About Us


our founder

brighther was started by Mansi Narang Tugnait, an Indian born, American made professional. Having lived in Delhi, Los Angeles and New York, Mansi has over 10 years of experience working with Fortune 100 companies.  She has always been passionate about helping others get to the next level of their life and careers. She has worked with clients to curate programs that advance the inclusion agenda and is active in leading research and conversations that go beyond discussing the problem to implementing actionable solutions.  She has also worked extensively with non-profit organizations providing career coaching to individuals who want to align their careers with their true passion and purpose. Mansi holds a dual Masters from USC and is a certified Executive Coach from Columbia University. She is also certified in the Hogan Personality Assessment tools as well as the NBI Thinking Preference tools.


As a working mother of two young boys, her own journey to find balance between ambition, family and personal fulfillment inspires her coaching work with clients. Mansi lives with her sons and husband in Astoria and enjoys writing, Pilates and watching movies in her now rare spare time.


“I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.”
– Michelle Obama


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