South Asian Women's Conference 2013 (IACS SAWC 2013)
Organization: Indo American Community Services
Venue: Chicago Marriott Oak Brook
|Event Date/Time: Sep 08, 2013 / 5:30 pm - (CST)|
|Registration Date: Sep 07, 2013|
|Early Registration Date: Sep 04, 2013|
This is an exclusive networking experience designed to help women from all walks of life create professional connections, generate ideas, and develop successful new strategies. The mission of The Women's Conference is to educate, inspire and empower South Asian Women to be Architects of Success
Entrance Fee is $35 which includes Dinner and Soft Drinks. After September 4th it is $50.
Registration is FREE for students.
Sona Chawla President - Ecommerce at Walgreens Ms. Chawla oversees a team dedicated to building the sales, service and customer experience across all of the digital properties for Walgreens, while driving store traffic and growing online profitability. Her division also leads the integration of customer digital technology in stores through kiosks and mobile devices, development of mobile wallet solutions and creation of e-health offerings.
Dr. Masum Momaya Curator - Smithsonian Institution Dr. Momaya is currently curator of the Indian American Heritage Project at the Smithsonian and an upcoming exhibition there, Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, which will show in DC from December 2013-March 2015 and then travel the country for five years thereafter.
About IACS: Indo American Community Services (IACS) a not for profit organization was established in 2010 and is based in the Greater Chicago area. Its mission is to nurture and foster the development of the South Asian community in the region through job fairs, women’s empowerment forums, student internships and professional networking opportunities. The group’s flagship event is the IACS Diversity Job Fair, an annual event that matches hundreds of qualified job candidates in the Chicago area with some of the region’s top employers. IACS also organizes an annual South Asian Women’s Forum in Chicago featuring panel discussions, workshops and mentoring sessions to help women of South Asian origin develop strategies for achieving success in their careers and in their personal and social lives. As part of its fast growing repertoire of services, IACS actively participates in placing college students in Congressional internships in Washington D.C.