Dr. Dilshad is an Educator, Communication and Leadership Coach, Social Impact Strategist, Author, and a Broadcast Journalist
She is a professor of Strategic Communication and Conflict Resolution at Columbia University. She is also the founder of World Women Global Council, & Lead 2 Empower, platforms for social impact initiatives and global leadership training. She served as the co-chair for Women of Color and Media Outreach for Asian Americans in the last presidential election.
Her 3 decades of exceptional civil leadership have won her several local and national accolades including “Obama’s Immigrant Journey Awards” – for professional excellence and outstanding mentorship. Recently, she presented her research on “The Impact of Social Media in the acculturation of Immigrant Communities at the Annual Journalism Conference. Her expertise in curating unique programs and models of empowerment using educational technology, citizen diplomacy, media, broadcasting, leadership communication, and conflict resolution help bridge the gap between gender equality, economic sustainability and intercultural Communication to meet the global job markets She has also served on the advisory board at the Public Broadcasting Service for eight years representing minorities and ideas for outreach programming.