Join the HAF team to learn more about issues affecting Hindus in America, how HAF is advocating on behalf of the community, and how you can help build a Hindu American voice that is heard by leaders in public policy, media, academia, and the public at large.
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013
Time: 12:00 - 3:00pm (Lunch will be served)
Location: Indian Cultural Center, Lotus Hall, 5511 Lynn Road, Tampa, Florida 33624
Local Team: Nainan and Devyani Desai at 813-245-8417, Chandresh and Myrna Saraiya at 813-309-0647, and Adeeti and Nikhil Joshi at 941-321-3753
- Nikhil Joshi, Esq., a labor and employment attorney and partner at a Florida based law firm, is a co-founder of HAF and holds a JD from the University of Florida. His efforts for the Foundation have largely centered on administrative, legal, and operational matters.
- Mihir Meghani, M.D., an Emergency Physician, is a co-founder of HAF. He has provided medical care in India after the 2001 earthquake, in NY after 9/11, and in Sri Lanka after the 2004 tsunami with The Permanente Medical Group. A member of the US Department of Homeland Security's Disaster Medical Assistance Team and former member of the East Bay Regional Parks Advisory Committee, Dr. Meghani has received numerous awards for his community service. He also serves on the Board of the Silicon Valley Interreligious Council.
- SriVani Ganti, Director of Member and Chapter Relations based in Washington, D.C, is currently earning a Masters in Health Communications from Boston University and holds a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Northeastern University. At HAF, her primary focus is on building and strengthening member relations as well as developing local HAF chapters across the country. Ms. Ganti is active within her Hindu community as a member of the DC area Chinmaya Yuva Kendras (CHYKs) and a committee member of the annual Swami Vivekananda Family Camp, held in Massachusetts. Ms. Ganti is also a student of Carnatic classical music, playing the Veena since the age of 9.
From the Take Back Yoga campaign to public school textbook reform to the annual DC Advocacy Days, HAF continues to provide a professional and progressive voice for our community. Why does our community need an advocacy group? What does it all mean for you? How can you be an advocate?
Come find out on December 8th and RSVP today!
The HAF Team