A dynamic team of board members, staff, volunteers, and generous supporters collaborate to ensure that the South Asian community has access to high quality and comprehensive programs which include domestic abuse survival services, elderly care services, free legal aid, mental health support and many others.

SAHARA is lucky to have a diverse, highly dedicated and qualified team of board members. With the help of their guidance and leadership, SAHARA can provide life-changing assistance to community members.

Brinda Gandhi, Esq
President & Board Chair
Attorney, Chugh, LLP

Miji Vellakkatel, Esq.
Vice President
Deputy DA, LA County
District Attorney’s Office

Aamir Irshad
Finance Chair
Certified Public Accountant

Rubina Najeeb, MD
Adult, Child & Adolescent, Fundraising
and Forensic Psychiatrist

Seema Arora, Doctor of Psychology

Administrator, FIT HEART, MD

Janak Patel
President, Ultimate Paperbox

Lata Hariharan   
President and Co-Founder, Svast Inc.                                 

Moeen Kadri
Event Coordinator
Super Entertainment |  Dylan Entertainment | ALAPIO – Nonprofit Org

Sangeeta Bhatia, CPA, MBA
Independent Consultant

Diviya Loomba Sharma
Vice President, Eagle Fabrics


If you would like to know more about SAHARA or help us continue to provide these services, please give us a call at 562-402-4132 or contact us. 

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