NewAsianPost.com is Lopa Patel’s latest venture in online publishing and is a news, business and entertainment website for the South Asian diaspora. With an ambition to usher in a new era of high quality citizen journalism, NewAsianPost.com focuses on the ‘untold stories and unheard voices’ of the community.

About Lopa Patel MBE

Lopa Patel is a digital entrepreneur with a lifelong love for science and technology, and a widely recognised evangelist for STEM, innovation and bridging the skills gap in business. She is best known for publishing South Asian lifestyle portal Redhotcurry.com, ecommerce store TheRedHotShop.com and she also curates the annual Asian Power Couples Hot 100 list. She is the first Asian women to be awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion. In 2009 she was presented with an MBE for services to the Creative Industries.

Lopa also founded the equality and inclusion think tank, Diversity UK, an organisation of which she currently sits as CEO. She is also a Non Executive Director of EMBG (Ethnic Minority Business Group) and a Trustee of educational charity Raha International. She is also a Technology Ambassador for STEMNET, helping to encourage girls to take up science careers and writes a blog under her own name at lopapatel.com

 

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