Anjali Bindra Patel
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Winrock International
Anjali Bindra Patel is the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Winrock International. Anjali is a lawyer and Certified Diversity Executive with over two decades of experience helping clients with legal and human capital needs. Before joining Winrock, Anjali was Co-Founder and CEO of Sweatours, assisting mission-driven companies to incorporate and integrate diversity, inclusion, and wellbeing into their organizational DNA. Anjali has successfully designed and executed uniquely tailored DEI-focused policies, processes, procedures, and programs for leadership and staff by prioritizing relationship building.
Anjali’s book, Humanity at Work, discusses diversity and inclusion with remote workforces and is a #1 Amazon Best Seller.
Anjali has chaired and spoken at dozens of events and conferences, including the 2020 D.C. Bar Association Conference featuring Former Attorney General Eric Holder and the 2019 and 2020 Employee Wellness Summit for Legal Professionals, where she coached attendees on implicit bias and the intersections of inclusion and wellbeing. She has also taken the stage at TEDx, Google Start-Up, Facebook, and many others and served as the Editor at Large for Arianna Huffington/ Thrive Global’s Overcoming Lawyer Burnout.
Nationally, Anjali has been featured by Rebecca Jarvis of ABC News for her innovative efforts to help underrepresented groups and has appeared on several local television and media outlets.
Anjali holds a J.D. from Ohio State University College of Law and a B.A. in Business Management from Kent State University. She also attended Harvard Business School’s Entrepreneurship Essentials Program and is fluent in Hindi.
A Cleveland native, Anjali now lives in Northern Virginia with her military vet husband, three children, and small dog.