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Inspire Aspire Achieve
The IBPW Career and Mentoring Conference 2013
Co-sponsored by India Community Center
Invites you to join our discussion on May 10th, 2:00pm to 5:00pm on the theme of
Strategies that Empower Women

Reasons to Attend
1. You have just arrived in the US and have no idea on where to start and how to get the information that you need to start your career.
2. You want to change your career and don’t know where to begin and what steps to take
3. You have stayed home to raise your kids or to take care of a sick parent and now are ready to go back to the workforce. Where do you begin?
4. You have recently been promoted or want to get promoted and want to sharpen your leadership and communication skills.

You have come to the right place!
• This conference includes a panel of professional women at the top of their career; learn how they achieved their goals in these diverse fields and what hurdles they had to overcome!
• Experience a hands-on and role-playing session which walks you through real-life scenarios to help you break the glass ceiling and make those career transitions
• Encounter other women and men like you who have faced the same questions and can share a thing or two from their life experiences.

Anjali Gulati: MD, Cardiologist
Laurie Smith: Sheriff, County of Santa Clara
Michele Bolton: Founding Partner, ExecutivEdge of Silicon Valley
Nandini Nayak: Managing Director, Accenture Interactive
Moderator: Neerja Raman, Sr. Research Fellow, Stanford University

Dilip Saraf: Linkedin’s #1 Career Coach will give 10 minute one-on-one crash course on career advice/advancement to the first 5 winners in a business card drawing
Mark your Calendars:
Date: Friday May 10th 2013
Time: 2.00PM to 5.00PM
Venue: India Community Center, Milpitas, CA

Price: $20 Online Registration $25 onsite registration

Miss Representation - Photos and Article


For Miss Representation Screening Article - Click Here

Indian Business and Professional Women and India Community Center hosted a private screening of the thought-provoking documentary film Miss Representation by writer/director Jennifer Siebel Newsom on May 20, 2012.

The film explores how the media’s misrepresentations of the female gender have led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence. It gives an eye-opening exposure to the role and influence of media in misrepresenting women that has cost our society a huge setback in women to aspire in leadership and empowering positions.

Click Here for more info about the May 20, 2012 Miss Representation Screening.

Miss Representation Screening 2012

Indian Business and Professional Women (IBPW),presents 2012 Miss Representation Screening event at India Community Center.

The documentary Miss Representation by Jennifer Siebel Newsom premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, and aired on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Details: Like drawing back a curtain to let bright light stream in, Miss Representation uncovers a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see. Directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the film explores how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in influential positions in America and challenges the media's limiting and often disparaging portrayals of women, which make it difficult for the average girl to see herself as powerful.

India community Center, DAWN, emergeCalifornia are co-sponsoring this.

Date: Sunday, May 20, 2012

Time: 11:30AM

Place: India Community Center (ICC)
525 Los Coches Street
Milpitas, CA 95035

For directions, please visit www.indiacc.org
Cost: Free, for Students (ID required) and Seniors.

For more information visit IBPW.net