New Delhi, 2nd November 2023: RateGain Travel Technologies Limited, a global provider of SaaS solutions for travel and hospitality, announced today the appointment of Zainab Patel as an external advisor to its DEIB Global council – RGForALL.
Zainab, a prominent advocate for transgender rights and a petitioner in landmark legal cases in India, brings a wealth of experience and a unique perspective to the team. Her current role as Chief – Inclusion and Diversity – at Pernod Ricard India, along with her previous experience as Director – Diversity and Inclusion – at KPMG, highlights her extensive expertise in DE&I.
Zainab’s dedication to DEIB, health, and social development issues, coupled with her active involvement in various national councils and committees, makes her an invaluable asset to RateGain in their ongoing DEIB journey.
Sahil Sharma, Chief Human Resources Officer for RateGain, expressed his enthusiasm about Zainab joining the team, “Zainab’s addition to our Global RGForALL Council is a monumental step towards enriching our diversity and inclusion initiatives. Her vast experience and unique insights will undoubtedly propel us forward in creating a more inclusive and equitable workplace.”
Zainab Patel also shared her thoughts on joining the council, “I am honored to be a part of RateGain’s journey towards fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. Diversity and inclusion are not just policies; they are integral to building stronger, more innovative, and resilient organizations. I am excited to contribute to this transformative journey and help create a workplace where everyone feels valued and included.”
In the three months since its launch, RGForALL has made remarkable progress with the successful initiation of our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) – SHE, PRISM, and ME.
- SHE@RG: The ERG has launched ‘SheLeads’, a development program designed to nurture a diverse leadership pipeline, recognizing the value of gender diversity in leadership roles.
- PRISM: The LGBTQIA+ community is actively working on a series of impactful initiatives, demonstrating its commitment to creating an inclusive environment for all.
- ME@RG: This ERG continues to promote engagement and advancement among our multicultural and ethnically diverse team members, fostering a workplace where diversity is celebrated.
The ERGs have seen robust participation, with over 20% of the workforce engaging across all three programs.
RateGain is now gearing up to launch its ERGs in Europe and the US, with Co-Chairs already appointed and the nomination process for allies currently open, underscoring its commitment to global diversity and inclusion.
RateGain Travel Technologies Limited is a global provider of SaaS solutions for travel and hospitality that works with 2800+ customers and 700+ partners in 100+ countries, helping them accelerate revenue generation through acquisition, retention, and wallet share expansion.
RateGain today is one of the world’s largest processors of electronic transactions, price points, and travel intent data, helping revenue management, distribution, and marketing teams across hotels, airlines, meta-search companies, package providers, car rentals, travel management companies, cruises, and ferries drive better outcomes for their businesses. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in India, today RateGain works with the Top 23 of 30 Hotel Chains, the Top 25 of 30 Online Travel Agents, and all the top car rentals, including 8 Global Fortune 500 companies, in unlocking new revenue every day. For more information, please visit www.rategain.com.
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