Bhavik R. Shah
HE / HIM / HIS
Bhavik (ભાવિક) R. Shah is an award-winning activist, speaker, writer, and consultant at the intersections of mental health and DEIB. His expertise lies in forging transformative global culture change strategies that foster inclusion and dismantle systemic workplace inequities.
To empower all communities to feel psychologically safe and advocate for themselves.
How to amplify & support your AAPI employees to thrive in the workplace
This session addresses the urgent need for organizations to create a safe and inclusive environment for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) employees amidst rising hate crimes. Participants will gain practical strategies to build allyship, advocate for mental health and diversity resources, and overcome harmful stereotypes, fostering a truly supportive workplace culture.
Building an equitable & inclusive landscape for the LGBTQ+ community: Be an Ally all year round!
This session tackles the persistent discrimination faced by the LGBTQ+ community, emphasizing the urgent need for consistent support in the face of rising anti-LGBTQ+ legislation. Participants will learn strategies to create a truly inclusive workplace, focusing on inclusive language, combating power dynamics, and empowering self-advocacy for a safe and thriving environment.
Workshops & Consulting
Gen Z and the future of work: The impact of fostering culture change with agility
This session delves into the future of work for Gen Z, highlighting the significance of fostering agile cultural changes. Participants will gain insights on supporting leaders in creating sustainable work cultures, fostering collaborative success based on individual working styles, and building purpose-driven communities for overall thriving.
Bhavik (ભાવિક) specializes in guiding organizations toward transformative cultural change. Through strategic leader training, ERG enhancements, and data-driven approaches, Bhavik achieves sustainable work environments, emphasizing authentic change leadership and agile methodologies for impactful, measurable results.
“Our team worked with Bhavik to help develop a mental health program to best support our colleagues’ health, especially as we all navigated the pandemic. Bhavik’s balanced, thoughtful approach helped our core project team implement cross-company tactics to address culture and team dynamics. Additionally, he understood how important DEIB was to our organization and workforce, and helped address the needs of our diverse workforce through manager and individual-focused training. He’s a passionate leader driven to help organizations implement meaningful change.”
– Beth Anne McPheeters, Senior Director, Syneos Health
“It was a true pleasure to work with Bhavik for several months on a project focused on launching OLLY’s workplace mental health strategy. Bhavik clearly had a passion for the subject matter and was very attuned to our needs as a client. Bhavik was very collaborative and skillful as we together designed a training for our Leadership Team to champion our social mission effort. Bhavik facilitated a very successful day-long training where our Leadership Team actually didn’t want to end and the conversation sparked a whole new day of ideas and energy to carry into the company! I truly hope our paths will cross again!”
– Andrea Ronzani, VP, OLLY
“Bhavik has spoken at a number of our Wellbeing at Work Summits globally over recent years and his passion, knowledge and deep understanding of wellbeing and in particularly DE&I in the workplace is outstanding. His delivery style is natural and knowledgeable that creates an impact for all the clients that attend our Wellbeing Summits over the years. Bhavik’s lived experience, combined with his empathetic leadership, brings an authenticity to his workshops. Bhavik is an absolute joy to work with and I look forward to collaborating with him again in the near future!”
– Chris Cummings, Group CEO of Wellbeing, Work World
Bhavik (ભાવિક) R. Shah is an award-winning activist, speaker, writer, and consultant at the intersections of mental health & DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging).
Bhavik offers 16 years of demonstrated success within financial services, charter networks, and nonprofit foundations on a global scale.
Rooted in his Gujarati South Asian immigrant heritage and embracing his bisexual identity, Bhavik is a powerful advocate within the AAPI and LGBTQ+ communities.
His expertise lies in forging transformative global culture change strategies that foster inclusion and dismantle systemic workplace inequities.
Bhavik’s visionary leadership has received global accolades, and he is a featured contributor for Harvard Business Review & Fast Company.
Let’s collaborate to ensure a transformative experience.