NYSACOC Hosted Women Empowerment Event ” Celebrating Journey Of Women In The Corporate World in an effort to empower Women Business Owners, This event was hosted by BCB-Indus American Bank of Hicksville. Keynote Speaker of the Event was Dr. Dilshad Dayani Dilshad is an award-winning human rights advocate, Professor Columbia University and The School of New York Times. Event was Chaired by Dr. Sheetal Desai who is a Successful Business women who is a Proud owner of Dynamic Physical Therapy in Hicksville and Glen Cove. She has been awarded Long Island power women in business by Star Network & Long Island Press 2017 and Diversity in Business award by Long Island Press 2018. Also, she is a Board of Director of South Asian American Chamber of Commerce. Event was attended by Nassau County Legislature Joshua “Josh” Lafazan. Who has presented citation to Dr. Dilshad Dayani, Dr. Sheetal Desai, Farah Vaswani and Amita Karwal.
Dr.Dilshad is an award-winning human rights advocate, Professor Columbia University and The School of New York Times. A UN Consultant, broadcast journalist, cross-cultural communication coach, She is a regular speaker at the Harvard Press Club and Yale women’s leadership initiatives to name a few!Her career has combined research, project development, teaching and training in diverse organizations. She has been recipient of numerous local and national awards, including the Award for Professional Excellence at the Obama Immigrant Journey Accolade!
She spoke on social inclusion in south asian women and challenges and barriers that women face at home and workplace. It includes cultural barriers and traditional norms that are never questioned.Her message was to build better communication narratives with our daughters and sons, so they understand equity between the two genders and life’s responsibility from an early age. She emphasized that it is equally important to focus and help young boys and men understand the shared power dynamics both share in our society and without due respect and equal rights to women and girls, we can never grow to the fullest as a minority community!
Dr. Sheetal Desai said “Women empowerment is not complete without cooperation of men.” Her message to young people is to learn to love and respect yourself as well as others. God gives everybody something special, nobody is perfect, believe in yourself. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failures. She concluded saying “ A strong woman is the one that stands for herself, but a stronger woman is the one that uplifts others”.
Roopam Maini concluded the event with vote of thanks and spoke about the BCB Indus American banks products and partnerships and their strong presence in the community. The event was attended by over 70 business professionals and govt. officials and was held and sponsored by BCB IndUs American Bank of Hicksville
President of Chamber Dilip Chauhan said “Networking is not about just connecting people. It’s about connecting people with Passion for community, people with ideas, and people with opportunities.” he also added that chamber will help our community by helping new business owners with difficulty in opening business and working together with bringing Government and prospective entrepreneurs and also helping minority and women based business to grow in government contracting opportunities. Also Chamber will allow entrepreneurs to connect with other business owners and successful entrepreneurs, as well as mentors who will provide their valuable time to help new businesses and businesses established already to help them grow and provide some tips of successful business and future vision
Chairman of NYSACOC Shan Shaheen said “ We are here for you, we are here to help you, educate you and advocate for you.”
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