Corporate:

  • Conferred the “Indian HR Champion of the Year, 2019” award by Morpheus Enterprises as part of the Indian HR Summit & Awards 2019 on July 26,2019 in Mumbai.
  • Received the “ Indian Business Woman of the Year, 2019 ” by Morpheus Enterprises as part of Indian Business Women Conference & Awards, 2019 on March 15,2019 in Mumbai.
  • Conferred the “ Senior Woman Professional Award ” by NFED (National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development), Coimbatore on March 8,2019.
  • Received the “ILDC-AMP Women Excellence Awards 2019 for Learning & Development ” on March 8,2019 in Hyderabad.
  • Conferred the “Award for Excellence in Human Resource Development (HRD) ” by Venus International Foundation on February 23, 2019 in Chennai as part of Women in Leadership Award Series.
  • Conferred the “HR Leader & Author” HDM(Human Resource Development & Management) Award 2018 by IHRC (Indian HR Convention) on December 15,2018.
  • Received the "Best HR Trainer Award” conferred by ICBM-School of Business Excellence, Hyderabad and Academy of Management Professionals, India on November 24, 2018.
  • Received the "Woman Achiever Award 2018” on the occasion of International Woman’s Day 2018 by Indian Women Convention (IWC).
  • Received the "Young Woman Achiever Award” on the occasion of International Woman’s Day 2017 by BNI & Hira Trust.
  • Conferred the "MTC Global Outstanding Corporate Award for Excellence in Human Resources” during the 6th Annual Global Convention –SANKALP 2016 in Bangalore on September 17,2016 .
  • Conferred the "30 WOMEN SUPER ACHIEVERS AWARD" by World HRD Congress 2013 & Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad in Mumbai on February 16, 2013.
  • Conferred the " ACHIEVER OF EXCELLENCE AWARD (2012-2013)" by Bombay Management Association (BMA) in collaboration with IBS Business School & India Society for Training & Development (ISTD) in Mumbai on October 20,2012.
  • Received special honour for contribution to "Management Education" in the country at the Industry Institute Partnership Summit in Pune by Bharati Vidyapeeth University & Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship Development on September 15, 2012.
  • Conferred the "WOMAN LEADERSHIP AWARD" for BFSI(Banking, Financial Services & Insurance) Sector instituted by Institute of Public Enterprise (IPE), Hyderabad, endorsed by Asian Confederation of Business & Stars of the Industry Group” in Mumbai on June 30,2012.
  • Conferred the " HR SUPER ACHIEVER AWARD" by STAR NEWS at the 20th World HRD Congress 2012, Mumbai as part of the "HR & Leadership Awards" for Excellence in Human Resources Development at a glittering award ceremony on February 16, 2012.
  • Conferred the " WOMAN SUPER ACHIEVER AWARD " at the 6th Employer Branding Awards (Regional Round) on December 17, 2011 @ Indira Group of Institutes, Pune.
  • Trained Executive Life Coach by ODA (OD Alternatives)- CFL(Coach for Life).
  • Received the WILL (Women in Leadership) trophy & certificate from convener of WILL Ms. Poonam Barua in May 2009.
  • Finalist nominee in 2003 for the Global HR Passion, Courage & Ability Awards for excellence in HR.
  • First member from the Global HR team to win the Insanely Customer Challenge Award in Monsanto in 2002 & first in Asia Pacific too.
  • Designed & Launched a Career Self Reliance Program for employees of Monsanto with the help of 2 trainers- Harriet Hall (USA) & Geeta Patil (India).
  • National Eligibility Test (NET) Scholar- passed in 1996, (Eligible for UGC lecturer posts in colleges & universities).
  • Designed, implemented & trained employees on a Performance Management System for a new merged company with Prof. T.V. Rao.
  • Helped in conducting two workshops on Change Management with Rossabeth Moss Kanter.
  • Conducted Employee ship Training with Claus Moller, TMI, U.S
  • Won first prize for Summer Project- “Telescoping the Compressor Business Organisation for Shriram Refrigeration India Ltd., in 2000 A.D.” at PRERNA-1995, All India Summer Project Contest, organised by NITIE, Mumbai.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Independent Director at Rajratan Global Wire Limited, July 2019 onwards.
  • Independent Director at T.S Alloys Ltd., 100% subsidiary of Tata Steel (2015-2018).
  • Elected Member of National Executive Board of NHRDN for the period 2013- 2015.
  • TREASURER of NHRDN, Mumbai Chapter for the period April 2012- March 2015 & core member of the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
  • Co-Chairman of NHRD, Mumbai Chapter of Task Force on "INCLUSION OF GEN Y AND DIVERSITY", 2011-12.
  • Industrial Panelist as part of the team at www.talentbridge.co.in
  • Invited Member of IAN(Indian Angel Network) Mentor Network ( www.IndianAngelNetwork.com) supported by Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt of India.
  • Member of CII Western Region CSR & Community Development Sub-Committee 2009-10.
  • Member of “WILL Forum” (Women in Leadership).
  • Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) conferred by AIMA, New Delhi in the field of General Management.
  • Member of Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), New Delhi.
  • Member of National HRD Network.
  • Member of All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi.
  • Member with Mumbai Chapter of National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), Calcutta.
  • Associate Fellow of SUMEDHAS- Academy of Human Context.

