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Live Your Best Life with Liz Brunner – Nikki Barua

Nikki joins host Liz Brunner and shares her story of leaving her childhood home in India to pursue the American dream. She bought a one-way ticket to the United States and thus began a journey of not only self-discovery but ultimately also launched a mission to unleash female leaders and accelerate their success.


How do you start to mentor in a pandemic environment? asked business leaders and entrepreneurs to share their thoughts on the challenges women are facing as well as the opportunities for mentoring in these times. Nikki Barua, along with others, offers guidance to executives who are looking to start a mentoring relationship in these challenging times.


Milken Institute Global Conference 2020

Nikki Barua participates in this panel which highlights three companies that are strategically focused on equity in the field of entrepreneurship, as well as entrepreneurs who have engaged with these companies and implemented their visions to make an impact in their communities and beyond.


In Her Own Words: Nikki Barua learned the power of the pause

As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, many women find themselves under increasing stress. Nikki Barua, founder and CEO of Beyond Barriers, a professional development membership program for women, shares how the virus has impacted her life the most and how her experience can help other people during this time.


LPAC – Announces Two New Board Members

LPAC joyfully welcomes two new board members to our ranks: Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza, Senior Strategist at The Justice Collaborative, and Nikki Barua, founder and CEO of Beyond Barriers.


The Ordinary Podcast – This Is Nikki Barua

“My story of turning barriers into breakthroughs has been featured in national media including Fortune and Forbes. My successes have given me a global platform of influence as a fierce advocate for diversity.”


Chase – Why we’re telling the stories of women business owners

In many ways, it's a great time for American women. More women are earning undergraduate and advanced college degrees, and are climbing through the executive ranks. And today, women own 10 million small businesses in the United States. While that's an impressive number—up 70 percent since the late 1990s—it still represents only one-third of US business owners.

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