Ina Bhoopalam is a keynote speaker, NY Times Bestseller, empowerment leader, and entrepreneur. She is not afraid to dream big and she envisions a world where societal barriers don’t hold people back. At the age of 20, her nonprofit, Dream Equal, was founded to empower people of all races and genders to realize their full potential and has proven successful as it has extended its impact to over 18 countries.
Ina is a Harvard graduate in economics and was also the Youth Advisor to the United Nations Foundation and to Nebraska’s governor, Pete Ricketts. Her NY Times Best-Selling Book, Reviving Ophelia, received the Presidential Service Award and has been honored as a Coca-Cola Scholar and a George H.W. Bush’s Points of Light honoree. Ina is also currently pursuing a career in the entertainment industry in order to increase Indian-American representation as an actress, writer, and producer.
Her past speaking engagements include The Yahoo Women's Inclusion Network, Proctor and Gamble, The Young Professionals Summit (the world's largest summit for young professionals), and Women Deliver (the world's largest conference on gender equality).