SOURCE: Network of Indian Professionals North America

Network of Indian Professionals North America

October 26, 2009 13:50 ET

Network of Indian Professionals Welcomes eBay on the Radio

NetIP North America Hopes for a Season of Giving With eBay's Giving Works

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 26, 2009) - The Network of Indian Professionals of North America welcomes eBay's Global Citizenship executives on their monthly radio show, Prime Time with NetIP. Robert Chatwani, Head of Global Citizenship and Seema Shah, General Manager of eBay Giving Works and WorldofGood.com will join NetIP on Oct 26th at 7pm EDT on HumDesi Radio.

Earlier this year, NetIP strategized on long-term goals on how to take their fundraising efforts to another level. NetIP then poised itself to do just that by joining eBay Giving Works. Now, supporters can buy, sell, and donate to support NetIP by choosing NetIP as their not for profit of choice via the website ebaygivingworks.com.

"NetIP has grown to be an organization with enormous potential for giving. We wanted to tap into our membership, our greatest resource, to help us make a difference in the world by fundraising money for various charities. We hope that eBay Giving Works will help us reach beyond our members by engaging shoppers, sellers and donors to give," Sundip Arora, President Elect 2010, Vice President External affairs 2009, Network of Indian Professionals of North America

Chatwani's team oversees eBay's social ventures and programs, one of which is eBay Giving Works. "We are excited to speak with NetIP members and supporters on Primetime," says Chatwani. "We look forward to a lively discussion on Monday, and to helping to raise awareness for a new way to support the organization through eBay Giving Works."

NetIP intends to use its social media networks to spread the word about the eBay guests. Using Twitter to enhance their reach, eBay will re-tweet NetIP's status update on the day of the show. Follow NetIP www.twitter.com/netipna and eBay at twitter.com/ebaygiving or twitter.com/worldofgood_com.

About NetIP

The Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP) is a professional, non-profit organization dedicated to the overall achievement and advancement of South Asian professionals. The primary focus of the organization is to foster a bond among South Asian professionals to unite and support each other locally, as well as to give back and contribute positively to the communities in which they live and work. NetIP evolved in Chicago in 1990 initially as a small-scale forum. Today, the organization includes over 3,000 members and more than 40,000 subscribers in 24 cities across United States and Canada. NetIP has become a premier networking brand in our community over the years. It is the unequivocal voice for an emerging group of South Asians, who excel in every aspect of western society, from business to politics to the arts. The rise of NetIP and its affiliated chapters reflects a general "Coming of Age" by South Asian professionals. For more information, visit www.netip.org

About eBay

Founded in 1995, eBay Inc. connects hundreds of millions of people around the world every day, empowering them to explore new opportunities and innovate together. eBay Inc. does this by providing the Internet platforms of choice for global commerce, payments and communications. Building on this positive foundation, eBay Global Citizenship was formed to harness the capabilities that underlie our core businesses to further our ability to be a "force for good." Our citizenship portfolio includes the eBay Green Team, the eBay Foundation, and our ventures for social good -- eBay Giving Works, MicroPlace, and WorldofGood.com by eBay.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact
    Pooja Dhawan
    Brand Strategy, Network of Indian Professionals of North America
    Pooja@netip.org
    914.500.8528