Viji Hari is the Co-founder, CEO of KelpHR. Expert in Diversity and Inclusion, Prevention of Sexual Harassment at workplace.


With 19+ years of industry experience in MNC’s in India & USA, she has Co- Founded KelpHR in 2013 and authored the book BCC:Behind Closed Cubicles. She did her Gender Diversity programme from INSEAD and has hosted India’s first Online Diversity Summit (www.onlineDiversitySummit.com). Prior to KelpHR, Viji worked with Infosys for 13 years.


Viji’s aim is to impact not just a brand but also productivity and work culture – the values of the organisation. An active blogger and columnist on various online HR forums while also being third party on the POSH Internal Committee in many companies including ITC Group, IBIS/Novotel, Aveva, nThrive, Bank Bazaar, Furlenco, Xiaomi etc. She has conducted awareness workshops for brands like Infosys, Telenor, Volvo, Thoughtworks, Societe Generale, IDFC and many more.


As part of KelpHR, she has conducted industry survey and also pioneered in hosting India’s first industry awards – “KelpHR PoSH Awards” to felicitate organisations that create safe and inclusive workplaces.


She is also the recipient of  the “ILDC Women’s Excellence Award” in 2020 and  “Homepreneur Award, 2018”


Passionate about this topic and the social causes pertaining to women and children. She loves reading and travelling the world to explore and experience the local culture, food, people and places.


Connect with Viji on Linkedin or Facebook. Do share your feedback, stories and experiences on this topic at viji@vijihari.com