Smita Tharoor is a TEDx speaker, founder of Tharoor Associates, and co-founder of Culturelytics. She’s a renowned authority in the world of diversity and unconscious bias and is the recipient of the prestigious Global Diversity Leadership Award from the World HRD Congress in 2017.
Growing up in pluralistic India, Smita gained a profound understanding of tolerance and the value of accepting differences. This ignited her passion for navigating unconscious bias and took her career trajectory to consult on combating its impacts on all aspects of leadership development.
With over 25 years of experience in corporate, regional, and international settings, Smita specializes in fostering a coaching culture within organizations and transforming training and development companies.
She expanded her expertise in the field of unconscious biases as an associate lecturer at the University of Arts, London. Her unique blend of UK and Indian experience equips her with a deep understanding of cultural diversity and the ability to build strong business relationships. Smita is known for her dynamic and self-starting approach, consistently challenging the status quo.
Renowned for her motivational keynote speeches and training, Smita has delivered empowering talks to diverse audiences.
From speaking to 350 women at a gender conference in Philadelphia or Penang to addressing a BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) conference in London or engaging with IT professionals in Bangalore, Smita connects with her audience on a personal level. Her talks leave a lasting impact, inspiring individuals and teams long after the workshops.
- Unconscious Bias
- Emotional Intelligence
- Leadership and Strategy Development
- Diversity & Cross-Cultural Competence
- Executive Coaching
- Cultural Alignment