Friday Oct 20, 2023

U n’ I with Rashmi Shetty- ( Season 2 )Heena Saini

In keeping with the Divine Feminine celebrations and breast cancer awareness month, our guest this week is the inspirational Heena Saini.

Heena is a versatile and effervescent leader with global expertise and a passion for creating impact through collaborative and coaching leadership. A double MBA with Operations and Project Management specialization & and graduated in March 2022 from Cornell in Executive Management, she brings forth 21+ years of steadfast experience in IT program management, operations management, and people management. She has effectually orchestrated multiple global service transition projects with cross-functional and diverse culture teams. Catapulted several business process standardization initiatives for strategic alignment, which resulted in $2M in cost savings. Catering to the role of Senior Principal Program Manager, Advanced Customer Services with Oracle India Pvt. Ltd.

In a constant endeavor to mentor & coach budding professionals, she has impacted 1500+ lives as a pro-bono effort by sharing wisdom pearls of her collective professional & life experience. Being a Certified International Career Coach, Heena is driven to transform the lives of students & promising professionals who are eager to upskill themselves and bring forth a promising change in the ecosystem.

A breast cancer warrior, she was recently featured in TOI & Biocon’s “Stories of Hope”. She is an active contributor to the cancer awareness cause and works with multiple recognized platforms, hospitals, and support networks to make a difference in the lives of those battling this dreaded C. Had passionately led the Cancer Support Network (CSN, India Region) CSR at Cisco, to be the first one established in India in Feb 2020 and has amplified the awareness to 2500+ lives.

An ardent collaborator for women empowerment via "Corporate Diva", a flagship program on transforming women professionals into women leaders. She moderated a global summit in 2021 for Corporate Diva, which was a collaboration of 21 speakers from 12 different countries, the summit was aimed at transforming women professionals into women Leaders, by focusing on topics imperative for their professional growth.

Heena is an active public speaker. She was a dynamic toastmaster. She has been :

Awarded as “Women of Substance” in the “Women Changemaker” Category by WSN Network by “She Inspires Magazine & Hypedge Media & Events”

• Awarded as “Women of the Future” by All India Women Achievers Award (AIWAA-2022) organized by Twell Magazine, India's largest Women Empowerment Program.

• Awarded as “Emerging Women Leader in Skill Development” by International Inspirational Women Awards (IIWA-2022) organized by GISR Foundation, in April 2022

• Facilitated by Karnataka Cancer Society, during the address to Bangalore's one of the infamous colleges final year students (250+) in August 2019 on cancer awareness.

Listen in as Heena shares her battle and how she is thriving in the world today as an inspiration to everyone she meets.

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