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Leading Voice in Shaping Inclusive Wellbeing


Ruhee Megani (she/her) is an in-demand facilitator and public speaker, boasting over 11 years of awe-inspiring experience. With an insatiable curiosity, Ruhee's straightforward demeanor is a force in the discourse surrounding inclusion, equity and wellbeing. As the visionary founder of Australia's premier inclusive facilitation agency - Allied Collective, she champions every perspective, voice, and idea, elevating leaders & organisations towards their equity goals through unparalleled training and workshops.

Ruhee's intellectual prowess, backed by psychology and business management, spans across diverse industries - from advertising and sports management to technology and retail, leaving her indelible mark. Adept at working with esteemed entities such as Ascension Magazine, Ogilvy, Lenovo, Lululemon, Monash University, Arup, Migration Council of Australia, and WiCys (Women in Cybersecurity), she breathes life into every engagement.

Beyond her professional achievements, Ruhee's passion extends to being a Yoga teacher, infusing her work with a profound understanding of wellness philosophy, setting her apart. Known as sunshine incarnate, she wields her zeal as a potent agent of change, significantly impacting the realms of inclusive facilitation & wellbeing. With a steadfast vision, she strives to create a world where equity is the norm, driven by her wit, skills, persistence, and unapologetic candour. Prepare to be energized in her presence.

Talking Points

Inclusive Leadership - Accelerated

We live in a world where the need for inclusive leaders has never been more urgent. Inclusive leadership skills are necessary to manage diverse teams effectively and create an environment where everyone thrives. Ruhee opens your mind to diverse perspectives and experiences, they are better able to understand complex issues and make informed decisions. In this session, we define what inclusive leadership is, why it's important in today's diverse workplaces, and how to become a truly inclusive leader. Ruhee also highlights real-world examples of inclusive leadership and showcases successful companies and leaders who prioritize diversity and inclusion.

Who is the session for: senior executives and people leaders.

Key Takeaways:
- A deep understanding of inclusive leadership and its importance.
- Being able to identify gaps in elements of individual inclusive leadership skills through tangible exercises and explore tools to bridge the same.
- Better decision-making, employee engagement, and productivity through the lens of inclusion, to unlock potential from diverse perspectives.

Reclaiming your Energy and Pvercoming Burnout

In this talk on burnout, Ruhee aims to provide practical tips and strategies for individuals who are experiencing or are at risk of burnout. The talk will cover the signs and symptoms of burnout, as well as its causes and the impact it can have on individuals and organizations. The attendees will learn practical ways to manage and overcome burnout, including self-care techniques, stress reduction methods, and effective communication strategies. The talk will also provide guidance on how to create a supportive and healthy work culture that can prevent burnout from happening in the first place. By attending this talk, individuals will gain insights and tools to help them lead a more balanced and fulfilling life, both at work and at home.

Who is the session for: managers and people leaders, HR professionals, entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Key Takeaways:
- Understanding the root causes of burnout
- Practical techniques for managing burnout
- Strategies for creating a healthy work culture

How Yoga philosophy creates more culturally intelligent and efficient leaders.

We know the world of Yoga to mainly comprise of physical poses or asanas. But what if I told you this 5000 year old treasure trove of wisdom provides concepts and learning in leadership that is now being backed by science?

In this interactive workshop, Ruhee delves into the ancient wisdom of Yoga and over 11 years of Yoga philosophy experience, unveiling its practical applications in fostering cultural intelligence and enhancing leadership efficiency. Drawing on principles of mindfulness, self-awareness, and empathy, participants will embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth, empowering them to become more inclusive, compassionate, and effective leaders.

Who is this session for:
This session is tailored for professionals from diverse backgrounds seeking to strengthen their leadership acumen and cultivate a more inclusive and harmonious work environment. Leaders, managers, executives, and anyone interested in personal development and mindful leadership will find immense value in this workshop.

Key Takeaways:

- Cultivate cultural intelligence: Learn how to navigate cultural nuances with sensitivity and respect, fostering a more inclusive workplace culture that embraces diversity and harnesses the collective strength of your team.

- Mindful leadership: Gain insights into the practice of self-awareness and mindfulness, enabling you to lead with clarity, emotional intelligence, and purpose, while managing stress and adversity with resilience.

- Empathy in action: Discover the transformative power of empathy in building meaningful connections with team members, fostering trust, and creating an environment where everyone feels valued and heard.

- Harnessing Yoga Philosophy: Unlock the timeless wisdom of Yoga philosophy, incorporating its principles into your leadership style to promote balance, ethical decision-making, and long-term sustainability.
Ruhee’s passion and experience shine when she is facilitating. I’ve had the opportunity to take part in several sessions that Ruhee has hosted - from groups of 30 individuals to upwards of 100. In every session, the result is the same: Ruhee creates an open space for people to learn, engage, ask questions, and feel heard. With more events and meetings happening virtually, it is increasingly challenging to facilitate content or deliver training that is both engaging and instructive, but Ruhee does so consistently. Lululemon

Ruhee guided our company to better understand the unique role that human resources professionals play in enabling a firm to be anti-racist. Her extensive understanding of inclusive talent management processes and how to engage others in conversations about race are inspiring. The Allied Collective program takes what are difficult conversations and topics and facilitates personal and group reflections on them in a safe environment. This knowledge program inspires change at both individual and organizational levels.


Ruhee was super informative and with some excellent actionable steps. We loved the depth and breadth of what was covered and it challenged our thinking on this topic - thank you!

Victorian Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
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