Some organizations and web sites that may be useful to you.


Professional Business Women of California (PBWC)
PBWC is the center for excellence and a source for advancing and celebrating women's full participation and impact. We are the catalysts for connecting, collaborating, communicating and transforming the world to create bold and compelling new futures. pbwc.org

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE)
TiE is a non-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals, established to foster entrepreneurship and nurture entrepreneurs. tie.org

Providing Technology Professionals with a platform for Personal & Professional Growth. sipa.org

Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP) - SF Bay Area
NetIP-SFBA's mission is three-fold: To provide a professional and social network for South Asian Professionals; To promote awareness of theSouth Asian communities and culture; To foster charitable and educational events which will assist and promote communities and residents of the Bay Area. netip-sfba.org

Creating Economic Opportunities for Women (C.E.O. Women)
Creating Economic Opportunities for Women (C.E.O. Women) is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of low-income immigrant and refugee women by giving them the training and tools needed to start their own small businesses or to establish successful livelihoods. C.E.O. Women leverages technology and innovative media such as telenovelas, popular Latin soap operas, to spread its world class entrepreneurship and English training to diverse women of the San Francisco Bay Area. C.E.O. Women then connects women together for high-touch elements of training, coaching and access to capital. ceowomen.org

Women Media Pros
Women Media Pros provides public relations services and media interview traning for business and professional women. Learn how to grow your business through positive media exposure. WomenMediaPros.com

Beth Wilson, Life Coach - bethwilsonlifecoach.com


India Community Center (ICC)
ICC promotes Indian culture and values by providing social, cultural, recreational and community programs, thereby uniting the Indian community, and raising awareness about Indian culture in the local community. indiacc.org

Maitri is a free, confidential, nonprofit organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area, that helps South Asian women facing domestic violence, emotional abuse or family conflict. We provide peer support andreferrals to legal help, emergency shelters and counselors. maitri.org

Narika is a non-profit organization for and of women who trace their origins to the South Asian countries of India, Pakistan, Bangla Desh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Sikkim, and Bhutan. We provide support, information, help, and referrals to women and children in abusive situations. Narika's model of support incorporates all the positive aspects of familial relationships among women in South Asia. Our volunteer staff of South Asian women understands the familial, cultural and communal affinities of our callers. We do not give professional advice but offer a sisterly ear, providing the support and information women need to make their own decisions. All calls and services are free and confidential. narika.org