Strength in Diversity

Our world is composed of and strengthened by many ethnicities, beliefs, cultures and personalities. Every human, breathing soul begins life in the same way, by being born. Some are born into wealth, some into meager means, but hopefully love exists and prevails. The trick is for each individual to grow into adulthood with experiences that shape and mold him or her in a positive light.

Sujata Chaudhry is one of those babies who grew into womanhood out of sheer will and with the love of her family. She knows the value of holding a positive multicultural view of life, and she has a deep desire to assist individuals and businesses in becoming more culturally aware

Born into poverty in Bombay, India, with no running water, Sujata and her younger and older sisters lived with their parents, where they learned the value of hard work and family. “My parents were in an arranged marriage. They were introduced on a Thursday and married that following Sunday when my mom was 20 and my dad was 25,” she related. “My mother was one of five siblings, and my father one of six. He was seen as the golden child, and he was very good in school at that time, when many could not afford to send their children to school. My father was an apprentice; his mentor helped him become an engineer and he supported his family financially. He helped them rise above poverty, from homes with no sewage or water.”

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