Indianapolis | Oct. 21–25 |
In 2005, Shabnam Asthana founded Empowered Solutions, her own public relations and communications company focused on media relations, press conferences, brand management, image building and event management. Clients include prestigious names in the real estate, software, education and manufacturing industries around the world.
Prior to her work with Empowered Solutions, Asthana served as a lecturer at the National Defence Academy in India and as manager and vice president for several companies around the world. She has published more than 500 articles in leading newspapers and magazines as a freelance journalist.
Earlier this year, the Public Relations Council of India selected Asthana for the national public relations Hall of Fame award, India's top award for public relations professionals. She also was recently appointed as the director – PR & Marketing (global operations) for a newly-launched television channel in the USA, IND TV (in Milpitas, Calif.).