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About Galaxshe

GalaxShe is a platform for advancing women’s voice and leadership to accelerate career equality. We are working towards ensuring women’s full and effective participation at all levels of decision-making.

GalaxShe has its roots in the research on gender diversity globally. Research shows that women in leadership roles make companies more profitable by fostering innovation and cultivating creativity and inclusivity. When there’s an absence of female representation in leadership, it can lead to unsafe working environments, unequal pay scales and job & promotion opportunities being limited or denied altogether for women.

A large percentage of women drop out of the corporate employment pipeline between junior and mid-levels and at an even higher rate at executive levels. There is a plethora of research that shows that bias—whether deliberate or unconscious—is holding women back in the workplace. It makes it harder for women to get hired and promoted and negatively impacts their day-to-day work experiences. Patriarchal societal norms also hinder women’s agency, mobility and freedom to work. So does the disproportionate burden of unpaid work and unpaid care work on women.

GalaxShe is working towards helping women ignite their aspirations, build skills for leadership roles and boost confidence in order to take up senior decision-making roles in organisations. We also work with organisations to help build a more conducive environment and create opportunities which will result in better career experience for men and women.

GalaxShe Levers For Change

Aspirations

It is a myth that women don't aspire to leadership roles. Their career experience and, at times, societal norms make them downsize their aspirations. GalaxShe inspires women to aspire for decision-making and leadership roles

Skills

The key leadership challenges for women tend to be managing up and across the organisation, strategic thinking, negotiating adeptly, and influencing others. GalaxShe develops skills for mid-career women – skills that prepare them for staying in line function roles and moving up to executive roles

Confidence

Unconscious bias in the organisation affects confidence and motivation for women. Having access to mentors and sponsors open doors to information and opportunities. GalaxShe provides tools to women and organisations on mentoring, coaching and sponsoring to enable the support and informal networks essential for success.

Opportunities

GalaxShe engages with organisational leadership to influence conversation on career equality. The objective is to put the spotlight on gender data, with a focus on women in leadership. Also, build awareness of the conscious and unconscious bias in the talent management process, from recruitment to performance evaluation.

Meet The Team

Sonali Sinha, Founder GalaxShe

Sonali Sinha

Founder

Madhuri Kale

Madhuri Kale

Co-Founder

Meet Our Panel of Experts & Mentors

“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman” said Melinda Gates. Women oftentimes have to work much harder than their male counterparts just to be heard. Because of this, being a business and community leader takes incredible determination and resilience. We admire them for their strength and perseverance. Here’s to these strong women who push boundaries every day and step forward to advocate for others whose voices are often overlooked. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.
Manisha Girotra - GalaxShe

Manisha Girotra

Senior Investment Banker, CEO of Moelis India

Deepali Jain

New World of Work Strategist

Madhavi Pal

Fashion Industry Veteran, Chief Merchandising Officer

Leanne Pais

Psychological Therapist (MFT) and Professional Supervisor

Kim

Karishma Pais

Intercultural Trainer, Relocation and HR Consultant

Nandini Biswas Ramachandran - Galaxshe

Nandina Ramachandran

Seasoned Business Leader, CEO Salaam Bombay Foundation

Sonalee

Sonalee Panda

Chief Cheerleader

Preeti Reddy

Chairwoman, South Asia, Insights Division, Kantar

Dr Sudeshna Ray - GalaxShe

Dr. Sudeshna Ray

Senior Consultant Gynecologist and Obstetrician​

Gayatri Srivastava

Gayatri Srivastava

Media Academic, Commentator and Talk Show Host

Why Join GalaxShe

Women-only space

GalaxShe is a space for women, of women and by women so you can ask what is important for you without the fear of judgement.

Real-world insights

Tap into a supportive network that offer real-world insights and practical tips from women who have walked a similar path.

Have a positive impact

You have the chance to change someone's life by sharing your own experiences, advice and lessons, and build your positive influence.

Relax, you don't need to figure out everything all by yourself. Just join this squad of sisters.

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