Dr. Ranjini Manian has spent over two decades as entrepreneur, cultural ambassador, author and philanthropist connecting global citizens to India. She currently serves as the Founder-Chairperson of Global Adjustments Foundation (a nonprofit organization) whose mission is to empower women and girls by providing them life leadership coaching through the ChampionWoman workshops in Schools, Colleges and Workplaces. Global Adjustments Foundation has touched over 100000 lives in disparate groups such as Corporate and Government workforce, entrepreneurs, teachers, police, soldiers and nurses. The Foundation’s goal is to maximise emotional, physical and leadership skills for a million women.
Prior to this, she was the Founder of India’s premier relocation and cross‐cultural services company – Global Adjustments and editor of India’s only free cultural magazine for global citizens – Culturama. She has helped over 450 companies such as Amazon, Apple, BMW, and Ford succeed in India, and has facilitated the cultural immersion of thousands of worldwide business families.
Dr. Manian has served on the Harvard Women’s Leadership Board and authored books such as “Doing Business in India for Dummies”, “Upworldly Mobile” and “Make it in India”. She studied psychology and French literature from Bombay University and Sorbonne University in Paris. She holds an honorary doctorate in literature recognising her leadership in promoting cultural understanding across the globe.
Rohini has international schooling experiences at Harvard, London Film Academy (LFA) and North Eastern University, Boston, USA. She believes financial independence is key to women’s empowerment. She strives to provide women with ample opportunities in the workforce, leading to confident economic independence. She walks the talk by spearheading a women-led leadership movement at Global Adjustments. She is committed to the legacy work of ChampionWoman.