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Meeta Kedia

in Stevensville

India: An Incredible Heritage

PRESENTED ON MAY 19, 2017
IN ST JOSEPH @ VOL 9

Meeta Kedia discusses why India is an Incredible Heritage in this PK talk that covers topics of family, arranged marriage and Indian customs. "There is never a concept of a babysitter or day care. Since many people stay under the same roof, you have somebody or the other to take care of your child and there is NEVER a day you don't get a home cooked food."

Meeta is a guest artist at the Krasl Art Center and also works as a substitute teacher in Edustaff. She is a committee member and  Treasurer at Southwest Michigan India Association, a non-profit organisation based in Saint Joseph, Michigan. She is also the founder and Director at MA Universal Corp Inc,USA, a consultancy organisation.

Meeta holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration & Commerce, an Associate Member  of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI), a professional degree related to company law matters. Having interest in gems and stones, she also has a certified from The Gemological Institute of America(GIA).

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