Prof. Parikh is an M.Ed from the University of Rochester, New York USA and received her Doctorate from Gujarat University. She was a faculty at IIM-Ahmedabad for over 30 years and Dean from 2002 to 2005 apart from having taught at INSEAD, Fontainebleau (France) and Texas A&M University. She has specialized in organization development and design, and institution building.
Currently, she is the President of Antardisha, a private entity creating a space for individuals and organizations to have a dialogue for self-discovery, and to reflect on past and renew themselves for the future. She is also the Founder President of FLAME, Pune where she has been involved in creating the academic vision of holistic & liberal education and in shaping the institute. She has been a consultant and has conducted diagnostic studies focusing on leadership and institution building in many public, private and multinational organizations.
Prof. Parikh has been honoured with several lifetime achievement awards both nationally and internationally. She has written numerous articles published in national & international journals and is the co-author/author of several books.