A clinical psychologist, researcher, behavioural facilitator, self-made serial entrepreneur;
Divyanshu Ganatra’s, name is also synonymous with an IT geek, adventure sports enthusiast and a musician.
The founder of two organisations that he now heads, he is known amongst friends for always having something exciting up his sleeve and a quick sense of humour to boot.
He is trained in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and Adlerian therapy from Malta, Europe. He is a certified Extended DISC Assessor.
At Yellow Brick Road, a Learning and Development organization, Divyanshu dons the hat of a facilitator and educationist. He facilitates programs on Leading with Emotional Intelligence, Achievement Motivation: Drive For Results and Psychometric Assessments. Over the years, Divyanshu has worked with Leaders of Fortune 500 companies like Larsen & Tourbo, Mahindra & Mahindra, Hindustan Coca Cola, Citibank, Volkswagen, KPIT, Cognizant, Deloitte Tax Services, Adani Power, TATA Trent, ACI Worldwide Solutions Private Limited, to name a few.
Divyanshu is also a guest speaker at the University of Iowa, USA and Montclair University, USA.
Under the banner of his second venture, Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation, he is committed to promoting the cause of inclusion and awareness about issues of disability. Apart from facilitating thousands of disabled, as well as non-disabled, sports people to try their hands at accessible adventure sports, Divyanshu himself is India’s first blind solo pilot and recently completed the country’s first tandem cycling ride from Manali to Khardung La with a sighted partner.
Having received wide media recognition for his own story as well as the work of his organisations, Divyanshu is also the recipient of a host of awards including the National Award for the Welfare of Persons with Disabilities. He is a winner of multiple Awards for young leaders and achievers .
Divyanshu is always looking to use his voice to tell the story of personal growth, self-confidence, achieving individual targets independent of disability. “When I lost my eyesight to glaucoma at 19, they told me I could only make cane furniture. I’ve never made a chair in my life,” says Divyanshu. And thus the story begins…
Links of selected media coverage:
Divyanshu’s interview on Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi, hosted by Amitabh Bachchan (view from 35:50)
Divyanshu’s cycling expedition from Manali to Khardung La. The First Blind Tadem on the world’s highest motorable road.
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Adventures Beyond Barriers:
is a perception, belief and language expert. She has over 18 years of training and facilitation experience. She has completed her Masters in English Literature and an advanced certification in French.
She is passionate about teaching and believes in the process of facilitation. She works extensively in the field of, Communication and Language Development, Corporate Etiquettes, Presentation Skills, and Customer Orientation.
She has also completed her MS in Counseling and Psychotherapy, with training in Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. These trainings help her to understand the adult learning paradigm and behavior,
and help her towards customizing learning solutions. She has completed a certificate course in ‘10,000 Women Leadership And Management Program’ initiated by Goldman Sachs and ISB. She is a certified Cambridge University Examiner for BEC certifications.
In the past, as a HOD (English Dept.) at Indian Institute Of e-Business Management she has developed curriculum of Personality Development and Behavioral Skills modules according to the industry standards.
Some of her clients include Cognizant, Symantec, Eureka Forbes, LG, Accenture, TATA Motors, ACI World Wide, VERITAS, SMS Concast, Deutche Bank to name a few.
Apart from this, she is an avid reader. She also likes to dance and listen to music.