|Asia Society Texas Center presents|
the BP Diversity Series:
An evening with Nina Godiwalla
Suits: A Woman on Wall Street
Author Nina Godiwalla discusses her experiences as a driven young woman entering the world of investment banking in New York City. Godiwalla's memoir explores the challenges she faced as an Asian American woman and how she reconciled her need for success with her Asian parents' expectations and the high-stress environment of the investment banking world.
A reception preceding the talk will be hosted by the Asia Society Young Professionals. Reception is open to all.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
ASYP reception 6 p.m. | Author talk 7 p.m.
United Way of Houston
50 Waugh Drive | Click for directions
Asia Society members free, Nonmembers $5 | Register online
About the author
Nina Godiwalla has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Houston Chronicle. She writes about business issues for Wharton Magazine. Before founding MindWorks, which provides stress management and meditation training to corporations and other professional organizations, she spent almost a decade working for Fortune 500 corporations including Morgan Stanley and Johnson & Johnson. She speaks nationally on leadership and diversity in the workplace and has been featured in several major publications including USA Today, New York Times, ABC News, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Nina has an MBA from Wharton School of Business, a MA focused in Creative Writing from Dartmouth, and a BBA from University of Texas. She currently lives in Austin, TX.
Read a review of Suits in the Houston Chronicle.
This program series has been sponsored by a generous grant from BP.