SEEMA SUMMIT Speaker: Sweta Vikram

Mar/04/2020 / by Seema Staff

We are thrilled that Sweta Vikram will be a speaker 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. 

Sweta Srivastava Vikram is an international speaker, best-selling author of 12 books, and Ayurveda and mindset coach who is committed to helping people thrive on their own terms. As a trusted source on health and wellness, most recently appearing on NBC and Radio Lifeforce, Sweta has dedicated her career to writing about and teaching a more holistic approach to creativity, productivity, health, and nutrition. Her work has appeared in The New York Times and other publications across nine countries on three continents. Sweta is a trained yogi, is on the board of Fly Female Founders, and holds a Master’s in Strategic Communications from Columbia University.Voted as “One of the Most Influential Asians of Our Times” and winner of the “Voices of the Year” award (past recipients have been Chelsea Clinton), she lives in New York City with her husband and works with clients across the globe. Find her on: TwitterInstagramLinkedIn, and Facebook.

Join us to hear from Sweta 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 of Pfizer
  • Raashi Rosenberger, Global Brand Strategy, Consumer Apps of Google
  • Trisha Sakhuja-Walia, Founder of Browngirl
  • Aneri Shah, Founder and CEO of Sightworthy
  • Benish Shah, Chief Growth Officer at Loop & Tie
  • Deepti Sharma, Founder and CEO of FoodtoEat
  • Shwetha Shetty, Vice President, Corporate Strategy of SAP
  • Snigdha Sur, Founder and CEO of The Juggernaut
  • 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:

  • 09:30a – 10:30a Registration and Brunch
  • 10:30a – 10:33a Welcome Remarks
  • 10:33a – 10:45a Introduction and Unveiling Results of SEEMA Survey
  • 10:45a – 10:50a Meditation
  • 10:50a – 11:10a Keynote Chef Palak Patel, Chef and Food Network Personality 
  • 11:15a – 11:40a Panel: Balancing It all In the Corporate World
  • 11:45a – 12:10p Panel: Beyond STEM. A discussion on coronavirus and more.
  • 12:15p – 12:50p Panel: Leaders Changing the World Through Entrepreneurship
  • 12:50p – 01:00p Networking Break / South Asian Women Pop Up Shops/ Headshots
  • 01:00p – 01:40p Choice of Discussion Breakouts
  • 01:40p – 02:00p Networking Cocktails / Pop-Up Shops/ Headshots



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