14 million people were displaced and 1 million people died during the Partition of India. Neena Newberry shares the story of her family’s history, a time of insane violence because of a religious partition line; the separation of India and what is known today as Pakistan. That was just one of the many struggles her family has overcome before finding their way to freedom and peace. After her parents married and had children, Neena’s dad, who was highly educated, migrated (without his family) to England where he worked night shift at an ice cream factory. When the family was reunited, the suffering didn’t stop in England. Racial discrimination and ignorance affected their children in the form of bullying and physical violence. So, they picked up and moved to the US, where they had family connections and community. Such an inspirational story of courage and perseverance.
Today, Neena is the Founder of Newberry Executive Solutions where she coaches executives (VPs and higher) for some of the world’s best organizations. She is a twelve-time award-winning executive coach, speaker and author. A former Deloitte Consulting executive with over 25 years of business and leadership development experience, Neena excels at simple, proven solutions to achieve unprecedented business and career results. She launched Newberry Executive Solutions to pursue her passion for helping women be successful. Over 75% of her clients get promoted, and she gets rave reviews from Fortune 500 companies. Neena has been honored by the Dallas Business Journal, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Global Excellence Awards, among others, and has appeared in national media including Fortune, ABC, CBS, and Fox News. She is the author ofShow Up. Step Up. Step Out. — written up by Southwest Airlines President Emeritus Colleen Barrett. She serves as an inaugural advisory board member of the TWU Institute for Women’s Leadership, chair of the Akola advisory board, and a member of the Texas Women’s Foundation Economic Council and the United Way Community Impact Committee. You can contact Neena HERE.