Serein terms of use

12th September, 2023

You agree to comply with and be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms and Conditions”) and the Privacy Policy by continuing to use and browse (“Website”).

To use Serein, every user is required to be at least 18 years old, capable of entering into a legally binding contract, and not prohibited from entering into the Terms of Use by any applicable law at their current location. Using this Website means that you affirm that you have this capacity.

You may use the Website as an unregistered user; however, you are required to register as a user if you wish to receive the services of Serein.

Intellectual property rights

You are not permitted to use this Website for any purpose other than personal growth and non-commercial purposes.

All content in all forms on this Website, including (but not limited to) blogs, data, photographs, and information belong exclusively to Serein, unless explicitly stated. You shall not modify, distribute, perform, link, display, edit, or in any way exploit any of the content in part or in whole. Any modification or use shall be made only with the express written consent of Serein. Any extraction of the intellectual property of Serein from this Website is prohibited.

By using this Website, you agree that all of Serein’s trademarks, trade names, service marks, and other Serein logos, brand features, and product and service names are trademarks and property of Serein.

In your use of the Website and/or Services, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, directives, and legislation that apply to your use of the Website and/or Services in whichever country you are physically located.

If any information that you have provided to us changes or becomes inaccurate, notify Serein immediately of any circumstances where you have reason to believe that any Intellectual Property Rights or any other rights of any third party may have been infringed. You agree to cooperate with reasonable security or other checks or requests for information made by Serein from time to time, and at all times, be fully liable for the breach of any of these Terms by a third party using your login details to access the Website and/or Services.

Unless explicitly stated, nothing in these Terms shall be construed as transferring any Intellectual Property owned or licensed by Serein to you. All rights, title, and interest in and to such Intellectual Property Rights will remain exclusively with Serein and/or its licensors.

Terms and Conditions for careers page

When submitting your data such as name, educational qualifications, work experience, contact details, and all other required information through the Careers page, you attest that all the information is correct.

Terms and Conditions for serein DEI SaaS tool

When submitting data for the DEI SaaS tool, you attest that you understand the purpose for which the data is collected, accept the Privacy Policy of Serein, and attest that all information provided by you is accurate.

You also agree to Serein’s Terms and Conditions regarding the use and storage of data.

Terms and Conditions for form submissions

When submitting data through the Forms Submission page, you attest that the information provided is accurate and correct. You also agree to receive marketing calls and/or emails from Serein in furtherance of the purpose for which such information was provided.

Third-party links

Serein may contain links to other websites which are operated, controlled, or produced by third parties. Unless expressly stated, Serein does not control, endorse, sponsor, or approve any such third-party websites or their contents, nor does Serein provide any warranty or take responsibility for any aspect of such websites or their content whatsoever.

Serein does not claim ownership over the content or intellectual property contained in the third-party link. Serein cannot authorise the use of copyrighted material contained in the third-party website, and users are advised to request any such authorisation from the third-party owner.

The links provided are solely for your information. Upon clicking the third-party link, the user shall be bound by the privacy policy and terms of use of that website, and Serein shall not be liable for any harm caused due to visiting the third-party website.

Serein does not guarantee the availability of such linked pages at all times, and Serein may remove, replace, or change the hypertext link to external websites at any time without any notice.

Any concerns about the third-party link should be taken up with the owners of the website only. Serein bears no responsibility.

Accuracy of website

While all reasonable care and effort have been taken to ensure the accuracy of the content on this Website, the content on this Website should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purpose.

No content published on this Website is intended to constitute legal advice or advice for the specific needs of any user. The content does not seek to be a complete and comprehensive statement of the law, nor is it intended to address your specific requirements or provide advice on which reliance should be placed.


Any disputes with Serein, including but not limited to any provisions related to indemnification, limitations on damages, and choice of law and forum, shall be subject to these Terms of Use. Any dispute with Serein shall be brought exclusively in the courts located in Bengaluru, India.

You and Serein agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in Bengaluru, India.

If you do not agree with any of the clauses in the Terms and Conditions, please do not access this Website or any of the services offered by Serein.

