BYOBF NETWORK + HIMMAT MEDIA HOLIDAY MINGLER  JINGLE AND MINGLE Join the BYOBF Network and Himmat Media Holiday Mingler, an afternoon of connection, inspiration, and celebration as we gather with poet M.Maan.  The HOLIDAY MINGLER is for anyone who wants to connect face-to-face with a group of like-minded South Asian women. It’s all about mingling,… Read more »

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Meet Kanika Sasan. She is a multi-talented individual, encompassing roles as an actor, an entrepreneur, and a passionate advocate for Indian arts and culture. Eight years ago, she took a leap of faith by founding “Adore by Kanika,” a thriving business where she collaborates with Indian fashion labels to empower women to look and feel… Read more »


Meet Gurpreet Kaur Bains, a dynamic educator with over two decades of experience in Surrey. She’s not just a devoted wife and mom; she’s also a prominent figure in the South Delta and Surrey community. Gurpreet serves as the Languages Department Head at LA Matheson Secondary School and holds expertise as a Science, Special Education,… Read more »


Naaz Kaur Grewal (she/her), a Master of Clinical Social Work student and Breast Cancer Warrior, is the visionary behind Chaa da Cup with Harnaaz Kaur Grewal. Residing in the picturesque traditional and unceded lands of the Syilx Okanagan people (colonially known as Vernon, BC), Naaz embarked on a journey driven by the belief in transparent qualitative research…. Read more »

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Meet Gina Judge, the visionary force behind The MMG, a dynamic financial literacy company and podcast that empowers women to stride confidently towards their financial aspirations. As the owner and founder, Gina’s mission revolves around equipping women with the tools and knowledge to chart their own paths to independence through financial education. With a steadfast… Read more »


CHAI AND CHAT with Tarannum Thind Join us for an interactive event with Tarannum Thind, an evening of storytelling and connection! Tarannum is a media personality and trailblazer in the broadcasting industry. She recently launched a Punjabi podcast, “Chai with T”, which brings fascinating conversations with some of the most insightful people in the South… Read more »

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Annual BYOBF Network Holiday Mingler JINGLE AND MINGLE! Can you believe it’s almost the end of the year? We’re hosting our annual HOLIDAY MINGLER for homemakers, entrepreneurs and anyone who wants to connect face-to-face with a group of like-minded South Asian women. It’s all about mingling, networking, meeting new people, and making new friends over… Read more »

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BYOBF NETWORK SPEAKER SERIES: Let’s talk Cannabis and Psychedelics for Health and Wellness Join us for an interactive event with Jagpaul Kaur, a medical cannabis and psychedelic therapy expert. Jagpaul (Jag) consults for several medical cannabis and psychedelic therapy clinics and organizations and advocates for more women and South Asian representation in these industries. For… Read more »


BYOBF NETWORK SPEAKER SERIES: CHAI AND CHAT WITH UPPMA VIRDI Let’s talk empowerment and connection! Join us for an interactive event with Uppma Virdi, a proud first generation Indian Australian migrant and owner of Chai Walli. A natural born leader, Uppma is passionate about inspiring positive change, which she believes begins with ourselves. She is… Read more »


Meet Kiranjot Kaur, a multi-disciplinary artist, author and engineer. Her work aims to celebrate her artistic influences including Panjabi, Sikh and Canadian heritages, and lived experiences being raised in a family-owned fabric store.  She is the author and illustrator of Sangeet and the Missing Beat, a children’s picture book and she is also currently pursuing a PhD… Read more »


EAT, DRINK AND MAKE CONNECTIONS! Come celebrate the summer with us at one of South Surrey’s nicest patios! Can you believe it’s almost the end of summer? Connect face-to-face with a group of like-minded South Asian women at our upcoming mingler. Our community is made up of successful, motivated and passionate women from various industries and… Read more »

Meet Simone Grewal, a vetern broadcaster who’s been working in the media industry for over 22 years in both radio and television. Currently,  Simone is the Program Director at 104.3 The Breeze FM and also the host of a syndicated afternoon show that airs from 3pm to 7pm in Vancouver & Edmonton. She’s a momma of two… Read more »

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