Sugandha Chapman

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Sugandha (Sig) is a multi-passionate leader that loves the intersection of human-centered design, purpose and technology to drive diversity, equity and inclusion and create working environments where every human can flourish and thrive. A credentialed organisational and life coach with post-graduate studies in social impact and women’s executive leadership and wellbeing, Sig brings almost 20 years of experience across corporate consulting, the NFP sector, and the tech start-up sector to create impactful learning experiences to optimise practical inclusion and belonging, team effectiveness and innovation, conscious leadership development, courageous conversations, and coaching.

Her experience in DEI includes building out core DEI strategy, partnering with progressive organisations across APAC to enable leaders to build innovative, inclusive, and productive workplace cultures.

Throughout her career, Sig has been known for her positive attitude, energy, and her passion for people. Sig’s goal is to connect ambitious leaders of change with their best version of themselves, and her easy-going, human-centered approach enables them to catalyse the long-term, powerful changes they seek in their being, business, and world.

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Sugandha Chapman (or Sig!) is an expert in navigating challenges related to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with almost 20 years of experience in consulting, non-profit, startup, and tech industries. She’s worked with leaders of global and national firms such as Coca Cola, Amazon Web Services, and Nike to drive systemic change towards a more inclusive culture.

Passionate about gender and racial equity, especially in the tech and STEM sector, she also serves as a sought-after public speaker on topics related to DEI, leadership, gender equity, wellbeing, and neurodiversity.

Currently, as Senior Manager of Client Delivery at Inkling Group, Sugandha partners with leaders globally to provide strategic advisory services and world-class leadership programs that empower organizations to view DEI as a business strategy, not just a social responsibility. Inkling Group has partnered with various organizations across the world, including Woolworths, Telstra, Commonwealth Bank, Compass Group, TPG Telecom, BBC Studios, & Atlassian, to help create a diverse, inclusive, and thriving workplace.

To learn more the work she’s doing at Inkling and how she can support you or your organization towards transformative change, connect with Sugandha on LinkedIn.