Akanksha works on mental health and wellbeing, at the intersection of gender and identity, power and belonging, resilience and creativity, mindfulness and empathy.
Through an immersive mix of applied psychology, theatre-based techniques, storytelling and games, she helps people reflect, acquire new perspectives, and create small but significant shifts in their life and work trajectories. Being a part of people and organizational journeys and creating these tiny ripples is what gives her energy and meaning.
With more than a decade of training experience behind her, Akanksha has delivered programs for diverse organizations such as YES BANK, Edelweiss, Affle, TVS Logistics, YES Foundation, RPG Foundation, IL&FS, Beyond 8, RN Podar School, HLC International, and several others. She also consults with NGOs on large-scale wellbeing and education change projects.
Akanksha is a certified personal counsellor and drama-based instructor. With an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and a certificate in the Science of Wellbeing from Yale University, she brings an innate understanding of the business world into her wellbeing work with individuals and organizations.