Learn More About Ruchika Tulshyan
Ruchika Tulshyan (Roo-CHEEK-ah Tool-SHE-yan) is an award-winning inclusion strategist and CEO and founder of Candour, which works with organizations to create diverse teams and inclusive cultures.
Tulshyan is a keynote speaker and former business journalist who has addressed audiences at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pixar, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, U.S. Congress and more. She writes regularly for the New York Times and Harvard Business Review (HBR) on workplace inclusion and equity. Her second book “Inclusion on Purpose” (MIT Press) was published in March 2022.
Tulshyan co-wrote a paradigm-shifting article, “Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome” for HBR, with Jodi-Ann Burey. The article has over a million views, has been translated into multiple languages, and is one of HBR.org’s top 100 most read articles in history, as well as the top 3 articles for the publication in 2021. Find it in “You, the Leader,” a book published by HBR Press. Best of all, people all over the world have said it helped change their relationship with the concept of imposter syndrome!
Tulshyan is on the Thinkers50 Radar list, a 2022 LinkedIn Top Voice for Gender Equity to Follow, and the 2022 recipient of the Jeanette Williams Award in recognition of her leadership and impact in the Seattle area.
Tulshyan holds degrees from the London School of Economics and Columbia University and is an alumnus of the Young American Leaders Program at Harvard Business School. She also serves on the Seattle Women’s Commission and on the founding editorial team of women-run-and-funded media website, The Establishment.
Ruchika Tulshyan is available to advise your organization via virtual and in-person consulting meetings, interactive workshops and customized keynotes through the exclusive representation of Stern Speakers & Advisors, a division of Stern Strategy Group®.
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