Entries by Joya Dass

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 […]

Melanie Curtis and I share our top time management hacks

Thursday, May 16h, we hosted a time management webinar. A big ‘thank you’ to Speaker, Author, and Coach Melanie Curtis who always brings her uplift and positive energy to any conversation. If you would like to schedule a session with her, here is the link for the special life coaching Sample Session for LadyDrinks members. http://melaniecurtis.com/ladydrinks-sample-session/ […]

When we support one woman, we support all women

Lady Drinks NY member Pooja Khanna had a ‘come to jesus’ moment while working in corporate for many many years. She got very sick. Her father was the CEO of a pharmaceutical company in India, so popping a pill for any ailment was regular fare for her. But this time, traditional medicine just wasn’t working. That’s when Pooja […]