STAMFORD, Conn. — Laxmi Parmeswar of Stamford has been named executive director of the Human Services Council in Norwalk, according to a news release.
“We are committed to facilitate community collaborations and deliver the highest quality of programs to children and families,” Parmeswar said in the release.
“With her wealth of experience and multiple skills, she will be able to support the Human Services Council’s five programs, which help over 8,000 children per year, while continuing to identify any unmet community needs,” Al Mirin, president of the organization's board, said in the release.
Parmeswar has more than 20 years of experience helping social services organizations and schools in the U.S. and India, the release said. Her background includes serving as vice president of Family Services of Burlington County, executive director of the North Fulton County Child Development Association and founding Positive Outcomes Inc.
She holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Emporia, a master’s degree in applied psychology from the University of Bombay, and is certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors and licensed in several states, the release said.