Shilpa Datar is a student of psychology and has extensively researched and presented topics on Indian psychology, learning disability, and the Indian perspective for psychological assessment of personality. She has deep understanding in identifying children with special needs and their remediation, counselling people with various problems, administering psychometric tests and tabulating their results. Shilpa has a Masters degree in Psychology from Annamalai University and a Doctoral Degree in Psychology from Mysore University. She also holds various diplomas and certificates in Psychology, Counselling, Philosophy and Sanskrit.
Her much storied and applauded career
Shilpa received the "Veda Brahma Award for Excellence in Innovation, 2012" from AAPNA, USA. She was invited to London by Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, in May 2013, to talk about her work, about empowerment of women in India and women entrepreneurship and its challenges in India. In Nov. 2014, Shilpa received the "Senior Woman Entrepreneur Award" from National Foundation of Entrepreneurship Development, Coimbatore. In March 2015, she received the "Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur Award" from National Foundation of Entrepreneurship Development, Coimbatore. Shilpa is an Adjunct Professor at Hindu University of America (Orlando, Florida, USA), teaching "Personality Assessment from Indian Tradition". In July 2017, she was felicitated by Rotary Bangalore Metro in "Recognition of her excellence and services to society in the field of Education". In Sept. 2017, she received the "Innovative Entrepreneur of the year 2017" award from eMERG, Bangalore.