Other Professional Interests:

  • Represented as an Expert Speaker under the “Leaders & Leadership” Section of India Speakers Bureau”, http://www.indiaspeakersbureau.in/aparna-sharma/
  • Leadership Council member of NCBA (Networking Council of Business & Academia).
  • Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Services Research (JSR), Vedatya Institute.
  • Member of Board of Studies( BOS) @ GNIMS Business School- Guru Nanak Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.
  • Business Advisory Council member @ Great Lakes College, Gurgaon.
  • Advisory Board Member of Centre for Diversity Management and Inclusion(CDMI) @ K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai.
  • Member of Board of Studies( BOS) for MBA HR program @ School of Business-NMIMS, Mumbai.
  • Visiting faculty on HR/OB subjects to Management students in Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Welingkar Institute of Management, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai etc.
  • Facilitator for Written Tests, Group Discussions & Personal Interviews for B-School Entrance exams.
  • Guest Lectures at TISS, SIBM, SIMS- Pune, IES-Mumbai,MET-Mumbai, ISB&M,FMS-Delhi etc.
  • Internship/Research project guide for students in HR programs/diplomas.
  • Reviewer of papers for PRERNA 2000-International Competition of Summer Projects for Management Students conducted by National Institute for Training & Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai.
  • Member of various Panel Discussions on Live HR issues conducted by Times Group, NITIE & TISS.
  • Part of Interview Panel for final selection of Students for MBA Program, (2001-03) at SIMS, Pune.
  • Participated in R.D Aga series of Leadership in 2002 in SIBM, Pune & addressed students & delegates on “DARE TO DIFFER”.
  • Participated in Focused Group Discussion (FGD) at Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila in 2004 on “FUTURE OF WORK”.
  • Attended “Creating Women Business Leaders” program – part of WILL Forum at Infosys Leadership Institute, Mysore in May 2009.

Publications:

  • Author of Book titled “Reality Bytes- The Role of HR in Today’s World”- English and Hindi.
  • Author of Book titled “Between U & Me”- English.

School and College:

  • Participated in Sports, all extra curricular activities from Kindergarten onwards.
  • Sports included- Kho- Kho, Table Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Hockey, Football, Short Jump, Javelin & Disc Throw etc.
  • Participated in Poetry recitation, Elocution, Quiz, Fancy Dress, Song & Dance competitions, Drawing-Painting etc.
  • Won General Proficiency in Academics every year from secondary school to graduate school.
  • Participated & won first prize in Hindi Vyakaran (Grammar) competition in inter school competition in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Won Prizes for Quizzes, Elocution, Essay-writing (Inter-school & college) up to State level).
  • Was selected “House Captain” in Class IX & XI. Led quarter of the secondary school section in various academic & extracurricular activities.
  • “Able Administrator Award” in National Service Scheme (N.S.S.) in college.
  • Was selected for RDC (Republic Day Camp) as part of NSS at state level (Madhya Pradesh). Was trained in Bhopal & Pachmarhi for the parade.
  • “All-Rounder Award” of the passing out batch in College (final year).
  • Participated in all college & inter-college activities very actively & won about 30 odd certificates in them.