SEEMA SUMMIT Speaker: Snigdha Sur

Mar/03/2020 / by Seema Staff
Snigdha Sur

We are thrilled that Snigdha Sur will be one of our speakers at the SEEMA SUMMIT, on Sunday March 8 in New York City. The event gives center stage to influential South Asian women for remarks and panel discussions of their professional and personal experiences. We also will announce exclusive findings from SEEMA about how cultural expectations impact the lives of South Asian women. 

Snigdha Sur is the founder of The Juggernaut (, a Y Combinator-backed subscription media company and community for the South Asian diaspora. A former consultant at McKinsey New York and editor/writer at her high school and college papers, she has since advised Quartz, BuzzFeed, Amazon Studios, Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, and Bollywood production houses. She graduated from Harvard Business School as a Baker Scholar and Yale with degrees in Economics and South Asian Studies.

Join us to hear from Snigdha Sur and other speakers such as:

  • Aziz Ahmad, CEO of UTC Associates, Inc., and Co-FOunder Coders Trust
  • Ishveen Anand, Founder and CEO of OpenSponsorship
  • Rachana Bhide, Broadcaster and Founder of The Corner in the Court Project (Moderator)
  • Nilanjana Bhowmik, Founder and General Partner of Converge
  • Nayantara Dutta, Creator of Defining Desi
  • Dr. Anita Goel, Chairman and Scientific Director of Nanobiosym
  • Sadia Halim, Managing DIrector of BNP Paribas 
  • Rachna Hukmani, Founder and CEO of Whiskey Stories LLC
  • Viveka Hulyalkar, Co-Founder and CEO of Beam
  • Dr. Malvika Iyer, award-winning disability rights activist, motivational speaker
  • Sarina Jain, Founder of Masala Bhangra Workout
  • Raman Kapur, President of The Indus Entrepreneurs New Jersey Chapter
  • Surabhi Lal, Chief Impact Officer of Luminary
  • Hetal Parikh, President of Rangam Consultants, Inc.
  • Palak Patel, Chef and Food Network Personality
  • Smita Pillai, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer of Dow Jones
  • Dr. Amrit Ray, Global President of R&D and Medical at Pfizer
  • Raashi Rosenberger, Global Brand Strategy at Google
  • Trisha Sakhuja-Walia, Founder of Browngirl
  • Aneri Shah, Founder and CEO of Sightworthy
  • Deepti Sharma, Founder and CEO of FoodtoEat
  • Shwetha Shetty, Vice President, Corporate Strategy of SAP
  • Roopa Unnikrishnan, Vice President Strategy of Harman
  • Sweta Vikram, best-selling author, coach
  • The SEEMA Summit begins with Brunch and ends with networking as well as mingling among pop-up shops with cocktails.

    9:30 AM Registration and Brunch
    10:00 AM Welcome with Meditation
    10:50 AM Keynote – Chef Palak Patel
    11:15 AM Pane: Balancing it all in the corporate world
    11:45 AM Panel: Beyond STEM – a discussion on Coronavirus
    12:15 PM Panel: Leaders changing the world through entrepreneurship
    1:00 PM Discussion breakouts
    1:40 PM Pop-up shops, cocktails
    Hurry.  Registration closes soon.  SIGN UP NOW

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