District Governor (DG) Manjoo Phadke's career presents a fascinating canvass of
diligence, intelligence and brilliance.
Rtn Manjoo is a dedicated Rotarian since last 20 years and is a Charter Member of Rotary Club of Pune Deccan Gymkhana. She has served on 25 posts in the last 15 years in various avenues such as District Administration, Service Projects, Membership, Foundation, Leadership Development, Youth and has held important positions such as Assistant Governor, District Director, District Secretary, etc.
She has initiated brilliant concepts like ‘Satellite Club’, CSR Awards, International RYLA, IFRM (International Fellowship of Rotarians Musicians) Wellness Awards, NGO Conference and many more.
DG Manjoo is felicitated with prestigious awards such as “Avenues of Service Award”, Rotary Mahaguru, Most Impactful District Officer with Extraordinary Performance, Best AG, Best District Director etc.
She was also awarded with “Vocational Service Excellence Award” as well as Rana-Ragini Puraskar for her professional and social achievements.
DG Manjoo is a well-recognised motivational speaker and a professional trainer. She was invited at 15 other rotary districts as a trainer, key note speaker and a motivational speaker for various events and Rotary conferences.
She is also appointed on a South Asia Committee of Rotary Leadership Institute and is a certified faculty of RLI.
On the professional front, DG Manjoo is the founder & CEO of Tracon Management Services, a Corporate Training and Management Consultancy firm and also of SkillArbor Consultancy, a vocational education firm that is an Approved Training Partner of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).
She has trained more than 15000 trainees till now. She is also a freelance corporate consultant.
At a corporate level, Rtn Manjoo possesses rich experience in Branding, Marketing, Administration, and “Learning & Development”. Few of her corporate clients include Tech Mahindra, KPIT, Reserve Bank of India, Cipla, Emcure Pharma, Bank of Maharashtra, NeilSoft Technologies, PNG Jewellers etc.
She is Part of many professional Groups and an Ex-Member of executive committee of O-HR. She has played a leading part in instituting corporate events such as Super Achievers Awards, HR Excellence Awards, Global Entrepreneurship series, Brand Summits, Management Film Festivals at national and international level.
Rtn Manjoo has served as a member of Women Safety Committee under the Commissioner of Police, Pune and also mentors young Entrepreneurs at Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust.
Manjoo is a National and state Level Player in Athletics, Lawn Tennis and Kabaddi and is also an avid trekker and a mountaineer. She has been a part of Times of India’s competitive Women car rally and Rotary’s All women Car Rally. She loves to explore the world and has been to more than 35 countries so far. She is the first Resident Indian to be certified by American Council on Exercise, San Diago, USA.
She belongs to a much decorated family. Her father-in-law, Shri Gopalrao Phadke, was Dronacharya Awardee and a Padmashree. Her husband Vishwas is a very accomplished personality, a successful businessman, a wildlife enthusiast, an expert swimmer and an artist. Daughter Isha is MBA in Marketing and MA & Alankar in Kathak and is a professional Kathak Dancer. She has featured in a Marathi Film - "Ti Sadhya Kay Karte". Son-in-law, Ambar is an IT professional and a Visharad in Tabla. Recent addition of a lovely granddaughter, Antara, gives her a sense of completeness!
With her positive attitude, passion and cooperative nature Manjoo is extremely popular in fellow Rotarians and in all her friends’ circles.
In Rotary, she desires to see every Rotarian as a true brand ambassador emanating a sense of pride about Rotary. DG Manjoo also envisions establishing Rotary as the most preferred partner in service for corporates, thereby strengthening her vision towards developing a balanced society. Manjoo looks at District Governorship as a significant opportunity to inspire fellow Rotarians towards attaining these goals.