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Monika NavandarMonika Navandar

Founder and Chief D&I Consultant at NeoSeven Solutions

Monika has 17+ years of multi-industry HR experience in both the emerging and developed markets. She has led various HR leadership roles in India, USA, Italy, Singapore, Dubai, and South Africa supporting the global C-suite leaders.

Monika is the Founder of NeoSeven Solutions and has a dynamic partner team of senior leaders across the globe.

She is a Thought Leader in the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Talent Management and Cultural Competence areas. Some of Monika’s projects were presented in the White House in 2016 and 2017. She is a part of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council for 4+ years.

Monika speaks at various regional and international forums including conferences, business schools & colleges. Some of her notable engagements have been:

  • Speaker & Presenter at the World HRD Congress in 2017 where she was also felicitated with the Global D&I Leadership Award
  • Opening keynote at the SHRM Annual Business Conference in New Jersey in 2018
  • Speaker at World’s #1 D&I Conference organized by CFC Big Ideas in Sep’ 2020
  • Speaker at the DIAN Week 2020 organized by Community Business for ASPAC in Nov’2020

She has also worked on a book called Cultural Agility alongside the distinguished Professor and Author, Dr. Paula Caligiuri. Some of Monika’s DEI insights have been captured in one of the upcoming D&I books due to be launched in June’21 and she has also written a blurb for the book. Her articles and cover stories have been published in various renowned magazines.

Formerly, Monika has worked with Johnson & Johnson, Volkswagen, Merck Pharma, HSBC and IBM. Monika holds a Masters in Human Resource Management from Rutgers University, USA and a Bachelors in Computer Science & Engineering from MIT, India.

She is passionate about networking and mentoring, is an avid traveler and speaks 5 languages.


How to Convince your Top Management while Presenting D&I Initiatives

Monika Navandar Founder and Chief D&I Consultant at NeoSeven Solutions

You will gain insights on getting support to present D&I initiatives, communicate them effectively among your colleagues as well as establish strategies to receive feedback from the employees.

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