Prabhavati  Y.
pyerneni@gitam.edu

Prabhavati Y.

Professor,Director

Education
Ph. D.
Institute
GITAM School of Technology - Visakhapatnam
Department
Biotechnology
pyerneni@gitam.edu
About
Dr. Prabhavati Y. obtained her MPhil and PhD from JNTU, Hyderabad, and MA and BA in English from Andhra University. She has 31 years of experience in teaching English language and literature. Before joining GITAM Hyderabad in 2010 she served for 21 years at St. Ann’s College for Women, Hyderabad. She has published quality research papers, book chapters, and books in her areas of interest that include practical spirituality, cultural studies, women’s writing, and critical thinking in teaching/learning. She has a passion for teaching and love of learning.

She is engaged in theatre and translation for non-profit organizations. As part of her pro bono work, she develops and delivers training sessions on positive communication, empathetic leadership, change management, work-life balance, and building resilience. She conducts group training as well as one-on-one sessions and has helped organizational leadership adapt to the rapidly changing socio-cultural and communication landscape over the past couple of decades. She trains leaders from different fields including academics, corporate executives, doctors, police officers, social workers, and human rights activist groups. As a trainer/coach she facilitates the process of bridging the gaps between leadership, their teams, the organization, and the society at large.


 

Effective Language Learning Strategies in English Effective Language Learning Strategies in English, Others, -2014, I, 19

TeachingLearning English Language and Literature A Multi Layered ApproachInternational Academic and Industrial Research Solutions, Others, -2013, I, 2

The Womans Voice Dissent or Acquiesance?Journal of Higher Education and Research Society , Others, -2013, I, 01-11

The Ideal in Practice Contemporary Relevance of Sri Aurobindo on Mans DestinyNew Orientations in English Literature and Language Teaching, Others, -2012, I, 96-102

Harmonizing the Worldly and the Spiritual Possible Solutions Offered by the Indian Cultural HeritageIndian Journal of Scholarly Research, Others, -2012, I, 20-22

Language Learning through Poetry A Multicultural Approach ELT Language and Culture, Others, -2012, I, 01-11

Value Education through Poetry Perspectives and PossibilitiesForum for Musings, Others, -2011, V, 168-175

The Souls JourneyTriveni Indias Literary and Cultural Journal, Others, -2006, 75, 8-12

