Exploring the Power of Humanitarian Psychology

Exploring the Power of Humanitarian Psychology.  Where we have the honor of speaking with Sakshi Bansai, a UNESCO Kindness Leader and the Founder of Project LEAP.

Sakshi’s work focuses on creating a movement for Humanitarian Psychology with a special emphasis on kindness in ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) models. Join us as we delve into the transformative power of kindness and its impact on individuals and communities.

Welcome to today’s podcast episode #146 with Sakshi Bansai


Segment 1: Becoming a UNESCO Kindness Leader

In this segment, Sakshi shares her journey of becoming a UNESCO Kindness Leader. We discuss the importance of kindness as a core value and how it can inspire positive change worldwide. Sakshi highlights the role of UNESCO in promoting kindness initiatives and the significance of fostering a culture of compassion in today’s society. I’ve come to believe that kindness requires personal development to work, in order to: Exploring the Power of Humanitarian Psychology

Segment 2: Project LEAP: Empowering Change through Kindness

Sakshi introduces Project LEAP, her brainchild aimed at fostering kindness and empathy. We delve into the mission and goals of the project, exploring how it creates awareness, initiates impactful projects, and engages individuals and organizations to spread kindness. Sakshi shares inspiring stories and examples of the positive transformations facilitated by Project LEAP. This is a good intro into “Exploring the Power of Humanitarian Psychology

Segment 3: Humanitarian Psychology and Kindness in ESG Models

Occupational Psychologist Sakshi sheds light on the emerging field of Humanitarian Psychology and its role in creating a more compassionate world. We explore the integration of kindness into ESG models (Environmental, Social, and Governance) and how businesses can adopt ethical practices that prioritize the well-being of individuals and communities.

Segment 4: Facilitating Change Management Sessions Globally

Sakshi’s expertise in change management allows her to facilitate sessions globally, enabling individuals and organizations to embrace kindness as a catalyst for positive change. We discuss the strategies and techniques employed during these sessions, emphasizing the importance of mindset shifts and collective action in fostering a kinder world.

Segment 5: Inspiring Kindness: Tips and Takeaways

In this final segment, Sakshi shares practical tips and takeaways for listeners who wish to cultivate kindness in their lives and communities. We explore actionable steps, small acts of kindness, and the ripple effect they can create. Sakshi encourages listeners to join the movement, become ambassadors of kindness, and make a lasting impact on the world around them.


We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Sakshi, a UNESCO Kindness Leader, and the founder of Project LEAP, for joining us today. Through her work in Humanitarian Psychology and the promotion of kindness in ESG models, Sakshi is inspiring positive change globally. Let us all embrace the transformative power of kindness, creating a world where compassion and empathy are at the forefront of our actions.

Sakshi is the recipient of the Diana Award (2022) and is the world’s first UNESCO Kindness Leader. She is the founder of Project LEAP, a social service project- committed to SDG4, is an Occupational Psychologist and is working in the ESG/Sustainability space. Currently living in the UK, she is originally from India and often uses concepts from Indian Psychology to facilitate change sessions. She advises multiple AI-Based start-ups after three years of her own start-up experience and is a passionate solo traveler. 

Thank you for listening to today’s episode, and remember that a small act of kindness can truly make a difference. Stay tuned for more inspiring content on kindness in future episodes. listen to all the other podcasts and conferences as well.


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