Avanti Parulekar

State President, Maharashtra Agriculture Council


“Go with the flow but keep reins in your hand; and do not hesitate to break the flow when you don’t vibe with it” – Avanti Parulekar Avanti is balancing multiple roles of being a HR Leader, an Agriprenuer, an Artist and a part of the worldwide Lean-In movement. She is very passionate about everything she does. Avanti has managed to scale a full spectrum of human resources programs, services and functions in a matter of 8 years. Her strong understanding and hands-on experience in training & development, talent management, employee engagement and business partnering has helped her elevate herself to this position at which she today stands. Avanti started her career with Star India as an L&D specialist and then became a Business Partner. She was leading the Employee Engagement vertical for all locations. Later moved on to work with the Hinduja Group as a part of the Group HR team. As a part of her stint with the Group, she also did a secondment with the Media Business of the group. After 7 years of HR experience, Avanti decided to pursue her passion of farming. She has been involved in Organic Farming ever since. Once the organic farming activities were successfully setup, she joined Quantiphi Analytics as a Lead- HR Business Partner for one of their products. Currently, Avanti is leading the HR Operations and Engagement vertical in Quantiphi Analytics for the whole organization. She has a team of talented, creative and ambitious young HRs who strive to automate HR processes and foster a collaborative and lively working culture. Avanti is a Leader in Lean In - Women at Work, which aims to increase women representation in the workforce and enable them to propel forward in their careers.

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