The Carpé Diem Squad
Meet our enthusiastic team of mindful, driven & creative individuals who make things happen at
Carpè Diem Learning!
Mindfulness Practice Partner
An artist at heart, soul and mind, who stumbled into the Corporate World hit by a train called life, Sowmya Parthasarathy is a dancer, photographer, film maker and a human watcher. She has worked across a spectrum of organizations in media & advertising before focusing on the human side of life. In her career, Sowmya has mentored women professionals across India while driving India-wide initiatives to build an ecosystem for women to achieve their true potential. She is the founder of Movement +ve, a social enterprise that offers life-readiness programmes in schools and colleges, focused towards providing an art-based experiential learning that enables individuals to set and achieve positive goals. At Carpé Diem, she is an all-rounder, working towards sales, strategy, experiential content design and delivery.
Coaching Practice Partner
As an ICF credentialed Erickson International coach (ACC), Sruthi Venkataramani is a leadership & executive coach for professionals across industries, contexts and stages of life. She is a certified practitioner of Emotional Intelligence.
While being based in the Philippines since 2 years, she has coached people across 10 countries, through virtual interactions for a year and counting. Her key focus areas are career management, work life integration, enhancing emotional intelligence, emotional infrastructure building, feeling stuck in career, enhancing performance, making key decisions at work and life, professional relationships, transitions.
Having worked as a HR professional for over 11 years prior to embarking on her journey as a coach, Sruthi has been a part of two distinct growth stories in her corporate stint - a multinational FMCG and India’s leading listed Real estate company. These experiences have required her to drive people - outcomes that enable business results, manage change and set leadership vision and culture, with leaders, teams and businesses. She enjoys working in the growth phase of businesses. In her last role, she was heading HR for a region (General Manager – HR), for Godrej Properties (P&L of revenue INR 12 billion), ~300+ people, ~70 contractors.
Her personal interests include travel, experimenting with food, public speaking, dance, writing & cartooning.
Aditi Sheoran Chhajta
Founder & Rainmaker
Certified Yogi, Adventure Enthusiast, Published Writer, Speaker, Traveler at heart with a love for Music & Art! Having had successful HR stints across MNCs like Infosys, ESPN Star Sports, Boston Consulting Group, & Snapdeal among others, as a Behavioural Facilitator & Performance Coach, she is super passionate about helping organizations & mind-sets transform for the better. Trained across various modalities like Brain Based Results Coaching, Neuro-linguistic programming & T-group Leadership Lab facilitation among others, she leverages neuroscience, art-based & experiential methods for driving mind-shifts for individual & organizational excellence. Geared towards combating business challenges with people solutions, her calling is to work with people & teams to figure out their true purpose & rock at it! Apart from that, she always finds time to look at the world upside-down, from a headstand.
Career Highlights & Achievements
In her career so far, Aditi has coached Women leaders, CEOs of Start-ups, facilitated a range of behavioural workshops, out-bounds, learning journeys & coaching engagements for organizations and individuals, setup the learning strategy and framework for a leading e-commerce firm from scratch, strengthened EVP & Engagement of a global IT firm and a Consulting major at leading B-schools (to garner their best talent), hired & up-skilled Engg.-schoolers from across the country into an IT giant, conducted assessment and development centres & done succession planning of Hi-Pos for a leading FMCD player at the crucial time of a merger among other firms, brought in HR best practices in a leading Media firm in line with global standards, worked towards developing leadership capability for a top e-commerce firm and so on...