Mandar Apte

Hello,
I am Mandar Apte.

Hello,
I am Mandar Apte.

Thought Leader, Social Innovator, Meditation Teacher and Storyteller.

I collaborate with changemakers, leaders and organizations to reimagine their purpose & impact.

Hello,
I am Mandar Apte.

Amidst multiple crises including a global pandemic, climate change, inequalities and loss of trust;
It is imperative that Leaders & Organizations must reinvent themselves.

Now is the time to

Take Action,Be Bold,Reimagine Purpose,Be The Change

Testimonials

Uplifting Communities

Todd-Hanson

Todd Hanson

VP, Center for Engaged Philanthropy
Orange County Community Foundation
‘Thank you for making your program available for Orange County and for all that you do to promote peace’

Uplifting Communities

LAPd Chief Moore

Chief Moore

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)
‘We value the work of Mandar in our City of Angels’

Inspiring Leaders

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Ron Davis

Father of Jordan Davis
Founder, Jordan Davis Foundation
‘I am going back from India, with such deep knowledge about the ‘Self’ ..the SKY breath meditation exercises have helped me release negative thoughts. There is an inner strength inside us. We need to cultivate that .’

Inspiring Leaders

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Scarlett Lewis

Mother of Jesse Lewis
Founder, Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement
‘India has truly grounded me. During the trip with Mandar, I felt the most hope since my personal tragedy because there was so much love that I received here.’

Transforming Organizations

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Russ Conser

Former Manager
Shell Gamechanger
‘Mandar is a uniquely special human being – I highly recommend tapping his talents and vision if you’re interested in driving broader changes in society via efforts that put people at the core.’

Transforming Organizations

Naomi Garder

Naomi Gardner

Innovation Director
Saputo Inc.
‘Mandar has helped me to learn how breathing exercises can help relax and calm my mind – and in those moments of calm, we have the access to inspiration and insights – his workshop gave new direction to my life’

Inspiring Leaders

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Gib Bulloch

Founder, Craigberoch Business Decelerator
Former Partner, Accenture Development Partnerships
‘I encourage leaders and intrapreneurs to take Mandar’s leadership program and give yourself the space to be creative and for good ideas to flourish.’

Inspiring Leaders

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Sola Winley

EVP & Chief DEI Officer
Major League Soccer
‘Mandar leads by example, consistently encouraging me to put my well-being first. The SKY breathing exercises he taught, are a regular part of my routine and available to all leaders who are earnest in their desire for peace and prosperity’
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PURPOSE CONSULTANCY
One to One Chat

One-to-One session to explore strategies for transforming your leadership, impact and purpose

BE THE CHANGE
Online Educational Module

An online module to improve your mental wellbeing and resilience

LEAD WITH PEACE & PURPOSE
Leadership Workshop

A leadership development workshop using meditation practice to transform your “inner game”

PURPOSE INNOVATION LAB
Innovation Workshop

An experiential innovation workshop for an organization to reimagine its purpose and impact

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FROM INDIA WITH LOVE
Leadership Development Through Immersive Travel

Join our curated journeys to India to transform your leadership and impact

CITIES4PEACE
Peace Consultancy For Cities

Build the capacity of leaders, and organizations to actively promote mental wellbeing, and peace in your community

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Thought Leadership Blogs

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Awards & Recognitions

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Honoured by Chief of
Los Angeles Police Dept. (LAPD)
for the work done to enhance Community Police Relations
Accenture Ashoka
Intrapreneur Award

