Ruchika Tulshyan

Ruchika Tulshyan is the founder of Candour, an inclusion strategy practice. She is a keynote speaker who has addressed audiences at NASA, Pixar, Microsoft, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, U.S. Congress and more.

Ruchika co-wrote a paradigm-shifting article, Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome for Harvard Business Review, with Jodi-Ann Burey. The article has over a million views, has been translated into multiple languages and is one of's top most 100 read articles in history, as well as the top 3 articles for the publication in 2021. Best of all, people all over the world have said it helped change their relationship with the concept of imposter syndrome!

Ruchika's book, 'Inclusion on Purpose: An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work" was described as “transformative” by Dr. Brené Brown and "The Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality in the Workplace" focuses on leadership strategies to advance women at work.

Ruchika is working on her next book, "Uncompete: Dismantling a Competition Mindset to Unlock Liberation, Opportunity, and Peace". She also writes regularly for the New York Times and Harvard Business Review on workplace equity. A former international business journalist, she is now often quoted in media.

In 2019, Ruchika was named to the Thinkers50 "On the Radar" list. She was also named to the Hive Learning list of Most Influential D&I leaders. Ruchika is Singaporean and has lived and worked on four continents.