Shachi Irde is the executive director of Catalyst India WRC, a leading not-for-profit organization with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion. Her background is in business development, marketing, human resources, and diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices. Prior to joining Catalyst, she served as the head of diversity at Infosys and has held HR leadership roles within Wipro—e-Peripherals Ltd. A member of the Advisory Council of D&I at NASSCOM, she frequently speaks at D&I events in India and is often quoted by the media. In addition to writing articles and blog posts, she has co-authored a chapter in the book
Globalization of Professional Services, published by Springer.