Diaspora Panel: Arranged to Love

The diaspora are conflicted - should they stick to the age old tradition of arranged marriage or look for a partner on their own terms - and will they understand the complex South Asian community? What is the new narrative?

KJ Dhaliwal

CEO Dil Mil

KJ Dhaliwal

KJ Dhaliwal was born on 15 August, 1992 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. He is an Indian Entrepreneur and Founder at Dil Mil. KJ Dhaliwal is an accomplished entrepreneur and venture investor. He's currently the CSO of Social Discovery Group and founder of Dil Mil. Read KJ Dhaliwal's full executive profile here. COUNCIL POST | Membership (fee-based).  Dil Mil has over a million users in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Dil Mil says it has generated over 20 million matches and averages at least one marriage per day.


Shalini Singh

CEO Andwemet

Shalini Singh

Shalini Singh is founder of  andwemet a service for single Indians 25+ living in India or overseas looking for a long term relationship.  Prior to andwemet she spent close to 2 decades in the media and communication industry where she also ran her own communications consultancy for a decade. Shalini started her career as a KG teacher. She reads 'impossible' as I Am Possible.


Jasbina Ahluwalia

CEO Intersections Match


Jasbina Ahluwalia is an Indian-American Attorney-turned- Matchmaker. She adds a unique contribution to the Matchmaking industry – she has pioneered a progressive approach to matchmaking, which blends the best of the East and West so her clients can move towards mutually fulfilling partnerships. She is the Founder & President of Intersections Match by Jasbina, the only Premier Personalized Matchmaking & Dating Coaching Firm for Indian Singles in the US, Canada & the UK.

A finalist in OPRAH'S search for a TV Host, she's also been featured in the New York Times, San Jose Mercury News, Chicago Tribune, the Huffington Post, Washington Post & Entrepreneur Magazine.

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