Nagalakshmi Shanmugam is a professional speaker, powerful seminar leader, award-winning translator, and an author. Before transitioning into these roles, she worked in the information technology industry for nearly a decade. A speaker for almost ten years, she is highly engaging, dynamic, and insightful, making learning a profoundly transformational experience. Her down-to-earth approach, gift of connecting with people, and authenticity endear her to anyone who crosses paths with her, and allows her to quickly gain their trust and build a genuine relationship with them.
She is a Canfield Certified Trainer in The Success Principles and in the Canfield Methodology. She has conducted The Success Principles workshop for various schools, colleges, organizations, NGOs, and other clients.
She is also a powerful keynote speaker who speaks on various topics including motivation, gratitude, customer care, time management, and female empowerment.
Nagalakshmi is a highly accomplished translator and has translated over 80 books from English to Tamil. She has had the privilege of translating the works of many renowned authors including Stephen R. Covey, Dale Carnegie, John Maxwell, Spencer Johnson, Jack Canfield, John Gray, Brian Tracy, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Melinda Gates, and recently Yuval Noah Harari.
She debuted as an author in 2016 with The Forgotten Secrets of a Magical Marriage.
2019: Best Translator
award from the Tiruppur Tamil Sangam for the translation of Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens
2016: Best Translator
award from the Tamil Nadu government
2014: Nalli Thisai Ettum
award for the translation of Randy Pausch’s The Last Lecture
2014: Special award for translation by the Tirrupur Tamil Sangam