Sunday, May 16th from 10am-1pm EST
We are proud to launch the Konnekt Global Learning & Education Day, which aspires to offer insight into a range of careers to teenagers so you may have a better understanding of the preparation necessary for pursuing a career. At this event, a panel of professionals from various fields and industries will engage with attendees and offer guidance on potential career pathways.
Thank you for your interest in Konnekt Global's Learning and Education Day! If you wish to participate, please sign up here!
Below, you will find the schedule for the event. 3 - 4 speakers will present in each time slot, and you can sign up for as many time slots as you wish. We encourage everyone to stay from 12:30 - 1:00pm for our College Counseling and Mental Health Presentations.
Schedule for Speakers and Their Respective Categories:
Session 1: 10 - 10:30am
Risham Dhillon - Product Manager, Google
Lora Wegner - Children's Educator
Natasha Israni - Freelance Journalist & Author
Craig Dubitsky - Founder, Hello Products; Co-Founder, EOS; Chief Innovative Strategist, Colgate-Palmolive
Session 2: 10:30 - 11am
Priya Mehra - Managing Partner, GARTNER Consulting
Seema S. Gangolli- Principal Scientist, Pfizer
Dr. Deepali Bagati - Partner, The Brunswick Group
Session 3: 11 - 11:30am
Dr. Swati Sathe - Director, Clinical Research
Neha Bhide - Key Account Manager, Agrana Fruit
Strategy and Technology Consulting:
Arjun Saraswat - Senior Manager, EY
Session 4: 11:30 - 12pm
Dr. Keyur Thakar - Assistant Professor in Hematology and Oncology, Northwell Health
Komal Bhukhanwala - Art Director, CBS SPORTS
Sarmistha Banerjee - Attorney, Boodell & Domanskis, LLC
Anuja Singh - Sr. Manager, Solutions Architects, Amazon Web Services
Session 5: 12 - 12:30pm
Amit Dhand - Founder, NAILBITER Inc.
Gunjeet Singh - Director, American's Veterans Group
Archana Athalye - Founder & Director, Kulture Kool LLC.
**12:30 - 1pm** College Counseling and Mental Health Presentations (suggested for ALL attendees)
Dr. Cristina Melendez is the Chief Education Officer/Founder of Beyond Limits Consulting. As a consultant, she engages with community-based non-profits to solidify a pipeline to develop student access to the best educational institutions. She works with organizations empowering students to pursue their dreams exposing them to curriculum that is entrepreneurial in nature.
Dr. Bindu Khanna is a certified child and adult psychiatrist. She is currently the medical director of outpatient behavioral health services at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, medical director at Cornerstone Day School, and has her own private practice in West Orange, NJ. She strongly believes knowledge is powerful and important to lower stigmas associated with mental health.