Jain Connect JAINA 2021 Sessions

Jain Connect Kick-off

July 2 at 4 pm PST

Join Co-Chairs Sheenika and Varun Gandhi as they kick-off Jain Connect at JAINA Convention 2021.

Bollywood Dance Night with Live DJ

July 2 at 7 pm PST

Jain Connect & YJP are teaming up together to bring you a high-energy event with a live DJ and an interactive Bollywood dance tutorial.

Chai Chat

July 3, 4, and 5 at 2 pm PST

Bring a cup of chai, coffee, or your favorite beverage to our daily “Chai Chat” where we will have an open discussion on the struggles of dating, what we look for in a partner, and any other burning questions you may have. Sessions will be facilitated by couples on the Jain Connect Committee.

Keynote: Fireside Chat with the Cast of Indian Matchmaking

July 3 at 4:30 pm PST

Sheenika and Varun Gandhi will interview Vyasar, Rashi, Manisha, & Shekar, members of the cast of Indian Matchmaking. We will discuss breaking gender stereotypes, knowing what you want & how to be yourself in a relationship. Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions.

OhYay Networking

July 3 at 7:00 pm PST

Missing the chance to simply “hang out” in the evening with new friends you made during the convention? We’re excited to keep an open room where you will enter an interactive virtual space to mix and mingle. You can be part of the conversation in the room or whisper to an individual privately.

Love Languages Themed Mixer

July 4 at 11:00 am PST

Join this session where we’ll explore the 5 love languages, including why it’s important to know your love language before you start dating. You’ll take a short quiz prior to the session and use those results to learn more about yourself and others who participate in the session.

Jain Connect Zoom Mixer (OVERSEAS)

July 3 at 8:00 am PST

Our popular Zoom virtual mixer is back at JAINA Convention! This 2-hour session will feature break-out sessions where you will interact with singles based overseas. We’ll have unique icebreaker questions and games so you can get to know others in a fun, casual environment. Video is required to participate.

Jain Connect Zoom Mixer (US & CANADA)

July 5, 11:00 am PST

Our popular Zoom mixer is back at JAINA Convention! This 2-hour session will feature break-out sessions where you will interact with singles based in the U.S. and Canada and of similar age range. We’ll have unique icebreaker questions and games so you can get to know others in a fun, casual environment. We will have 3 different sessions based on the following age groups: 24-32; 30-38; 36-42. Video is required to participate.

Icebreaker One-on-One Sessions

July 5 at 4:00 pm PST

In this interactive session, participants will be paired with the opposite gender for several 1-on-1 meetings over video.