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What we do

We offer a comprehensive suite of services tailored to meet the unique needs of your organization, including:

  • Diversity Audits and Assessments: We conduct thorough audits to understand your current diversity landscape, identify gaps, and develop a clear roadmap for improvement.
  • Strategic Planning: Our experts work with you to create and implement customized D&I strategies that align with your organizational goals and values.
  • Training and Workshops: We provide engaging training programs and workshops on topics such as unconscious bias, cultural competence, and inclusive leadership.
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Networks: We assist in establishing and nurturing ERGs to support diverse communities within your organization.
  • Metrics and Reporting: We help you track progress through meaningful metrics and provide regular reporting to ensure accountability and transparency.
  • Policy Development and Review: We help audit, revise and reframe comprehensive HR policies that are clear, actionable, and aligned with organisation’s D&I goals and legal standards

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Meet the Team


Founder, Service Delivery Lead-DEI Consulting & Projects

Lakshmi is an ICF trained Coach, Learning & Organisational Development specialist, and a practicing psychologist.

She has over with over 18 years of experience with strong exposure to designing and executing interventions for multiple industry domains. She has successfully co-created comprehensive, high-impact learning initiatives with organizations to manage Culture change, Competency mapping, Change Management, Training Systems, and Development center.

She is a Design Thinking partitioner from MIT SLOAN. Design Thinking is a non-linear iterative process of finding the most human-centric solution for any kind of query or problem. She blends her deep understanding of neuroscience, psychology, and design thinking while designing interventions and programs for organisation.

Lakshmi Sreenivasan comes with a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology. She is a trained CBT & RECBT, Client-Centered Therapist, Clinical hypnotherapist. Lakshmi is our lead DEI Consultant and a Queer Affirmative Counselling Practitioner certified by MHI in collaboration with TISS. She has successfully completed Suicide Gatekeeper training and has volunteered with a suicide prevention cell in the past.

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Mini Nair is heading the business operation of LOG Pharma Packaging, Israel in INDIA. She is a domain expert in primary packaging for drugs and a USFDA guideline expert. She was the chairperson of the Internal Complaints Committee of Swiss Multinational. She has held various positions in associations like IMC, spoken as a woman leader in Pharma conclaves and mentored college students by way of lectures.

She is also vocal about gender empowerment, an antifa and racial discrimination at workplace. And tweets furiously at @minicnair

She is the author of an illustrated middle-grade children’s book, a biography of a noted pharmaceutical scientist, and a novel. Her story idea about illegal embryo sex selection became the basis for a film produced for the nonprofit organization Population First, Mumbai.

Her middle grade children’s book ‘Adventures of Aman, Avni and Jahaan ‘was an adventure thriller for middle school children

She also wrote the biography of B V Patel, a noted pharmaceutical scientist, who had founded the PERD centre in Ahmedabad.

She has been associated with Laadli, an initiative to save the girl child that was floated by Population First. Her story ideas were adapted into a film and in 2018, she along with Abha Singh, Kumar Ketkar and Manjul Bharadwaj released a white paper.’ The nuances of media on the Kathua rape case.

Two of her short stories were a part of the anthology of short stories, A cup of chai and other stories. Her novel, The Fourth Passenger, was reviewed by The Publisher’s weekly and is available at all American and Australian libraries. Shashi Tharoor described the novel as an inspiring read!

She has written for shethepeople.tv and is vocal about racial harassment. She also dabbles in poetry. She is an avid cook who resides with her family in Mumbai.

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Service Delivery Lead-POSH

Rutuja is a lawyer who specialises in POSH Law and gender laws compliance.
She completed her BA LL.B. from National Law University, Jodhpur in 2016 with an honours in Constitutional Law and her LL.M. in International Human Rights Law in 2020 from Central European University, Budapest.

Before joining The Outcast Collective, Rutuja was an independent litigator in the Bombay High Court and handled matters under the civil, criminal and writ jurisdiction apart from advising and appearing in more than 50 cases related to workplace sexual harassment.

Rutuja has provided POSH consultancy services to organizations of all sizes and demographics. She is experienced in conducting sessions for POSH awareness for leaders and teams at large, ICC training sessions, drafting POSH policies, case management and ACR filing.

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