Shinjini Das, UN Together for Girls Global Hero and Media Personality, To Speak At The UN Women's Commission On The Status of Women In NYC.

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To mark International Women’s Day, Shinjini Das will be a guest speaker in a collaborative effort to launch the “Every Hour Matters” campaign.

"I am incredibly honored to attend the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City." Shinjini Das, Youth advocate and media personality

Shinjini Das is a Speaker, Media Personality, Huffington Post, and Elite Daily Contributor. She is a highly empowering, engaging, and versatile speaker, fluent in Spanish, who has been invited to speak to groups from 10 to 10,000, and considers it the greatest privilege to impact her audiences. http://www.shinjinidas.com

Shinjini was named as 1 of 16 Global Heroes by the United Nations Partnership, Together for Girls, in November 2015 for her work to empower youth and advocate for gender equality. On March 14th Shinjini will be speaking at the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women, where she will be a part of a global campaign event to launch the “Every Hour Matters” campaign.

"I am incredibly honored to attend the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. As an invited speaker, I feel a deeply authentic responsibility to continue advocating for the empowerment, education, and full enablement of girls and women around the world so that they may become confident agents of change." Shinjini Das, Youth advocate and media personality, United States

This global campaign event during the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women will bring together both survivors of rape and health and service providers to discuss why leaders should act to ensure rapid access to comprehensive post-rape care. Shinjini is known for her impressive ability to empower modern-day women by encouraging them to embrace their inner ambition.

As an advocate for female empowerment, Shinjini is fearless and not afraid to stand up and encourage other women to be assertive and self-reliant. Building from her own personal journey of transforming herself into a confident and ambitious woman and leader, she has a unique ability to help other women do the same. http://www.shinjinidas.com

About Shinjini Das:
She has appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, Sirius XM and many other media outlets. Shinjini was invited to serve as a guest lecturer at her alma mater on the "Human Factors of Consulting and Change Management" in October 2015. Shinjini is a millennial spokesperson for The Ad Council and was interviewed as a Woman to Watch. Her article, 'Define American: The Powerful Rise of Millennials of Color" was featured in LatinTRENDS magazine. Shinjini was recognized as a HIVE Global Leader in March 2016.

She served singer Usher’s Foundation as a speaker to rave reviews on personal branding lessons. Shinjini earned a B.S. Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech as a President’s Scholar and served as the Undergraduate Commencement Speaker. She spoke at Scotland’s University of Glasgow’s She4She Conference as the youngest and only American to empower the modern-day woman by encouraging each of the attendees to embrace their inner ambition.

Shinjini was invited to become a Huffington Post contributor, and her first article, “5 Secrets of a Go-Getter Girl” generated a massive global response, and thousands of readers from Australia, Brazil, India, Venezuela, Spain, Kenya, Singapore, Mexico, Philippines, Dubai, Canada, Turkey, etc. raved about the feature on social media. Her articles inspired a reader to shift her thought paradigm around putting herself first to serve others and were shared by UN Women’s HeForShe campaign for gender equality. Shinjini's articles feature as the top most searches in Google globally and she was honored to be quoted as a Powerhouse Woman Trailblazer for Levo League’s feature, “43 Motivational Quotes From Powerhouse Women” with Oprah Winfrey, Sheryl Sandberg, Beyonce, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Taylor Swift, and Malala.

Follow her journey @SpeakerShinjni and on http://www.shinjinidas.com

About Together for Girls: Together for Girls is a global public-private partnership dedicated to ending violence against children, with a focus on sexual violence against girls. Together for Girls generates comprehensive data on the magnitude and consequences of this public health and human rights issue on a scale that never existed before, mobilizing countries to lead a response and inform solutions that are evidence-based. The partnership includes five UN agencies, the U.S. and Canadian governments, several private sector partners and 18 implementing country governments in Africa, Asia Latin America and the Caribbean.

WHAT: To mark International Women’s Day, Together for Girls and its partners are announcing the “Every Hour Matters” campaign to increase awareness about the critical importance of quickly accessing post-rape care. An event during the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women, “will bring together both survivors of rape and health and service providers to discuss why leaders should act to ensure rapid access to comprehensive post-rape care.

WHEN: 14 March 2016 from 2:30-4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Thai Cultural Center, Room 1, 310 E 44th Street, Suite L New York, NY 10017

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