DR. Rajeshwari N

DR. Rajeshwari N

Director ( Professor & Head),Academy of HRD


Dr Rajeshwari Narendran is Ph.D. in Management & MBA, Andrew Towl Scholar- Harvard Business School (GloColl and CWW), Boston, USA & FDP IIM-A 2009. She has the distinction of being the first ever woman and youngest National President of Indian Society for Training & Development, New Delhi, India (2013-14). She is head &Professor HR/OB, and Director MHRM, M L Sukhadia University, Udaipur and Visiting Professor to IIM Udaipur , IIM Ahmedabad in FDP and many Universities across the globe. She has delivered invited Lectures at Harvard Business School as well. She also has a rare attribute of being a Psycho Dynamic Analyst helping Indian Public sector giants corporate like BOB, NTPC, DGH, Ministry of Petroleum, Accenture, Reserve Bank of India, NCFE, etc to hire and promote leadership pipeline. Her work for emancipation of rural and tribal women and Make a difference (MAD) initiative for rural and youth development have been greatly appreciated by Government of Rajasthan, India. She is a coach, evangelist and a great motivational speaker and her immense positive energies inspires hundreds of thousands of women around the globe as a role model

Dr Rajeshwari is a popular trainer/ HRD Consultant and so far trained 58500 plus aspirants in India and abroad.

National/International awards- ISTD National Fellow, Vivekananda National Award for Excellence in HRD & Training 2009, International Case Research Fellowship 2011 from SGBED, (USA), Maharana Raj Singh Award and Ambassador of Goodwill, GSE, California, NEBAA (USA) International Best Paper Award on HRD practices. Samarpan Award -excellence in empowering women. She was awarded as Super Achiever Award for women in HRD research and development for her 25 years of contribution in the World HRD Congress. She received the “Global Award for Women making the world a better place to live” in Thailand in June 2018

Research Publication/Articles-173+
Books- “Innovations in HRD and Training” Excel Books 2014. Currently she has written for two chapters on Indian Women in Leadership published by Palgrave McMillan, USA and also the history of a large Public sector bank in India to be published by SAGE. She is also on the advisory editorial board of International Journal of HRD Practice Policy and Research, UK and ECNR, Canada and Chief editor of Indian journal of training and development.

She has been Board Member International Federation for Training and Development Organizations (IFTDO) and served as member, Developing Countries Concern Committee IFTDO representing in UNO. She is working for development of Women in Leadership and Diversity policies at Global Level