for delivering an innovation learning program at Shell using meditation

Award for the Advancement of Dharmic Arts & Humanities

for promoting India's culture & wisdom
from the Hindu American Foundation

Gallery

Mandar won the 2018 Award for the Advancement of Dharmic Arts & Humanities from the Hindu American Foundation
Mandar won the 2018 Award for the Advancement of Dharmic Arts & Humanities from the Hindu American Foundation
Mandar with Mrs. Omble and her daughter at the special award ceremony held during the auspices of the World Summit on Countering Violence & Extremism (Mumbai 2018)
Mandar with Mrs. Omble and her daughter at the special award ceremony held during the auspices of the World Summit on Countering Violence & Extremism (Mumbai 2018)
Mandar with participants of the inaugural World Summit for Countering Violence and Extremism, held at Art of Living Center, Bengaluru Oct 2018
Mandar with participants of the inaugural World Summit for Countering Violence and Extremism, held at Art of Living Center, Bengaluru Oct 2018
Mandar with honorees of the Medals of Honor ceremony that he had hosted during the World Summit for Countering Violence and Extremism. Pic includes Mumbai police families of Constable Omble, Inspector Salaskar, executives from Taj hotels and all international guests from various law enforcement agencies from USA
Mandar with honorees of the Medals of Honor ceremony that he had hosted during the World Summit for Countering Violence and Extremism. Pic includes Mumbai police families of Constable Omble, Inspector Salaskar, executives from Taj hotels and all international guests from various law enforcement agencies from USA
Mandar honoring Frank Straub (Director, National Police Foundation, and former NYPD 9/11 hero)
Mandar honoring Frank Straub (Director, National Police Foundation, and former NYPD 9/11 hero)
Mandar with Chief Geier (Albuquerque Police Dept) after leading a meditation workshop for APD officers
Mandar with Chief Geier (Albuquerque Police Dept) after leading a meditation workshop for APD officers
Mandar with law enforcement agency representatives from EUROPOL after film screening and meditation workshop hosted at the German Embassy in Washington DC
Mandar with law enforcement agency representatives from EUROPOL after film screening and meditation workshop hosted at the German Embassy in Washington DC
Mandar with staff at Pfizer Labs in San Diego after conducting a session on Mindful Leadership
Mandar with staff at Pfizer Labs in San Diego after conducting a session on Mindful Leadership
Mandar honored by Mayor Brede (Rochester Minnesota) and Capt Evenson of Rochester Police Dept. for hosting them as part of the delegation to India
Mandar honored by Mayor Brede (Rochester Minnesota) and Capt Evenson of Rochester Police Dept. for hosting them as part of the delegation to India
Mandar with Adrienne Newsom, Director of GRYD Foundation and her staff after the meditation class for GRYD staff in Los Angeles
Mandar with Adrienne Newsom, Director of GRYD Foundation and her staff after the meditation class for GRYD staff in Los Angeles
Mandar presenting his transformational work in Los Angeles to Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles
Mandar presenting his transformational work in Los Angeles to Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles
Mandar with Cheryl Lawson and her father, Rev. Bill Lawson – Civil Rights Leader and friend of Dr. King
Mandar with Cheryl Lawson and her father, Rev. Bill Lawson – Civil Rights Leader and friend of Dr. King
Mandar in deep conversation with
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar,
Founder Art of Living Foundation
Mandar in deep conversation with
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar,
Founder Art of Living Foundation
Mandar with LAPD Deputy Chief Labrada – at the 68th UN Civil Society Conf in Salt Lake City presenting the case study of the work done to enhance public safety and public health in Los Angeles
Mandar with LAPD Deputy Chief Labrada – at the 68th UN Civil Society Conf in Salt Lake City presenting the case study of the work done to enhance public safety and public health in Los Angeles
Mandar’s film ‘From India With Love’ was premiered at Paramount Studios by the Community Relations Division of the Los Angeles Police Dept (LAPD) in April 2018
Mandar’s film ‘From India With Love’ was premiered at Paramount Studios by the Community Relations Division of the Los Angeles Police Dept (LAPD) in April 2018
Mandar with Dr. Carson at Stanford University. Mandar is an honored member of the prestigious Gandhi King Global Network – founded by Dr. Clay Carson, the former Director of the MLK Center at Stanford
Mandar with Dr. Carson at Stanford University. Mandar is an honored member of the prestigious Gandhi King Global Network – founded by Dr. Clay Carson, the former Director of the MLK Center at Stanford
Mandar was a speaker at the Parliament of World’s Religions 2018 in Toronto. Here he is with Director at the Parliament HQ in Chicago
Mandar was a speaker at the Parliament of World’s Religions 2018 in Toronto. Here he is with Director at the Parliament HQ in Chicago
Mandar with Col. Sandeep Sen, Team Leader, Black Cat Commandos, Indian Army
Mandar with Col. Sandeep Sen, Team Leader, Black Cat Commandos, Indian Army
Mandar with US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and Mrs. Shanti Viswanathan during Hindu American Fdn Gala (2018).
Mandar with US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and Mrs. Shanti Viswanathan during Hindu American Fdn Gala (2018).
Mandar enabled the MOU between US National Police Foundation and the Art of Living Foundation to promote mental wellbeing and improve community – police relations. In the picture, he is with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (Founder, Art of Living Fdn) and Frank Straub (Director, US National Police Fdn)
Mandar enabled the MOU between US National Police Foundation and the Art of Living Foundation to promote mental wellbeing and improve community – police relations. In the picture, he is with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (Founder, Art of Living Fdn) and Frank Straub (Director, US National Police Fdn)
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