.D. degree from Osmania University for her thesis work on mushrooms and M.Sc. & M.Phil. Degrees in Botany (Mycology & Plant Pathology) from University of Poona, Pune and possess more than 20 years of entrepreneurial and academic experience. She has National & International publications to her credit. Her achievements include: COWE-India Innovation Award for Women Empowerment In Food Processing -2015 ,”Best Woman Entrepreneur ”- Bharath Ratna Dr.M. Visvesvaraya Industrial Award -2006 by the “ All India Manufacturers Organization, A.P. State Board. She has worked as Mentor – Goldmann Sachs 10000 women Entrepreneurs Certificate Programme- Nov.2008-Jan.2009 ,Indian School Of Business, Hyderabad. Her Innovative idea of recycling spent mushroom substrate in to cattle feed supplement was selected and funded by the TBI, Ministry of MSME, Govt .of India for R&D and Commercialization.

Ms. Farah Yasmin

Ms. Farah Yasmin is a Corporate Consultant, Mentor and Trainer in Behavioral Science with over 20 years experience in the industry. She holds a first class Post-Graduation in Management from Osmania University, holds Masters in English, a Bachelor’s degree in Science & Education (Distinction). Certified in lean & Six Sigma. She is currently working in capacity of Head & Director at People Quadrant, Hyderabad. She has designed and facilitated several training programmes on leadership & Management Development Programmes. She has trained over 7000 professionals across hierarchies.

Ms. CS Rama Lakshmi

Ms. CS Rama Lakshmi is holding 30 years of experience comprising of rural development, Handlooms & Textiles and Forestry-Wildlife Science. She is the first woman officer in India IFS Cadre. Published more than 42 professional papers on Women Empowerment, Agri Business, Forestry and climate change issues on human health. Participated in several national & International conferences and workshops. She currently is doing Freelancing and Consulting work.

Dr. Desi Sreekanth

Dr. Desi Sreekanth is holding over 15 years of Faculty Experience. He is holding a PhD in Environmental Science & Technology. He is a Qualified Post doctoral member of University of grant commission. Also qualified as senior research member under national renewable energy fellowship. Currently working under the project of Bioremediation of Yamuna River waste water by using microalgae like chlorella and Diatoms etc and treatment of different industrial water waste. Earlier he worked with JNTU.

Dr. Chinnam Reddy

Dr. Chinnam Reddy is holding 24 years of experience in the field of education. A highly qualified professional with Ph. D in Operations Research, Gujarat University, M.Phil in operational research Osmania University. He has been awarded by higher education Gujarat for innovation in higher education. Currently working as director of National Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Hyderabad.

Mr. H. K. Chari

Mr. H.K. Chari is holding more than 30 years of experience in Handloom & Textile. He obtained a degree of Msc – Statistics in 1984. He worked has a chief executive officer of Pochampally handloom during the period between 2004 to 2006. Mr. Chari has been associated with various projects related with textiles and also actively involved in publication of various articles and reports. He has been instrumental in getting geographical rights -gi production under –IPR rights of Pochampally Ikat first Indian Handloom/Handicrafts sector to get gi-rights. As one of the gi experts presented papers in the various national & International seminars organized by UNCTAD, IIFT & different state governments.

Mr. Jagannadha Rao Adiraju

Mr. Jagannadha Rao Adiraju is holding more than 32 years of experience. He did M.A (Political Science), M.A (Public Administration), MSW (Master of Social Work) & PG Diploma in public relations & Communications. He formed methodologies of formation and functioning of self-help groups, micro entrepreneurship to small & marginal farmers, agriculture labourers, landless poor and other enthusiastic rural entrepreneurs process of linkage.

Mr. P. Bakka Reddy

Mr. P. Bakka Reddy holding more than 22 years of experience. 13 ½ years experience in waste water management (Operation, Commissioning, retrofitting and up-gradation of the CETPs). 4 ½ year of experience in the solid waste management. He did his graduation in Civil Engineering and M.E in Environmental Engineering from Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka. Successfully implemented 3 R’s i.e. Reduce, Re-use & Re-cycle in common effluent treatment plant.

Ms. Sunkaranam Ramalakshmi

Ms. RamaLakshmi is a Post-graduated in Rural Development. She has a career of more than 25 years, totally involving with the Development sector. Soon after graduating, she joined Cooperative Development Foundation (CDF) in 1992 as Development Officer, holding the responsibility of Development of Women’s Thrift and Credit Cooperatives in Karimnagar and Warangal districts. In 1996 she moved on to SC Corporation under GoAP, as Assistant Project Officer and supervised DWCRA programmes in Nalgonda district. In 1998 she joined SKS (Swayam Krishi Sangam) as Regional Manager, working on conceptualizing and implementing microfinance programmes. In 2001 she entered APMAS as one among the first batch of employees and has been contributing her might all along, for the qualitative development of the Self Help sector. She is also former Governing Board Member of National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune.

Mr. Mamidala Laxmi Prasad

Mr. Mamidal Laxmi Prasad is presently working as state mission manager with Tribal Welfare Department in the office of commission of Tribal Welfare. He is holding more than 20 years of experience of rural development sector. He did study of Rehabilitation of Gudumba Effected families in Warangal District with alternative measure and pioneered in establishment of Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDCs) at Hyderabad.

Ms. Madhujit Singh

With 24 years of varied experience Madhujit, now, consults corporate houses in their diversity and inclusion initiatives. She conducts workshops to help the corporate sector in becoming a more gender balanced workplace. Some of her training programmes are designed especially for women professionals and entrepreneurs to help them grow to the next level in their profession. She also supports organisations like COWE and Angel Hub for women entrepreneurship development and growth.