Audacity Keynote Speaker Ina Bhoopalam

Past speaking engagements include:​

  • The Yahoo Women's Inclusion Network

  • Proctor and Gamble

  • The Young Professionals Summit (the world's largest summit for young professionals)

  • Women Deliver (the world's largest conference on gender equality)

At 20-years-old, Ina demonstrates the power of Gen-Z. Her nonprofit, Dream Equal, was founded to empower all people (regardless of gender) to realize their full potential, and it has already extended its impact to over 18 countries. She is not afraid to dream big and envisions a world where societal boundaries don’t hold people back. 

Ina has served as a Youth Advisor to the United Nations Foundation and to Nebraska’s governor, Pete Ricketts. In 2020, she traveled with the United Nations Foundation’s “Girl Up” to the Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in Uganda to raise awareness for the “Educate a Child” program. 

Ina has also been featured in NYT Best-Selling Book, Reviving Ophelia, received the Presidential Service Award, and been honored as a Coca-Cola Scholar and a George H.W. Bush’s Points of Light. 

In addition to a Harvard economics degree, Ina is also pursuing a career in the entertainment industry in hopes of increasing Indian-American representation as an actress, writer, and producer. She has trained with some of the best acting coaches in Hollywood and is represented by one of the top youth talent agencies in New York.

FOCUS AREAS

  • “The Power of Gen Z” – Why today’s corporations can’t afford to ignore the upcoming generation

  • “Resilient Startups” – What Ina learned by launching her nonprofit start up three months before COVID interrupted “normal life”

  • “Still Not Equal” – Tackling the unfinished work of gender sensitivity in the education system

  • “Taking on the Status Quo” – How to beat the odds and succeed

  • “Gender Inequality and Climate Change” – Why tackling gender inequality is essential to tackling climate change

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