Vasu Primlani is among the most powerful comedians in the world in her industry and intellectual prowess. She is the recipient of the Nari Shakti (woman power) award, making her the first comedian in history to receive Presidential honours in India.
Vasu is an award-winning international stand-up comedian, inspirational speaker, corporate trainer, business school and green design professor as well as an ironman level triathlete, somatic therapist, and environmentalist. Vasu lives with the belief that every action must be an achievement. She is a somatic practitioner who works with victims of Child Sexual Abuse, Autism and ADHD, has practised Russian ballet, swum in the ocean with dolphins, taught rock climbing and completed 5,000 km swimming, biking and running in 9 months (a distance from India to Australia). She is also among the most awarded Indian environmentalists in the world. As a motivational speaker, she speaks on developing management skills and interpersonal skills, sustainability and diversity among others. She makes her sessions interesting by communicating with the tool of stand-up comedy as well.
Vasu was the Founder and Executive Director to an environmental non-profit in the US for 13 years and had enabled the organisation to achieve financial benefit through her innovative approach. She implemented a similar innovative approach in India with hotels, serving as the Director of Ecotel Hotels and also saved a leading chain of luxury hotels Rs 27L INR per property with a single no-cost measure.
In the corporate world, Vasu has lectured and trained at Accenture, Axis Bank, TCS Bangalore and has also conducted training sessions at esteemed universities like UCLA, UC Berkeley, Michigan, Bennett College for Women and the Xavier Institute of Management (Bhubhaneshwar).