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Padmakali Banerjee, Ph.D; FSIS-US

Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean Academics, Amity University Haryana, India

Dr Padmakali Banerjee is a thought leader, public speaker and Life Coach. She has a doctorate degree from the University of Delhi. Her current research interests include Optimism & Well Being, Curriculum Design and Leadership Development. She closely works with corporate functionaries holding leadership development workshops and training programs extending to array of industries including automobile, IT, oil and gas, FMCG and hospitality.  She heads Centre for BRICS Studies; a centre of excellence-practice, research and outreach at Amity. She is involved in strategic planning and leads the development and implementation of the university’s academic processes including the introduction of a flexible credit system, industry academic integration and internationalization. She pioneered the skill development programme at the university and has significantly contributed to the Indian Skill Development ecosystem.

Her book “The Power of Positivity - Optimism and the 7th Sense” published by SAGE is a popular choice globally.

Recipient of prestigious “2018 Greenbuild Leadership Award”.

Her research model PEROMA™ has been registered as a Trade Mark for imparting Counselling, Education and Training schedule amongst the organizations 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 corporates.

In her professional career, she has exhibited a passion for entrepreneurship by empowering youths 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.