Entries by Joya Dass

Wanna know what the top CEO’s in the country are reading? I share the list from the Bloomberg Breakaway CEO Summit.

THINK BIG THE BLOOMBERG BREAKAWAY CEO SUMMIT I just came off an excellent two day conference hosted by Bloomberg for CEO’s. Sharing my takeaways from some of the nation’s top leaders of business on what leadership and innovation mean to them. Always be learning. Know what you ‘don’t know’ You know how the saying goes: You […]

Last week was a busy week of learning at LadyDrinks. All the takeaways from the ways women hold themselves back with leadership and authority

What’s a prevention based question? AND WHY ARE WOMEN ONLY ANSWERING THEM? In our webinar with Angela Lee, founder of 37 Angels, we learned that women answer ‘prevention based questions.’  Men are asked ‘promotion-based questions.”  What’s the difference? Read on. TAKEAWAYS FOR YOUR USE Last week was the first time I hosted a LadyDrinks event […]

Takeaways from the LadyDrinks webinar “Raising Capital for your Business for the First Time” with Angela Lee, Founder, 37 Angels.

Thursday, June 6th, Angela Lee, founder of 37 angels, spelled out the ABC’s of raising capital for the first time for female founders at LadyDrinks. She presented a slide deck with statistics and a treasure trove of resources women can leverage when seeking angel investment dollars for the first time. Angela Lee’s background She is […]

As LadyDrinks turns 8 years old, we host a private tour of Liberty Hall and a madeira tasting on the back patio

LadyDrinks Turns 8 August 3rd Celebration Guess what? LadyDrinks is turning 8 years old! We celebrate at Liberty Hall, home of the first NJ Governor with a wine tasting on the patio. WHAT IS MADEIRA? Saturday, August 3rd, LadyDrinks Women’s Networking celebrates 8 years of hosting events supporting South Asian professional women. In partnership with […]

A little activism with a side of parasol

Someone asked me last week, “Joya, you do events all the time. What makes an event ‘successful’ in your eyes?’ During the Fireside Chat in March, Anjula Acharia, Priyanka Chopra’s manager and partner in Trinity Ventures, talked about failure. She talked about her first venture failing. She cried in her closet for a year. Curled up in a ball. […]

What it must be like to be Serena. When women speak up

I go to the US open every year. It’s the one New York sporting event I have attended religiously since I first moved to New York City 21 years ago. I played competitively in high school. So, as is tradition, I bought my tickets to the Women’s finals match for Sept 9th. I secretly hoped […]