Head of Human Resources | NEC Technologies India
Kashish, is a Human Resources Professional with 19 years’ experience in dealing with large and multiple businesses in the HR partnering role in the service industry in strategic and operational roles. She is an HR Generalist with Practitioner skills and strengths in creating robust people practices around Talent Development, Career Progression, Rewards & Recognition. She has a keen sense of metric orientation to build engagement practices for retention and organization impact for anchoring change. She possesses a strong acumen for Policy and Case Management aimed at smooth and process centric issue resolution.
She has done her MBA from K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research Mumbai University. She has also done an intensive coursework and Research in Organizational Development and employee engagement at Cornell University.
Prior to joining NTI she was working with Tata Communications. She has also worked in Cornell University IBM, ING Vysya and Modi Xerox in the course of her professional journey.
In her leisure time, she likes to do trekking and running.
Kashish will be speaking about:
Gender Diversity and Inclusion in Tech
Kashish talks about instead of things improving in gender diversity in technology, surveys and reports actually show that it’s decreased over the years. Kashish shares her view that we need to move to a more gender agnostic way of thinking. She also talks about the importance of engaging men in the journey. Her tips to women include becoming more aggressive when talking about and showcasing your achievements.
Taking Career Risks and Having a Plan
Kashish talks about the importance of setting career goals around the various milestones in your life. She opens up about the guilt and fear that she carried with her as a young mother. Her rituals for setting goals include creating to do lists every morning, sometimes during her morning run. Her running helps her prioritise tasks for the day. She shares her tips on how you shouldn’t try to be a superwoman, and you should share your goals and plans.