About

Satrang serves the South Asian LGBTQ community by promoting awareness, acceptance, and empowerment through social, educational, and advocacy-related events. We envision an inclusive and visible community in which South Asian LGBTQ-identified people feel whole and heard.

Satrang Board 2020

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President

Sasha Pereira

Sasha was born in Bombay, India and left her home and migrated here to pursue a career in Information Technology. She is a proud single parent of two toddlers and is a strong advocate for diversity in the workplace. She is looking forward to raising awareness and promoting equal rights for those who identify themselves with the community.

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Communications Chair

Alicia Virani

Alicia is a queer South Asian Muslim lawyer and poet. She joined the board of Satrang in the fall of 2016 and has been a member of Satrang since 2008.  Alicia looks forward to building upon the amazing work of Satrang thus far to create programming that is inclusive and supportive of all experiences and voices in our community.

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Development Chair

Aditi Fruitwala

Aditi joined the board in 2016 as the Education & Advocacy Chair. She is excited about organizing events that build connections, understanding, and solidarity across communities.

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Growth/Sustainability Chair

Aaryan Ramzan

Aaryan has been a member of Satrang since 2001. Satrang has been like a family to him, providing a much needed space with people he felt immediate connection to. He wants to continue create a safe space for our community and particularly for the new members, who are struggling, like he was in earlier days, to connect to their roots. 

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Vice President / Treasurer

Supriya Bhardwaj

Supriya is a mother, foodie, parent of 5 beautiful puppies, and an avid reader. Through her work with Satrang, she aims to normalize the queer experience on multiple levels such as family dynamics and child rearing

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Volunteer Chair

Nathan Singh

Nathan Singh is a first-generation Indo-Fijian American.  As a proud LA theatre artist and storyteller, his work is informed by and infused with themes of otherness, queerness, and cultural diasporas. He actively practices self-care, kindness, and is attempting to heal the wounds of generational trauma. Nathan is constantly inspired by the Satrang community.

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Outreach Chair

Amrit Kaur

Amrit Kaur is a queer, undocumented, South Asian femme and filmmaker.  She hopes to uplift and create spaces for human beings across the globe with her work as a storyteller and fundamentally change the playing field that favors the stories and narratives of those with power and resources. 

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Membership Chair

Arzeen Kamal

Arzeen Kamal joined the SATRANG board in 2020. He is propelled to grow and connect with LGBTQ+ communities with his love of music and entertainment. He is excited to contribute to SATRANG’s upcoming list of events and experiences. 

Our Mission

Satrang is committed to equal opportunity for all persons. No one shall be treated differently, separately, or have any action that directly affects the individual be taken on the basis of race, religion, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability.

 
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Our Vision

Satrang serves the South Asian LGBTQ community by promoting awareness, acceptance, and empowerment through social, educational, and advocacy-related events. We envision an inclusive and visible community in which South Asian LGBTQ-identified people feel whole and heard.

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Satrang is committed to equal opportunity for all persons. No one shall be treated differently, separately, or have any action that directly affects the individual be taken on the basis of race, religion, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability.

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