IT Business owner & Social entrepreneur

Rita Singh is founder & President of S R International Inc. an IT Consulting Company based in Naperville. She is the Chicago Chairperson for All Ladies League, a global organization dedicated to women empowerment. Rita was the first female president & founder of the Federation of Indian Associations in Chicago which promotes Indian cultural events in Chicago. She has been awarded for her leadership & entrepreneurial achievements by many prestigious organizations.

For Rita, “empowerment is about mentoring & uplifting others in society”


E-commerce business owner

Shital Daftari is an E-Commerce Business Owner who built her business Saris & Things from scratch with a very little investment and a big dream. When she started her business with an idea of renting high end Indian fashion, people doubted if the concept would work. However, she decided to follow her dreams and with her hard work, passion and grit built a very large E-commerce business that now sells on Amazon, Ebay, Walmart, Sears, and many sites across the globe.

For Shital, “empowerment is all about helping women take that first step forward”


Cardiologist & Real-estate developer

Dr. Anuja Gupta is a Cardiologist & Real Estate Developer. In 2015 she embarked on an ambitious project named Verandah which combines her passion & expertise in medicine and real estate. The development is an innovative retirement community catered to the custom preferences of the Indian clientele.
Switching to real estate from medicine came with big challenges but it was also very empowering to conquer each challenge & keep moving ahead.

For Dr.Anuja, “empowerment is about creating opportunities to live life on your terms”