New Voices - Networking event for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives
When: March 10 2019
Where: Edison, United States
“New Voices” a networking event for women entrepreneurs and executives celebrating International Women’s Day 2019 will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 2:30 PM at the “Hilton Garden Inn Edison-Raritan Center”.
The event is being sponsored by New Jersey Lions and supported by NJ Small Business Development Council and several Chambers of Commerce. The event is free and open to the public. But all attendees are requested to register before March 7th on their website (http://newvoices.lionsconnect.org). Speakers include Past International Director Sangeeta Jatia, Global Chairperson of New Voices and Elayne P. McClaine, Regional Director of NJSBDC. During the event, attendees are invited to participate in discussions regarding challenges faced by women entrepreneurs and corporate social responsibility. A new lions club “New Voices Lions Club of New Jersey” will be announced during the event. Women entrepreneurs are invited to join the club.
The New Voices initiative celebrates women’s contributions to Lions Clubs International as it welcomes its first female International President. This initiative promotes gender parity by focusing on increasing the number of women in Lions Clubs, as well as closing the gap between men and women in leadership positions.
“New Jersey Lions recognize the significant contribution women make to the Economy, We will be celebrating women’s journeys and success in serving communities,” said Council Chair Lion Mahesh Chitnis. “It is an excellent networking opportunity and a chance to learn from the successes of each other” added Lion Komal Dangi, Networking Chair, NJ New Voices.
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is “Balance for Better”, calling for a more “gender-balanced world.” All New Voices are encouraged to use the #BalanceforBetter and #NewVoices hashtags side-by-side on social media. Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest humanitarian service organization that has been active in New Jersey since 1920. Besides their core causes of sight, hunger, environment, diabetes and pediatric cancer, they support several local causes. With more than 5000 volunteers in New Jersey, Lions are striving to serve the needy. You can get more information about Lions Clubs International by visiting http://lionsclubs.org.