Dr. Dilshad Dayani

Being Mindful is knowing our true nature and indulging in the art of allowing our faculties to experience peace, comfort and joy unconditionally!


Dr. Dilshad is an award-winning human rights advocate, a professor at The Columbia University and faculty at The School of New York Times. A UN Consultant, broadcast journalist, leadership trainer, cross-cultural communication coach, and a social impact tech. strategist. She is a regular speaker at the UN, Harvard Press Club and Yale women’s leadership initiatives to name a few!

Amazon best-selling author on interpersonal conflict, women ’s cultural narratives & unconscious bias within the domain of success. She is also the founder of Lead 2 Empower, an executive training /consultancy in social impact technologies, leadership communication, & conflict resolution to build gender balance human capital.

Her career has combined research, project development, teaching, and training in diverse organizations- such as NGOs, Academia, Media, the United Nations, and Fortune 500 companies and the last presidential election campaign.

Dilshad served for eight years on the advisory board for PBS and NPR advocating for minority voices, and intercultural conflict resolution strategies. She now contributes to Huffington Post and Thrive Global on social impact and cultural stereotypes.

Primary areas of practice over the last twenty years include: working with individuals and immigrant groups on - acculturation, successful business practices, leadership development, multicultural team building, and diversity.

Her role as a strategist in an International Leadership Exchange program at the US Department of State, helped her promote cultural, business and human rights initiatives internationally. As a broadcast journalist, she has produced and hosted 400 award-winning radio and television talk shows to educate, empower, South Asian immigrants on rights and resource mobilization. She’s also the recipient of several local and national awards including: “Obama’s Immigrant Journey Award in Professional Excellence & Regional Media Empowerment. She received her education from Columbia University. www.drdilshad.com

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People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.


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