Rita Kakati Shah is an award-winning diversity, inclusion and career strategist, international speaker, and currently helms Uma – an International platform that empowers women looking to return to work, as well helps companies attract, retain and develop female talent in the workplace via diversity, inclusion and retention strategies. Rita started her career at Goldman Sachs in London where she was awarded the Excellence in Citizenship and Diversity Award during her 10 year career there. She is also a recipient of the King’s College London Distinguished Alumni Award. Rita transitioned into the healthcare industry, relocated to New York City where she took an almost 4-year career hiatus to raise her two children and founded Uma in response to her personal journey. Rita is also a regularly invited speaker at various academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies as well as global diversity and inclusion forums, such as UNESCO in Paris, Woman Who Matters in Moscow, Women in Finance in London, Women in Politics in Los Angeles and High Water Women in New York.
- CEO Hack: Being organized and scheduling off with my calendar
- CEO Nugget: Budget things out and have a business plan in place
- CEO Defined: Being in charge of my decisions