Radhika is the driving force behind IIWE As a seasoned serial entrepreneur, Radhika has effectively launched and managed businesses in New York, Silicon Valley, and Mumbai. Her understanding of organizational challenges and a human-centric approach to organizational strategy is enriched by over 25 years of dedicated study under esteemed yoga and meditation masters in India. Her background equips her to address people and workforce challenges holistically, enabling her to build “Psychological Capital,” also referred to as Inner Resources, which encompass an individual’s internal capacities. Collectively, these attributes represent a unique and often underutilized source of competitive advantage for organizations.
IIWE’s programs are firmly grounded in data-driven insights and analytics for workforce strategy and planning. This data equips organizations to make well-informed decisions, adapt their strategies, and optimize performance and employee experience by allocating resources where they are most needed, ultimately delivering clear business outcomes.
Radhika’s transformative approach empowers leaders to lead from their inner core and effect positive change in the world, enriching themselves on their journey. She has collaborated with various leaders, organizations, educational institutions, and offers valuable guidance to those striving to thrive and operate consciously in today’s demanding environments.
Furthermore, Radhika is a published author. Her book, “Just Breathe: The Most Powerful Tool for Self-Transformation,” offers profound insights and practical advice on harnessing the transformative potential of mindfulness and conscious breathing to cultivate presence and achieve personal growth and inner wellbeing.
She actively engages with businesses to set new standards for sustainable well-being and impactful leadership in today’s corporate landscape, dividing her time between New York and Mumbai.
Sridhar is a valuable member of the volunteer distinguished academic team at the Institute. He plays a crucial role in designing research projects, developing ethical research methodologies, establishing standards for data collection, and creating the philosophical construct of human health and well-being.
Sridhar has been at the forefront of health ethics and global health for over 25 years. He is an academic educator, researcher, and public/global health practitioner. At Harvard, he worked with the late Arjun Sengupta, UN Independent Expert on the Right to Development, in conceptualizing its philosophical and ethical framework. He was also a pioneer of the health and human rights movement as the first researcher at Human Rights Watch to examine HIV/AIDS and other health issues directly as human rights concerns.
Currently, Sridhar is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director at King's College London, Global Health Institute. He holds several degrees in a range of disciplines, including Political Philosophy (Ph.D., Cambridge), Public Health (MSc, Harvard), Sociology (MPhil, Cambridge), and International Relations (BA, Brown). He has won numerous awards, scholarships, fellowships, and grants.
Sridhar has also worked with a range of international organizations, including the World Health Organization, the Open Society Institute, the Population Council, and Doctors of the World-USA.
Vansa is a sociologist and demographer with expertise in social and behavioral measurement, program evaluation, and measuring the effectiveness of programs and policies on institutional culture and climate. She has over ten years of experience in survey construction, analysis, and impact assessment, with a focus on efficient and actionable data collection.
Vansa plays a crucial role in designing research projects, developing ethical research methodologies, and establishing standards for data collection and analysis. In her work, she is driven by two overarching questions: for whom, and under what conditions. The answers to these questions allow her to guide organizations toward maximizing their impact.
Vansa is currently completing her Ph.D. at Texas A&M University. She holds a BA from Trinity University and a Masters from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Alaokika Bharwani is a Clinically Trained Psychotherapist and Mental Health Consultant who has trained in India and the U.S. She has worked under some of the top professionals in the field, and has undergone specialty training at the premier Albert Ellis Institute, New York and the Beck Institute, Philadelphia in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Alaokika helps identify thinking, emotional, and behavioral patterns that impact a person's ability to cope with the ordinary demands of daily life. High stress, low mental health, and depression are often caused by limiting belief systems, unhappiness, and de-motivation.
She plays an integral role at the Institute IWE with advising on mental health data, and guiding the development of our interventions and strategies to support people in their journey to attaining high levels of mental-emotional-social health and well-being.
We are led by experienced practitioners, renowned academics, researchers and statisticians who provide guidance, education and training based on their expertise, thorough data analysis and a focus on measurable progress towards well-being.