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Meet our team of experts designing DEI solutions just for you

Nithya R

HR and Compliance Lead

Nithya drives operational excellence within the HR function. She ensures that Serein maintains the highest standards of HR practices and ethical conduct. Her role extends beyond traditional HR responsibilities as she also serves as an External Member of the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) for Serein’s clients, specialising in preventing workplace harassment through the PoSH vertical.

Nithya has graduated in Commerce from the University of Lucknow and has rich experience in hiring and retaining the best talents in the industry with companies like BukuWarung and

Nandini Abraham

Statistical Analyst

Nandini conducts extensive industry-specific research on DEI trends in India, South East Asia, Europe, and the USA. Nandini is responsible for developing statistical models for DEI assessment on Serein’s DEI SaaS Tool. She designs measurement tools for DEI benchmarking, inclusion assessments, and employee experience surveys.

Nandini is passionate about creating engaging and impactful reports, toolkits, and playbooks for Serein’s customers.

Nandini holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics & Statistics from St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore.

Sharanya Venkataraghavan

Safety and PoSH expert

Sharanya serves as a PoSH external member for 15+ companies in e-commerce, fintech, healthcare, SaaS, and more. She supports partner organisations on legal procedures and best practices to build safe work cultures.

She has been involved in the review of PoSH policies, labour law compliances, and research regarding the risk of secondary victimisation of complainants under the PoSH Act.

Sharanya graduated with BBA, LLB (Hons.) degree from Symbiosis Law School, Pune. She has experience in PoSH and employment law with notable law firms like Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co., J. Sagar and Associates, among others.

Kirtika N

Safety and PoSH expert

Kirtika is an expert speaker and workshop facilitator on topics like sexual harassment awareness, bystander intervention, and anti-harassment redressal mechanisms. She has developed learning content for investigating committees on topics like witness cooperation in a workplace sexual harassment inquiry proceeding. 

Kirtika serves as a PoSH external member for 30+ companies in fintech, healthcare, business management, gaming, and more. She has 50+ hours of experience consulting on sexual harassment investigations at the workplace and supporting partner organisations on legal procedure and best practices.

She has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Montfort College, Bengaluru, and has experience working as a trainee counselor.

Rishab Prasad

DEI Specialist

Rishab is passionate about creating long-term partnerships with Serein’s customers. He is responsible for marketing, operations, customer onboarding, contract writing, and relationship building. Rishab uses his directing and filmmaking skills to design engaging content for Serein’s social media platforms.

Rishab holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with Honours from CHRIST University, Bangalore. He has directed more than nine short films on topics like stigmas of menstruation, widowhood, and adoption.

Bhavini Pant

Safety and PoSH expert

Bhavini serves as a PoSH external member for 30+ companies in industries like education, healthcare, IT, Pharma, and more. She has 70+ hours of experience consulting on sexual harassment investigations in the workplace and supporting partner organizations on the legal procedure and best practices for workplace safety.

Before Serein, Bhavini worked as an archivist at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, and as an editorial assistant for IIT Bombay’s PR and Alumni Associations department.

She has a Master’s degree in Education from Azim Premji University where she worked extensively with the management on anti-sexual harassment legal implementation. Her work involved the interpretation of the law in a university as a workplace and an educational institution for adults. 

Rhea D’Silva


Rhea is the aesthetic and creative eye behind Serein’s marketing and sales collateral. She manages website content and social media content calendar. She works closely with Serein’s content experts to design catchy invites, toolkits, and company culture reports.

Rhea creates animated content for Serein’s learning platform. She is focused on understanding the user’s need for engagement and learning to create impactful content. 

Rhea holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media from St. Xavier’s University, Mumbai where she majored in advertising.

Thejaswini CA

LMS Platform Associate

Thejaswini is responsible for the operations and maintenance of Serein’s in-house e-learning platform. She assists customers to deliver learning content and assess employee engagement through Serein’s tracking system. 

Thejaswini is also engaged with finance and other operations to ensure Serein’s 500+ long-term partners are compliant with the Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) law.

Thejaswini holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Application from Field Marshal KM Cariappa College, Kodagu.

