Nandini Sarkar

Global Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Leader, Boeing India

Trust Advocate I Culture Champion I Collaborative Change Maker I Learner I Leader I Listener I

A dynamic HR leader with a passion to drive real and sustainable change, with significant global and regional experience in developing and fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace culture. With over 20+ years of experience spanning industries and people, she has engaged teams & talent at all levels to develop and execute solutions that serve to engage and retain key talent. Crafted and spearheaded DEI strategies for organizations with workforce base ranging between 500+ to 40,000+ inspiring collaborative teams, driving results to position customer centric organizations for success, focused on solving enterprise and organizational challenges that impact productivity, culture and bottom line results. She’s adept at managing complex changes in the environment. She’s accumulated wealth of experience by serving the space of TM, L&OD, DEI, HR Strategic Projects, M&A and Right Environment, ensuring measurable outcomes for employees, shareholders, customers and communities. She’s a DEI Advisor invested in creating adaptive learning ecosystem and building Inclusion capability using scientific and analytical insights. Being a Lawyer by academic qualification, she brings on a legal lens to the aspect of risk mitigation – People & Org.

A committed champion of communities, she serves on numerous committees set up for women empowerment, women in STEM, policy & advocacy, and CSR & AA in cross industry associations at State and National level. She’s partnered with NGOs being a ‘Voice of Change’ working in Social Justice and Equal Rights space. Believe in ‘paying it forward’ she’s a mentor to women on hiatus and students in campus to career transitions, to enable them achieve their full potential.

She’s been acclaimed as ‘Top Global D&I Leaders’, ‘Asia’s Most innovative D&I Leaders’, and ‘Woman Super Achiever’ by World HRD Congress and World Women Leadership Congress. Championing for ‘go green’ has seen her being recognized for ‘Climate Sustainability’ and recently, this Feb she has been celebrated as Top SpeakIn Asia D&I Experts for “Excellence in Speech and Thought Leadership”.

A graduate in English Literature/Language and Law, she’s practiced in the Court of Law early on in her career. Outside of work, she loves cooking up a storm in her kitchen lab as she missed her calling of a Chef.. she reads, follow music & sports and has a green thumb. She lives her passion of leveraging differences and believe – “It’s not what you Gather, but what you Scatter tells what kind of life you have lived!”.