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HerStory | A Toast to Women Wanting More From Their World

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Baar Baar NYC x the NAVEDA Edit welcome you to HerStory | A Toast to Women Wanting More From Their World.

The evening, in celebration of Women's History Month, will delve into the intricate connection between business and wellness, focusing on the perspectives of female thought leaders and founders from beauty, media & lifestyle sectors.


7:00 - 8:00pm: Enjoy cocktails & light bites as you explore and shop jewels from NAVEDA, meet and greet renowned author, Monica Saigal, and consult with Board Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Rishi Chopra, from award-winning skin care clinic, unionderm.

8:00 - 8:30pm: Panel discussion on the juxtaposition of wellness in business

8:30 - 10:00pm: Mingle & Shop



Neha Tandon | Beauty Editor, Forbes

Neha Tandon is an editor in New York City with a passion for writing about beauty, style, wellness, and travel. She holds a master's degree in journalism, and has written for many magazines, including Harper's Bazaar, New York Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Women's Health, Brides, and Glamour. When she's not reading or working on her skincare routine, she's doing candlelit yoga, watching old black and white movies, or hosting vegan dinner parties.

Monica Saigal | Author & Storyteller

Monica Saigal (Bhide) is a distinguished author and storyteller whose body of work spans an impressive array of 12 published books, touching the hearts and minds of readers around the globe. Her compelling narratives, which masterfully blend the intricacies of love, culture, and human emotion, have not only earned her a spot in the prestigious "Best Food Writing" compilations on multiple occasions but have also secured her bylines in some of the world's most renowned magazines and newspapers. Her latest romance novel, "A Kiss in Kashmir," weaves a spellbinding tale set against the breathtaking backdrop of Kashmir, promising to whisk readers away on an unforgettable journey of passion and discovery.

Israa Nasir | Therapist, Author & Speaker

Israa Nasir, MHC-LP, is a psychotherapist, speaker, and founder of the digital mental health brand WellGuide. Israa curates meaningful experiences through therapy, workshops, engaging creative content, and speaking engagements to further amplify the message of emotional wellness and personal growth.

Amy Devan | Founder, NAVEDA & the NAVEDA Edit

Amy Devan is a seasoned marketing professional, digital content creator, and Founder of the NAVEDA Edit – a premier agency for mindful beauty brands that believe in writing their own narrative and disrupting societal bounds. Drawing from her 20-year expertise in business development, communications and design – the trifecta of smart marketing – she helps brands find their IT factor. Amy is also the Founder of timeless, minimalist label, NAVEDA, which debuted at New York Fashion Week and London Fashion Week, and has humbly garnered global and celebrity acclaim.

Payal Sharma | Restauranteur

Payal Sharma, an established restauranteur, is also passionate about food, travel, wellness & fitness. While owning and operating Baar Baar in LA & NYC, Gulaabo, and Indienne & Sifr in Chicago, she is also always finding creative ways to break the barriers of Indian cuisine. When she’s not doing that, she’s running her successful lifestyle insta blog & not to mention, being a mother of 3!

Trisha Sakhuja-Walia Founder & CEO, Brown Girl Magazine

A digital content creator and social media strategist with a knack for event planning — Trisha manages the day-to-day operations, manages more than 250 freelance contributors and oversees business development at Her mission is to expand the company ’s reach through multiple mediums including apparel, books, events, a summit, podcasts and an agency that bridges the gap between brands and content creators.

Dr. Rishi Chopra Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Rishi Chopra, MD, FAAD is a Harvard-trained cosmetic dermatologist practicing at UnionDerm in Central Park and The Hamptons. Dr. Chopra is recognized as a world-expert in injectables, lasers, and skin-of-color, and has served as faculty at meetings such as the American Academy of Dermatology, Masters of Aesthetics, and Vegas Cosmetic Surgery. He is regularly featured in national media such as Forbes, The New York Times, Newsweek, CNN, and New York Magazine as a leading authority on beauty and skincare. He was recognized as a 2021 Pfizer’s Rising Derm Star and a 2023 "4-Under-45 Medical Aesthetic Vanguard”, awarded to four physicians under the age of 45 who have significantly contributed to aesthetic medicine and poised to be the next generation of thought leaders. He also serves as an expert consultant to a variety of aesthetic device and beauty companies, helping develop the next generation of cutting-edge procedures and skincare.

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