MEET THE HONOREES
The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.
Dr. Zabina Bhasin M.D. | In KidZ
Dr. Zabina Bhasin is a South Asian American Child Psychiatrist, Cornell-educated diversity and inclusion (DEI) expert, and mental health expert who is affectionately called Dr. Zee by many. She is the founder of In KidZ, an ed-tech company centered around educating children and families on other cultures and celebrations. Her expertise to use games and toys to teach serious topics like diversity, inclusion, and more have taken her from news media like Good Morning America. Entrepreneur Magazine, Vogue Magazine & most recently celebrated as FORBES NEXT 1000 ENTREPRENEURS. As a dynamic speaker, entrepreneur, and children’s book author, Dr. Zee is now the only South Asian woman on the Toy Association Board of Directors. As a South Asian woman owned company, she is the first to ink a licensing partnership deal with Sesame Street.
What advice would you give your younger self?
To not have fear in speaking up and expressing oneself when it is necessary.
What is your favorite quote?
“We are more similar than we are different. Our differences make us unique, but they do not separate us.”