Spotlight Interview with Hindi Jain
(1) Tell us about yourself. I grew up in mother’s shophouse boutique, the “Shop of India” on the east coast and at trade-shows where my father sold wholesale menswear – entrepreneurship & fashion were ingrained in me for as long as I can remember. Prior to creating the words collection, I worked at BCBG MaxAzria, where I launched the global handbags & accessories merchandising division. I was encouraged to join BCBG MaxAzria after spending 3 years in the Global Men’s merchand
YJP Networking Dinner with JYEP Students in Milpitas, CA
Young Jain Professionals (YJP) in the San Francisco Bay Area hosted exchange students from India for dinner on July 8th at Milan Sweet Center from 7 pm to 9 pm. These exchange students were visiting the United States as a part of the JAINA Youth Exchange Program (JYEP) which has been designed to enable youth from India to learn about the US culture and the way Jainism is practiced here. This networking dinner was the perfect opportunity to facilitate that discussion and a num
Recap of Resume Building Workshop at YJA Convention
At the 25th biennial YJA convention hosted in Los Angeles, California on the 4th of July weekend, the Young Jain Professionals hosted a session, Writing an Irresistible Resume. Neal Daftary, Co-Chair, and Bhavik Shah, Mid-Atlantic Regional Coordinator, captivated an audience of 40 plus. They discussed the fundamentals of the resume, along with how LinkedIn can be a useful tool in job searching. We are thankful to the YJA Board in allowing us to present and hope to coordinate
Recap of The Intersection of Career and Spirituality – How to Excel at Both in NYC!
Avani Shah (YJP Northeast Regional Coordinator) with tremendous assistance from Viraj Mehta (2015 YJP Northeast Coordinator) successfully hosted a world renowned Jain spiritual leader onJune 21st in midtown Manhattan: His Holiness, Fulchand Shastri Ji, to an overwhelming audience of 89+ Young Jains traveling from around the tristate area. The topic was one that is very near and dear to this new generation of Jains: “The Intersection of Career & Spirituality – How to Excel at