International Dinner - India With Dr Shailly Rishi
Friday, February 22, 2019
India - With Dr. Shailly Rishi and her family 5:30-6:15 pm, Social, 6:15-7:15 pm, Lecture, 7:15-9:00 pm, Dinner,
Join Dr. Rishi as she shares with you her life experiences of rich Indian culture, poetry, her close-knit social upbringing, historical forts, palaces and traditional holistic healing system. She will also share her travel experiences to the Himalayas and other parts of India and present a short Indian dance sequence.
Dr. Shailly Rishi was born and raised in the city of Patiala, situated in the northern part of India, at the foothills of Himalayas. Patiala is the capital and abode of the King of the PEPSU state. This walled city has history spanning thousands of years - full of forts, King’s palaces, a modern hub of rich Punjabi culture and the center of education. She grew up with in a big extended family consisting of her parents, 4 siblings and families of 5 other uncles all living under one roof in a big house. Her upbringing in this tight family center helped her and her siblings to become national-level athletes and physicians in India.
Dr. Shailly Rishi has been a resident of Wausau for 12 years. Prior to living in the United States, she worked as the Chief of Medical Staff in a well-known hospital in India. Her husband, Dr. Daljeet Rishi, is a physician at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Dr. Rishi’s son Vasu Rishi and nephew Maghav Sharma are also following their footsteps into becoming physicians to better serve our community. Shailly has now started a yoga and Ayurveda center based on ancient, Indian and holistic science.