Dr Lalitha Balakrishnan
M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women (Autonomous)
Chennai 600 034, India
- Dr. Lalitha Balakrishnan Educational Administrator with more than 30 years of experience.
- Principal, M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women (Autonomous)
- Member, Syndicate, University of Madras
- Member, General Council, National Accreditation and Assessment Council(NAAC)
- University Rank Holder and Gold Medalist in both graduation and post-graduation. Alumnus of Innovating for Excellence Program at IIM Ahmedabad.
- 52 publications in International and National journals, 3 books on Human Resource Management.
- Involved in several Youth Empowerment Initiatives.
- Invited by the US Department of State to visit USA under the prestigious International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).
- Visited Universities of Stanford, Harvard and Yale.
- Envisioned the launch of Centre of Excellence at M.O.P. Vaishnav College during its Silver Jubilee year.
- Entered into MOU with Kingston College, Lowell University-Bostton, Stuart School of Business-Illinois, Chicago and Vancouver Film School.
- Launched several initiatives to empower the girl child through ‘PENN KALVI’ projects. Eg: Mini Marathon, Vignan Dhaan(Computer Literacy) and Kaushal Dhaan (Skill Training).
- Won National Award for M.O.P. Community Radio on Disaster Management, Alcohol Rehabilitation and Women & Youth Oriented Programmes.
- Won the Best Teacher Award, Bharathi Kanda Pudhumai Penn Award, Eminent Woman Achiever Award and Role Model Award.