Founder - CEO of SBY Academy, India's Leading Leadership Coach

“I am Yukti Kapoor Mehandiratta, an Erickson Certified Coach (ICF accredited) and Former Gladrags Mrs India (Runner up) offering Leadership & Etiquette coaching (personal) to individuals, experiential training to Corporates and Entrepreneurs, and Finishing courses to academic Institutions, I have seen how we have come in our own way to make it big in life (whatever big means to you).

As a Former Gladrags Mrs. India (Runner-up), and an Ex-Banker with Citi & Barclays, she has closely witnessed the gap between people’s capability to perform and ability to lead; and made it her mission to transform leaders, making every organization she coaches, a Great Place to Work through her venture SBY Academy LLP.

SBY Academy has served over 100+ Corporates and SMEs, impacting over 100,000 individuals, using experiential training workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions, conducted by top-of-the-class trainers and coaches with CSAT(customer satisfaction) score of 4.85 on a scale of 5, till date.

Yukti has been felicitated with Most Prominent Contributor towards Innovation 2023 by World Innovation Congress. She was also honored with Mumbai Woman Leadership Award 2021 by World Woman Leadership Congress. Yukti is recognized as among the Top 10 Most Inspiring Business Leaders of the Nation 2023 by Midday, Top 10 Most Dynamic Entrepreneurs 2021-22 by India Today, ANI News and Business Standard, and Top 10 Women Startup CEOs 2020 by a prestigious business publication called CEO Insights.  She has been awarded with National Woman Excellence Award 2018   extended by Indo European Chamber of Small and Medium Enterprises.

Yukti is ATL Mentor of Change' with Atal Innovation Mission; and mentors many Incubators supported by EWIT(Empowering Women in IT/ITES Industry), 100x.vc, IIM Lucknow, BITS Mesra, VNIT Chennai, IIIT Allahabad, etc. She sits in the Executive Committee of ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) and is an advisor and honorary member of Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, that works towards social development of our Youth. She has also served CFBP (Council for Fair Business Practices) as an Executive Committee member.

Yukti is a Reiki Master and leverages her practice of energy transformation as a healing & learning technique for our clients.

Yukti has also co-authored an Amazon best-seller book called From Gloom to Bloom, that showcases 12 inspiring stories of women leaders from across the globe. Inspired by her life, Rinku Paul and Puja Singhal have included her life journey in their authored book called Dare To Be, that features 14 fearless women entrepreneurs of the country. She has also been featured in prestigious media platforms such as, Forbes, Fortune India, Business Upside, Economic Times, India Today, Business Standard, Your Story, Smart Indian Women, Urban Asian, The Star in Me, Prayana  SheSights, Corporate Social Responsibility Magazine, Nayi Peedi and Dainik Bhaskar.

Yukti is blessed as a proud mother of her 11-year-old twins – Ayesha and Aryan. Her love for kids has been the motivation behind the passion with which she serves Angle Xpress Foundation – a platform dedicated towards grooming the underprivileged children as Leaders.

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