Title of the project Funded by Duration Sanctioned date
Title of the project Funded by Duration Sanctioned date
Going Beyond the Classroom An Action Research Developing Language Skills, Critical Thinking and Ethical Values Using Information and Communication Technology UGC 24 01-Apr-2013
Title of the book Book / Chapter Name of the publisher Subject area Edition Page numbers ISBN Published year
English All Round 2 Communication Skills for Undergraduate Learners Book Orient BlackSwan English Language & Communication Skills 1 9789352879908 2020
English All Round 1 Communication Skills for Undergraduate Learners Book Orient BlackSwan English Language & Communication Skills 1 9789352878086 2019
Voices Perceptions of Oneness and Plurality Book GITAM University Press Literature Culture Studies 1 ISBN 9788193 2017
Contemporary Indian Women Writers in English Chapters Pencraft International Literature 1 142-153 ISBN 97895821 2015
Role of Women in Indian Society Chapters VL Media Solutions Literature 1 42-51 ISBN 97893808 2013
Board name Journal name
Editorial Board Forum for Musings Vol VII No I
Editorial Board Forum for Musings Vol VI No.1
Board name Journal name
Seminar name Organized by Venue Start date End date Title of the paper presented Role Co presenter
National Dept. of English GITAM Hyderabad 21-Feb-2014 22-Feb-2014 Organized
National Sarada Math Sarada Math, Guntur 29-Sep-2013 29-Sep-2013 Swami Vivekanadas Roadmap for the Future Resource Person
National Dept. of English GITAM Hyderabad 24-Feb-2012 25-Feb-2012 Organized
National ELTIS, Symbiosis, Pune Symbiosis, Pune 11-Feb-2011 12-Feb-2011 Language Learning through Poetry A Multicultural Approach Participated
Seminar name Organized by Venue Start date End date Title of the paper presented Role Co presenter
International ISCS & OUCIP OUCIP, Hyderabad 16-Feb-2017 18-Feb-2017 Two Stories of Struggles Interpret, Inform or Inspire? Participated
International OU OU 29-May-2016 30-May-2016 Use of ICT in the TeachingLearning Process An Integreted Approach to Develop Critical Thinking Participated
International IMRF & KLU KLU 21-Aug-2015 22-Aug-2015 Voices of Our Indigenous Tribes Facets of Adivasi Life as Depicted in Selected Telugu Short Fiction Participated
International Govt. City College City College, Hyderabad 06-Aug-2014 07-Aug-2014 Keynote Address Effective Language Learning Strategies in English Resource Person
International Sri Venkateswara University and Indian Association for Canadian Studies SVU 27-Jan-2014 29-Jan-2014 A Glimpse into the Selected Poems of Rabindranath Tagore and Bliss Carman from the Perspective of IndoCanadian Cultural Inclusiveness Participated
International IAIRs Hyderabad 06-Jul-2013 07-Jul-2013 Keynote Address Teaching Learning English Language and Literature A Multi Layered Approach Resource Person
International MELUS India MELOW Punjab University, Chandigarh 08-Feb-2013 10-Feb-2013 Narrativizing the Feminine and the Feminist A Glimpse into Rabindranath Tagores Chitra and Red Oleanders Participated
International IAIRS Hyderabad 14-Jul-2012 15-Jul-2012 Plenary Talk Towards Happiness and Harmony A Value Based Approach to the Teaching of English Language and Literature Resource Person
International Balwant Parekh Centre for General Semantics & Other Human Sciences and Centre of Advanced Study in Philosophy, Utkal University Utkal University, Bhubaneswar 06-Jan-2012 08-Jan-2012 Participated
International OUCIP OUCIP, Hyderabad 22-Sep-2011 24-Sep-2011 Human Predicament and Human Possibilities An Indian Approach to World Harmony Participated
Name of the award Awarded by Awarded year
Best paper Award Symbiosis Pune 2011
National Merit Scholarship Ministry of Education Culture Govt. of India 1986
Certificate of Merit National Scholarships Scheme Ministry of Education Culture Govt. of India 1981
Title Type Organized by Venue Start date End date Role
Strategies for Effective English Language Teaching Faculty development program PVP Siddhartha College Vijayawada PVP Siddhartha College Vijayawada 20-Jun-2019 22-Jun-2019 Resource Person
Refresher Course in Soft Skills for Professional Excellence Faculty development program UGCHRDC, Academic Staff College, OU, Hyderabad UGCHRDC, Academic Staff College, Osmania University, Hyderabad 04-Aug-2017 04-Aug-2017 Resource Person
Refresher Course in English Faculty development program UGCHRDC, Academic Staff College, OU, Hyderabad UGCHRDC, Academic Staff College, Osmania University, Hyderabad 20-Jul-2017 20-Jul-2017 Resource Person
Three Day Workshop on Interpersonal Skills and Better Communication in English Faculty development program Sisters of St. Anne, CSSA St. Anns Generalate, Hyderabad 19-Oct-2015 21-Oct-2015 Resource Person
Refresher Course in Soft Skills & Personality Development Faculty development program UGCHRDC, Academic Staff College, OU, Hyderabad UGCHRDC, Academic Staff College, Osmania University, Hyderabad 21-Sep-2015 21-Sep-2015 Resource Person
21 Hour Teacher Support Programme for the BEC Faculty development program British Council Hyderabad GITAM Hyderabad 08-Dec-2011 10-Dec-2011 Participated
National Practicum on Emerging Areas of Research in English Language and Literary Studies Quality improvement program JNTU Hyderabad JNTU Hyderabad 29-Apr-2011 29-Apr-2011 Participated
Title Type Organized by Venue Start date End date Role