Rucha Ramchandra Kapare, an Agile enthusiast with a decade of experience in software and product development, currently serves as the Global Head of the DEI Data(External) team at Springer Nature.
Believing fervently in the fundamental importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in fostering a productive and innovative workplace, Rucha, as an Agile practitioner, actively incorporates DEI principles into the Agile framework. She is also committed to championing allyship and researcher diversity, sharing her insights through speaking engagements at conferences.
In the realms of Business Analysis and Agile methodologies, Rucha finds joy in facilitating workshops and meetings that guide organizations in embracing change and driving innovation. Leading as a Business Agility Meetup leader provides her with opportunities to engage in sharing, learning, and mentoring—a pursuit close to her heart.
Outside the professional sphere, Rucha’s passion for travel and reading has been a source of comfort, especially during the pandemic. She actively supports various social causes during her free time, balancing her commitment with moments of relaxation spent with her parents and family.