About Us

Kalpana Tatavarti

Kalpana, Founder Director, Parity Consulting & Training, brings a diverse experience of over 20 years spanning Marketing, Sales, Leadership Development and Diversity & Inclusion.

She spent the early part of her career (8 years) in the corporate world in Marketing & Sales and then transitioned to what she says is her calling: Developing People. As Founder at Maarpidi, a Leadership Development Firm, she partnered with several organizations to grow their leadership pipelines.

In July 2011, she joined Interweave Consulting Pvt Ltd, a pioneer in the space of Diversity & Inclusion, as a Partner, and played a key role in establishing Interweave as a market leader & thought leader in the country. She launched the Women Leadership Development vertical at Interweave and worked closely with marquee clients in implementing their Diversity & Inclusion Agendas.

Parity Consulting & Training, which she founded in May 2016, has evolved out of her experience training & coaching over 2000 professional women across the country, across roles, seniority and industries. Committed to accelerating women leadership, Parity provides solutions that equip women with skills to build and manage successful careers. A Masters in Marketing & Sales, Kalpana is a certified Executive Coach from the coaching Foundation of India, besides being certified in psychometric instruments such as MBTI, FIRO-B, DISC and the EQi 2.0. She is also certified in Transactional Analysis (Org.) and NLP (Master Practitioner).

As an Angel Investor, she invests in early stage startups that are disruptive.

She is Founder of Manasvini, an NGO that provides micro credit to women in economically disadvantaged areas of urban cities (www.manasvini.org).

She sits on the board of Durga, an NGO that works on creating safety for women in public spaces (www.durgaindia.org).

She is also a member of the Core Committee at BSafe, a safety initiative of BPac in Bangalore (www.bpac.in).

An accomplished Carnatic Vocal singer, she enjoys writing both creative fiction & professional articles. She blogs at www.womanworklife.in