Vijaya is a strong believer in equality and Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), and has over 20 years of rich and varied experience in D&I, learning consulting and facilitation, programme management, and teaching, with a proven ability to drive client value.
In her 12+ years at IBM India, Vijaya successfully led new employee experience, employee learning, career development and D&I programmes and initiatives. In her role as Workforce Diversity Programme Manager, Vijaya led various programmes and initiatives to attract, retain and develop diverse talent. She partnered with business leaders to identify D&I priorities, strategise, and design and execute action plans to achieve measurable outcomes. Vijaya also led initiatives to develop an inclusive ecosystem within the organisation. Prior to IBM, Vijaya taught English literature at undergraduate and graduate levels.
In her role as the Country Head, India, Vijaya is responsible for leading Community Business' long-term strategy in India, ensuring that in our mission to lead, inspire and support companies to have a positive impact on people and communities, we continue to differentiate our offering through our deep market knowledge, unparalleled standards of quality and professionalism, and close client relationships.