Mr. Prasad Gurajala has been associated with Arsha Vidya Satsanga and AIM for Seva since 2010. His sincere commitment to serve underprivileged people in India and to study Vedanta has attracted him to Arsha Vidya Satsanga. He has helped organize public events to raise funds for AIM For Seva, celebrate Hindu religious activities and conduct programs to create awareness of Indian History.
He has worked ardently with India Against Corruption Movement of Anna Hazare from Overseas NRI group representing Houston. He is an active member of Global Indians for Bharat Vikas group that worked for Leadership Transformation in India. He is one of the founding members of IHAR – an initiative to share Indian History as experienced by Indians.A Masters in Industrial Engineering, Mr. Prasad Gurajala worked in Manufacturing and Aviation Industries before taking up ERP consulting.
Sahana Singh is an engineer-turned writer/editor who writes on a variety of issues including water management, environment and Indian history. She has won several awards for journalism including the Developing Asia Journalism Award awarded by Asian Development Bank Institute in 2008. A short animation video made by her on the world’s water crisis won the top prize at the TU Delft Urban Water Movie Contest awarded by the Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) in 2012. Her articles have been published in Reader’s Digest, Washington Post, Discovery Channel Asia, Swarajya, IndiaFacts and other publications. She is passionate about traveling and connecting the dots across different societies, civilizations and disciplines.
Professor Sarath Menon-Chembottil, Indian-born, is a social scientist by academic training and holds academic appointments in both the University of Houston and Houston Community College. His area of special interest is the sociology of religion. He has an earned doctorate from the College of Education with specialization in the sociology of education, and Master’s degrees in both anthropology and sociology.
Prof. Menon’s current research focuses on the social, cultural, and economic consequences of globalization in India and religious social movements. He is currently working on a book about religious social movements in the Indian state of Kerala.
Subroto Gangopadhyay, has been a long time resident of Houston, where he practices Cardiology. After his undergraduate and post graduate medical education in India, he trained in Medicine and Cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, where he has served as faculty prior to his private practice. His wide range of interests include literature, music, politics and philosophy and but most of all History and Knowledge traditions of India that have been seamlessly integrated both with it's spiritual foundation and common cultural practices. He has served in various organizations, a few of which he has served as a founding member. His vision is to transform global perceptions of India, by resurrection of lost narratives that humanity cannot afford to lose.