Prof (Dr) Padmakali Banerjee
Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean Academics at Amity University Haryana, thought leader and leadership coach
Pro Vice Chancellor,
Amity University Haryana, Gurugram, Haryana,India
Padmakali Banerjee is a thought leader and a leadership coach. A doctorate from University of Delhi,she is the Fellow of the prestigious Somatic Inkblot Society (FSIS–US).Her current research interests include Optimism and wellbeing, curriculum design and leadership studies. A close associate of corporate functionaries her forte relates to mentoring, management consulting and leadership development extending to an array of industries like IT, Oil, FMCG, and Hospitality.
She heads Centre for BRICS Studies,a centre of excellence-practice, research and outreach. She spearheaded many innovative initiatives including the introduction of a flexible credit system, industry academic integration and internationalization.
She pioneered the skill development programme at the university. Her concepts and contributions on the Indian Skill development ecosystem have been widely recognized and acclaimed on both national and international platforms.
She is the recipient of prestigious 2018 Greenbuild Leadership Award from USGBC for her contribution towards environment.
She has received Award of Excellence from InSPA, the prestigious Indian School Psychology Association, for her contribution in the promotion of school psychology, Nov 14, 2019.
Her book “The Power of Positivity - Optimism and the 7th Sense” published by SAGE is a popular choice globally. Her research model PEROMA has been registered as a trademark for imparting, counseling, education and training schedule amongst the organization and general public to improve life and abilities. She has developed a psychometric test ‘Optimism index’, a tool to measure optimism quotient, popularly used by the corporate.
In her professional career, she has exhibited a passion for entrepreneurship by empowering youth and developing leaders in different walks of life. Her dream is to transform the world into a happier place to live in by instilling hope and optimism in today’s youth.