As the Program Assistant, Bhavna assists all the departments at QEDC- Business Services, Neighborhood Development, and Marketing- whether it be assistance in fulfilling grant requirements, writing success stories highlighting QEDC's clients, and administration. She also works with clients to register their business, obtain EIN and Sales Tax IDs, figuring out appropriate license and permit requirements for their business, assists with business plan writing, and teaches people how to create and understand financial statements integral to their business.
Bhavna joined QEDC as a business service intern in 2014 through Laguardia Community College and is now completing her BS at Queens College pursuing economics with an Honors minor in Business and Liberal Arts.
Bhavna can speak fluently in English, Hindi and Sindhi, and is constantly trying to learn new words in Spanish and Chinese. In her free time, Bhavna is active on an Indian Fusion dance team based in Queens College.
You can contact her at BPunjwani@queensny.org