The jury members for the awards consisted of eminent leaders, researchers and academicians.
Vaishali was presented with awards at the World HRD Congress for the third consecutive year. She had earlier won the '100 Most Talented Global HR Leaders
', 'Most Influential HR Tech Leaders
', and 'Women Super Achiever
' awards. She was also felicitated with the 'HR Super Achiever Award
', for the Western Region, in 2016 at the Employee Branding Awards. The same year, KPIT was bestowed upon with the 'Regional Best Employer Award
' at the forum, after having been selected from the top 100 organizations within Pune.