Priya Sawant: The Transformational Leader

By Anju Handa Published: 22 Apr, 2020

PRIYA SAWANT is an Educationist, Psychologist and Social Activist. She is also a very well-known motivational speaker. She is an Honorary Adviser to Sports Academy Association of India.

She has been awarded with Indian Women Convention Women Achievers Award for excellence in Inspirational Workshops for Healthy Mind Set. She is also the recipient of many other awards such as Humanity Award by A R Foundation, Woman Leader Award by UBS transformers, Women Excellence Awards India at Punjabi University, Patiala, Golden Indian Award by Healing Urja Foundation, Mein Hoon Beti Award,International Wonder Woman Award of the Elite Club, Humanity Achievers Award, Super Achiever Award 2017–18 by Mission news TV, etc.

She is an avid learner and holds a master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Psychology as well as Clinical Psychology. She is an alumnus of the Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi.

She is an adviser and consultant to several NGOs, Life mentor, and Motivational Speaker. She is a very dynamic, optimistic and multifaceted person. She has worked in various institutions and organisations all over India in various capacities.

Being a committed academician, she was Principal of Horizon School in Pune. In this role, she played a pivotal role in developing a positive mindset in students and parents and also in developing leadership qualities in students. She is passionate about helping people understand themselves and each other better. She is dedicated to helping individuals to achieve a new level of understanding in the way they think, behave and interact. Her life purpose is to work for peace, happiness and humanity.

Priya Sawant started her career as Research Scientist at Enar Chemicals, Mumbai,and later on worked in Raptakos, Brett& Co Ltd., Mumbai. She has worked with senior scientists of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for developing excipient formulations. She has worked as Post graduate teacher, coordinator, and administrator in various Educational institutions like Army schools, Kendriya Vidyalayas, Public schools, Coaching Institutes, etc. all over India.

Her paper on Stress management has been published in Social Sciences International Journal Vol. 3. Priya Sawant is a poet too. “Kavya Trisha” is a wonderful collection of her poems on life, time, and souls we meet during our life journey.Her poems reflect her positive outlook and convey her clear admiration for a meaningful life.

Mrs. Priya Sawant is constantly striving hard to cultivate “yes, you can do it” attitude in ladies and youngsters through her motivational workshops. She has focused her efforts to support individuals from all age groups and social strata for achieving success, peace and happiness in life. Her initiative Leading Ladies Foundation is based on the vision to utilise knowledge and wisdom of empowered women to empower people and contribute in social development.

She has conducted more than 250 workshops in the past few years and has successfully made an impact on more than 15,000 individuals. She is constantly working for empowering students, parents and women in general by her inspirational workshops. Her work is appreciated by many eminent personalities from various fields and educational Institutions. She has been a catalyst in transforming the lives of many.

Being an Army Officer’s wife, she considers herself fortunate enough to get the opportunity to work for various noble causes all over India. She strongly believes goodness and humanity do exist. One who realises and believes this, sees the world as a beautiful place and gets inspired to make the world better and work for peace and harmony. She herself was motivated and touched by the affection she received from many people. She says if you do good for others, goodness and love is what you get in return. She wants to promote and support every aspiring individual who is willing to put in necessary hard work to achieve success. Every year she tries to help underprivileged children get support for their education by providing books, stationery and other requirements for their studies.

Her Philosophy of Life:

Life is all about learning and gaining knowledge, utilising it for humanity and contributing for societal development.her poems on life, time, and souls we meet during our life journey. Her poems reflect her positive outlook and convey her clear admiration for a meaningful life.

Anju Handa

Mrs. Anju Handa is also the CEO and Director of Greens, a pre-school consultancy, and event management company, established in 1999. She is compiling a book on the inspirational success stories of all SHEconnects. She already wrote a book on Inspiring Entrepreneurs – “Journey from can I to I can” with 1st & 2nd edition. Her 3rd edition is coming up at global literary fest which narrates the inspiring stories of SHEconnects members. Her focus is to spread joy and love among them, which gives her tremendous satisfaction and happiness.