Arathi Kannan

Head of DEI: India, Global

Arathi leads the design and execution of DEI measurement tools for global partners. These include Serein’s Diversity Index, the scope of unconscious bias in recruitment and promotions, and the scope of unconscious bias in external messaging. 

She has also designed a standardized tool to review company policies and products through an inclusion lens. Arathi leads workshops on inclusion, unconscious bias, domestic violence, mental health, and well-being. 

Arathi is a published researcher with Master’s degrees in Applied Psychology and Criminology from Bond University, Australia. Her experience includes working with people from different backgrounds, including refugee groups.

Dr. Ruchika Sharma

Guest Consultant: Gender

Ruchika assists with research and facilitation of sessions on domestic violence, sexual harassment, employee well-being, and women’s leadership. She is a feature writer for Serein’s blogs where she writes about gender, women’s history, domestic violence, and sexual harassment awareness in the workplace.

Ruchika is a published author with books like ‘Concubinage, Race and Law in Early Colonial Bengal: Bequeathing Intimacy, Servicing the Empire’ published by Routledge, Taylor, and Francis publications. She has been teaching History at the University of Delhi for over a decade. She has a Ph.D. in History from the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Faakirah Junaid Rafiquee

Head of Legal

Faakirah is a legal professional and expert facilitator on topics like anti-sexual harassment, anti-harassment and anti-discrimination laws in India, South East Asia, Europe, and the USA. Faakirah has conducted 100+ training sessions on the prevention of sexual harassment for employees and internal committee members.

She has 150+ hours of experience consulting on sexual harassment investigations in the workplace. Her legal research at Serein includes policy analysis, human rights, women’s rights, and document drafting.

Faakirah is an experienced legal professional. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in law with a focus on women’s rights and policy analysis from the University of Kashmir. She holds a Master of Law degree specializing in alternative dispute resolution from O.P Jindal School of Law.

Aparna Pandurangan

Head of Operations

Aparna is leading the finance and operations at Serein. She has also been responsible for Serein’s online platform, customer management, and marketing.

She works closely with Serein’s 500+ long-term partners to ensure they are compliant with the Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) law. Aparna is a workshop facilitator on topics like the prevention of sexual harassment at the workplace in languages like Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada.

Aparna Pandurangan holds a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Anna University, Chennai. 

Bianca D’Costa

Head of PoSH: India, Global

Bianca leads the compliance partnerships and workshops on anti-sexual harassment, anti-harassment and anti-discrimination laws in India, South East Asia, Europe, and the USA. She has 100+ hours of experience consulting on sexual harassment investigations in the workplace.

Bianca designs gamified learning modules for a unique and impactful learner experience on topics like gender inclusion, PwD inclusion, LGBTQIA+ inclusion, and regional inclusion among others. 

Before Serein, Bianca worked in hospitality for 5 years with Emirates Airlines. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from St. Xavier’s University, Mumbai. She is presently pursuing a Master’s degree in Gender and Sexuality in Global Politics from SOAS University of London.

Chryslynn D’Costa

Co-founder and CPO |

Chryslynn leads the product development of Serein’s DEI SaaS tool. She designs learning content and strategic insights for companies to measure their DEI growth, and achieve bias-free recruitment and psychological safety.

Chryslynn is a regular columnist with publications like ‘LiveMint’ and ‘The Hindu’ where she writes about unconscious bias, prevention of sexual harassment, and company culture.

Before Serein, she was a Gandhi Fellow working in rural Rajasthan to address educational leadership and gender equity in government schools. She graduated from Azim Premji University in Bangalore with a Master’s in Education where she specialised in gender and sexuality education.

Dr. Ishani Roy

Founder and CEO

Ishani founded Serein to provide a data and research-based approach to solving DEI challenges at the workplace. She advises company leaders, startup founders, and venture capital firms on industry best practices to increase diversity and design a DEI roadmap.

Ishani is a recipient of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Award 2023 for the global impact of her work in the DEI space.

Before founding Serein, Ishani was a scientist at GE Research working in the Aerospace Lab. She holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University on developing mathematical models to solve Astrophysics problems. She did her Post-doctoral studies at the University of Oxford and St. Thomas Hospital in Biomathematics.

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