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“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.” — Mother Teresa

The above quote by Mother Teresa is one of my favorites and is a sentiment that resonates deeply with the spirit of inclusion. True inclusion isn’t merely about ensuring everyone has a seat at the table; it’s about fostering an environment where each individual feels valued, empowered, and capable of contributing their unique perspective and talents.

This philosophy aligns perfectly with the work we do at GS Lab | GAVS. Surrounded by the boundless potential of technology at our organization, I’m acutely aware of the power we hold to shape a truly inclusive future. This International Women’s Day, “Inspire Inclusion” isn’t just a theme; it’s a call to action, a reminder that together, we can build a world where everyone feels welcomed, supported, and empowered.

Diversity and inclusion are not just buzzwords; they are fundamental pillars of a thriving workplace culture. Studies have consistently shown that diverse teams outperform homogenous ones, leading to better decision-making, higher employee engagement, and ultimately, improved business outcomes. Yet, without inclusion, diversity’s true potential remains unrealized. Inclusion is about actively listening to different voices, embracing diverse ideas, and ensuring equal opportunities for all. When we prioritize inclusion, we create a sense of belonging where every individual can thrive and reach their full potential.

At GS Lab | GAVS, our commitment to diversity and inclusion, plays an integral role in our success. It is ingrained in our culture and core values of – Respect, Integrity, Trust and Empathy. By future-proofing the workforce in creating a safe and respectful work culture, we are working towards creating an inclusive work environment.

We celebrate the unique perspectives and talents that each team member brings to the table. By hiring from all regions across India, Middle East, US and UK, we ensure diversity of cultures. We provide equal opportunities for growth and development, ensuring High Performance Work culture is the guiding principle in our processes. Moreover, we understand the importance of representation at all levels of the organization. We are working to increase the representation of women in leadership roles, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because diverse leadership leads to better business outcomes. Being an inclusive and empathetic organization, we actively seek feedback from our colleagues, customers, and other stakeholders through multiple channels. We also thank our customers who join us in promoting our vision for diversity and inclusion initiatives by conducting Role Model Series, addressing our Top Talent and other inspirational initiatives for our colleagues.

Our commitment to inclusion goes beyond the walls of our office. As part of our ESG initiatives, we support the education of underprivileged through various initiatives. Diversity of perspectives go a long way in defining and solving problems of the world.

This International Women’s Day let’s use our collective voice to inspire inclusion, not just within our organizations, but across society. Let’s champion equal opportunities, dismantle barriers, and create a world where every woman, regardless of their background, can reach their full potential. Together, we can build a brighter future, not just for women, but for everyone.

Let’s #InspireInclusion, together.


    Sangeeta Malkhede, Chief Medical Information Officer at GS Lab