Dr. Indira Parikh
Prof. Indira J. Parikh is currently working on creating a space for individuals, collectivities, organizations and institutions to have a dialogue to discover themselves, to review their past, to reflect on the present ‘Here and Now’ and renew themselves for the future. Prof. Parikh is the Founder President of FLAME University, Pune. She has been involved in creating the academic vision of holistic and Liberal Education and shaping FLAME. She has also conceptualized the models of management development programs anchored in thresholds of Life, Life Space, Life Roles and Identity. Her focus is on transformation and lifelong learning, development and growth. She is the founder member of Sumedhas Academy of Human Context.
Prof. Parikh has done M.Ed from University of Rochester, New York USA and the Doctorate from Gujarat University. She was a faculty at IIM-Ahmedabad for over 30 years and Dean from 2002 to 2005. She has taught at INSEAD, Fontainebleau (France) and Texas A&M University. She has specialized in organization development and design, and institution building. She has been a consultant and conducted diagnostic studies for organizations. She has designed and conducted leadership and institution building programs in public sector, private sector and multinational organizations. Professor Parikh is on several boards of companies as an independent director.
Prof. Parikh has been honored with several lifetime achievement awards both nationally and internationally. She has written numerous articles published in National & International Journals and is the co-author/ author of several books. Her lifelong journey has been in education and transformation of women, men and youth to grow into fine human beings. Prof. Parikh has been honored with several Lifetime achievement awards for her contribution in education, HR, Leadership roles and as a teacher.