Parmesh Shahani

Parmesh Shahaniis the author of Gay Bombay: Globalization, Love and (Be)Longing in Contemporary India (2008) and Queeristan: LGBTQ Inclusion in the Indian Workspace (2020) which won the CK Prahalad Prize for Best Business Book (2021) and the Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity (2021). He heads the Godrej DEI Lab that aims to empower inclusion ecosystems both within and outside the Godrej group. He founded and headed (2011-2021) the Godrej India Culture Lab which examined the ever-changing nature of Indian society. He holds an MS in Comparative Media Studies from MIT and is a TED Senior Fellow, a Yale World Fellow, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.