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Dipti Kulkarni

Dipti Kulkarni is a Business Support Manager for the Consumer, Small Business & Wealth Management Technology team at Bank of America. An advocate for diversity and inclusion for almost a decade, she received the Bank of America Global Diversity and Inclusion award in 2019. An active member of the bank’s Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Development (LEAD) for Women group, she recently spoke at their Domestic Violence awareness event to encourage and inspire women to speak up against domestic violence. She actively mentors young female talent from multiple universities to pursue careers in technology. As a recognized artist and poet, Dipti works on one subject every year and writes a poem inspired by her artwork from the series ‘Women’s Rights and Empowerment’ that depicts challenges women may experience throughout their lives. Dipti recent interviewed with GirlTalkHQ about her effort to create awareness around human trafficking through her recent art and poetry.

Shimna Sameer

Shim is a role model for women par excellence! At work and in her communities, she has built an exceptional track record for advancing women’s careers, and mentoring and developing women leaders. She serves as executive sponsor of the company’s Consumer Banking & Investments Employee Engagement and Inclusion Council. Widely known for her passion for women’s parity, she has addressed global audiences and has served as a keynote speaker at various forums, panels and events to discuss inclusion and women’s empowerment. She is a tireless promoter of gender equality, and is committed to dismantling perceptions and barriers built by unconscious bias. In 2020, she was named to the “INDIA New England News” List of Outstanding Women and to the EMpower/Yahoo Finance Ethnic Minority Executive Role Model List that honors global leaders who are champions for diversity and inclusion in business.