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Young Adults Team

Vish Akella

CEO, Community Leader, Temple Volunteer and Mentor for Young Adults Committee

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Bhaskar Swaminathan

Executive Chair for the Young Adults Committee.

Krupa Adusumilli

She is a Bay area native, double majoring in Business and Economics at UC Berkeley, worked with nonprofits and passionate about social business as a means to reach gender parity world-wide. Starting August joining full time at Goldman Sachs.

Niranjan Nandakumar

BS in Mechanical Engineering. He is passionate to join this committee and to grow as in a spiritual sense.

Devi Boda

Graduate student at USF - Active at HCCC since 1996 and coordinated HCCC Youth Fair in 2011. High interest in helping to bring youth perspective to connect to our community.

Deepa Sridhar

UCLA Sociology and Global Health graduated in June 2018. A trained Bharatanatyam dancer, Hindustani music, active in musical theatre, Bollywood and classical performances, South Asian socio-cultural issues, disability rights and a passion to make a difference.

Harsha Koneru

He is a lifelong Hindu and spiritual soul and has been heavily guided by God. He will be an Anesthesiology Resident at UC Davis, starting June.

Pavan Upadhyayula

After graduating from UC Berkeley, Pavan joined medical school at UC San Diego. His professional interests relate to treatment of brain cancer and his personal interests are running, cooking and magic. He is an avid reader and digging deep into Science and Spirituality.

Vanya Gundu

UC Davis graduate in Public Relations and Psychology. Interests include writing, traveling and volunteering. Passionate about giving back to the community, spiritual development and sharing kindness.

Prerana Gundu

B.S. in Marketing. Enjoys working with the community, random discussions and debates, and dancing. Hopes to encourage others to stay rooted to their culture while also exploring the diversity America has to offer.

Shashank Rao

Shashank Rao is a long-time attendee of the Livermore Temple, a graduate of New York University and incoming Master’s of Divinity student at the University of Chicago. His interests include theological education and the adaptation of Hindu teachings in the diaspora. His previous training and studies are in international relations and development, and he hopes to pursue a career in international organizations.