Speaking Engagements

Uma’s Founder is an award winning internationally recognized speaker at global events. She has opined on diversity, inclusion and empowerment strategies as well as company best practices.

Topics have included: gender diversity, gender investing, diversity and inclusion, women’s empowerment, empowering women in finance, politics and law, sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace, career progression for women in the workforce, workforce re-entry after a career break.

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Recent / Upcoming Talks

June 11, 2019: Hornchurch High School, London – Career Speed Dating, Advice to Year 7 and 8 Students

June 10, 2019: King’s College London, London – “Stripped Back” Fireside Chat, Unfiltered

June 5, 2019: PRWeek Hall of Femme, New York – The Comeback Trail Panel Discussion

May 30, 2019: Montclare Children’s School, New York – Keynote on Tips, Techniques and Proactive Next Steps on Workforce Re-Entry

May 9, 2019: Bloomberg, New York – Presentation and Panel Discussion on Diversity and Inclusion in InfoSec

May 8, 2019: Luminary, New York – Lunch and Luminate motivational talk to members of the women-only co-working space, Luminary

April 17, 2019: JCC, New York – Keynote on What it takes to be a Mother Seeking to Return to the Workforce after a Career Break or Transition

April 9, 2019: What if…? New York – Lead the discussion with 3 power women on what if you were to wake up one day to find your world was turned upside down; would you be prepared?

March 29, 2019: Women Influence Community, Ritz, Paris – Keynote on Changing the Narrative of Mothers in the Economy

March 28, 2019: UNESCO, Paris – Speech on the Importance of Women as National Symbols

March 8, 2019: Global Arts Kingston, London – International Women’s Day, Guest Speaker, Women Heroes

March 8, 2019: King’s Entrepreneurial Institute, London – Mentoring Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs

March 8, 2019: Tilney Group, London – International Women’s Day, Guest Speaker at Women’s Empowerment Luncheon

March 8, 2019: Gidea Park College, London – International Women’s Day, Motivational Talk to Form V and VI Girls

March 7, 2019: King’s College London Business Club, London – Fireside Chat on Building a Global Business

March 6, 2019: Women in Finance, London – Keynote – International expert – Career strategies for women in finance

February 11, 2019: Motivational Careers Talk to USC Students, Los Angeles – Fireside Chat – Preparation for the future – The Hidden Truth of Career Breaks

January 10, 2019: ACP Women Veterans, New York – Keynote – Why Network and let’s practice!

January 10, 2019: Return with Purpose Summit, New York – Expert on career reentry panel

December 8, 2018: Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum, Sochi – International expert – Advice and guidance for Russian businesswomen

November 15-16, 2018: Woman Who Matters, Moscow – International expert – Gender diversity and workplace strategy – Paving the Way Forward in Russia

* Panel Discussion – Family Friendly Companies
* Roundtable discussion – Mothers who are Businesswomen
* Roundtable discussion – Women Communities as a Catalyst for Change

October 23, 2018: South Asian and Indo Caribbean Bar Association of Queens – Keynote – Lead the CLE on workplace discrimination and sexual harassment

October 20, 2018: 2018 Young Women’s Leadership Conference in Los Angeles, hosted by the USC Unruh Institute of Politics – Expert on women’s empowerment panel for politics and public policy

October 17, 2018: 6th annual High Water Women Symposium in New York – Lead the powerful spotlight discussion on Gender Investing and what the research shows from the public equity, venture capital, private sector angles, and strategies for investing in women

September 22, 2018: Lycée Français de New York, The University of Edinburgh and King’s College London – Study Abroad Student Ambassador – motivational words to inspire study abroad

September 20, 2018: TV Asia Center Stage, New Jersey – Expert Panelist – Workforce gender diversity and women’s career specialist

June 21, 2018: King’s College London, Tour of New York – Keynote – The Art of Networking and Building a Personal Brand

June 18, 2018: King’s College London, Tour of San Francisco – Keynote – The Art of Networking and Building a Personal Brand

May 24, 2018: Trojan Talk at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles – Expert Panelist – Women’s Empowerment in Los Angeles

May 1, 2018: Baker Hostetler, New York – Keynote – Tips for successful return to work and career progression for women in law

January 14, 2018: Career Progression and Balance, Madrid – Keynote – Tips and best practices for prominent ladies of Madrid

August 22, 2017: Purist Magazine, Wellness Lunch in the Hamptons – Keynote – Empowering talk on balancing your career with your lifestyle and family.

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