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Sadhana Pasricha

Sadhana Pasricha

Delaware

Founder and President
Social Capital Consultants

Biography

Sadhana Pasricha is the founder and president of Social Capital Consultants, an international organizational research and training firm. She conducts research on organizations to assess their corporate culture and to develop strategies for successful organizational transformations. Pasricha completed her doctoral coursework at the University of Chicago after obtaining masters and M.Phil degrees from the Delhi School of Economics, India. For over twenty-five years she developed and taught numerous courses in sociology, research methods, management as well as a popular course called "Gender, Work and Society." She utilizes her academic, professional and cross-cultural experiences to give presentations at corporate training programs and at national and international conferences. By combining theory and practical strategies, Pasricha focuses on the design of social and management systems for generating and mobilizing social capital to facilitate organizational and individual success. She has given a TEDx talk on Social Capital.

Besides enjoying her academic and business activities, Pasricha is an active community leader. She has served as the chair of the Hockessin Montessori School Board and as a board member of the American Council on Education in Delaware Women in Higher Education, and the YWCA of Delaware. She has been an examiner for the Delaware Quality Award and was one of twenty adults selected nationally to participate in the Teen Women's Health Policy Summit.

In addition to successfully coaching her daughters, a medical doctor and a finance professional, Pasricha has also served as a faculty advisor for student organizations such as, Women in Business, International Students Association, and Minority Students Union. She has received four grants for organizing civic engagement projects that involved leadership training for college and high school students. The Delaware Division of Family Services has recognized Pasricha with the "Building a Village Award" for her work in youth health and leadership development.