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22 11, 2017

My Birthday: Another Library to be Bulit!

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: India|Tags: , , , , , , |

For the past 7 years, I have donated my birthday to Room to Read, an NGO I trust 100% and am so passionate about. Their mission & goal is for every child in the world to have access to education and literacy no matter where they were born. Today, there are approximately 800,000 people who [...]

21 06, 2017

Room to Read ‘Comedy for a Cause’

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , |

Nearly 800 million people are still illiterate TODAY. That’s 1/9 people who cannot read or write, with 2/3 being women and children. While some may not think that helping ‘them’ will affect us here in the US, it certainly does. When you have nearly 1 million people not being able to work because they are handicapped by illiteracy, that affects [...]

13 06, 2017

Volunteering Abroad

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: Africa, Asia|Tags: , , |

Volunteering Abroad can be a very rewarding experience. There are various non-profits out there that could use your skill-set, whether it be teaching in the subject of English, Art, Music, Medical, Law or in any area of expertise you might possess. Because we live in a privileged nation, I believe we have the duty to help [...]

1 06, 2017

2017 World of Children Awards

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: India, Los Angeles, Middle East|Tags: , , , |

World of Children was founded in 1998 by Harry Leibowitz and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz, retired senior executives from Procter & Gamble and Victoria’s Secret respectively. Their non-profit organization that has granted more than $9 million in cash grants and programs. More than 100 Honorees have been supported since which is the driving force behind selfless programs that [...]

10 04, 2017

Chandigarh: India’s Cleanest City

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: India, Punjab|Tags: , , , , |

India is a huge country separated by 29 states in a vast landscape of diversity. Although I’ve been 3 times, I feel as if I have barely scratched the surface of the country. On a recent trip, I spent one day in Amritsar to see the Golden Temple and took an hour ride to the Pakistan-India border “Wagha Border”. Naturally, I [...]

21 04, 2016

World of Children Award

By | April 21st, 2016|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

World of Children Award improves the lives of vulnerable children by funding and elevating the most effective change-makers for children worldwide.  On April 12, the World of Children Award, an organization dedicated to setting the gold standard in child advocacy, hosted its annual 2016 Alumni Honors event emceed by Brooke Burke-Charvet at the Montage Beverly [...]

5 05, 2015

Room to Read Spring Benefit 5/6!

By | May 5th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Los Angeles, SE Asia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania|Tags: , , , , |

      “If every child received an education, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty.”   ROOM TO READ's 5th Annual SPRING BENEFIT is happening tomorrow at a Private Estate in Beverly Hills! Last chance to purchase tickets to this fun & charitable fundraising event that goes towards building schools and libraries throughout Southeast [...]

8 12, 2014

“A Path Appears” Documentary

By | December 8th, 2014|Categories: Africa, Central America, Haiti, US|Tags: , , , , , |

Women make up the majority of the more than 1 billion people living in unacceptable conditions of poverty worldwide. From the Creators of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide", comes another wonderful documentary about Hope. A Call to Action. And what a little help we can offer can make a humongous impact [...]

9 10, 2014

10 Things I Learned from Nicholas Kristof

By | October 9th, 2014|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , , , , |

  I had the privilege and honor to see Nicholas Kristof, NY Times Journalist, #1 Bestseller of "Half The Sky" book & Documentary, yesterday at All Saints Church in Beverly Hills. He was there to introduce his new book, "A Path Appears". LiveTalksLA put the event on which I learned puts on a lot of other [...]

20 06, 2012

Global Yoga Day, with Love from LA

By | June 20th, 2012|Categories: India, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , , |

  This past Saturday, 100 Yoga studios from around the World participated in Room to Read's "Global Yoga Day", raising money for Girl's Scholarships in India (costs 250$/year to support a girl). Our LA Chapter secured 2 studios within a block from each other in Santa Monica. I truly felt that Karmic Vibration from the [...]