Anju Bhargava

Founder, Hindu American Seva Communities

Anju Bhargava is a Risk and Strategic Business Transformation management consultant. She has provided thought leadership in the public and private sectors, published papers and received many awards. She is the only Hindu American appointed to President Obama’s Inaugural Advisory Council on Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Secretary Napolitano's Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council and was the only Indian-American to serve in the Community Builder Fellowship, President Clinton’s White House initiative. She is the Founder of Hindu American Seva Charities*, which is now becoming a national movement for Hindu faith-based community service programs addressing social issues. A Vedantic teacher, she strives to combine philosophy and practice from a contemporary view and is active in interfaith collaboration. She was a founding member of the New Jersey Corporate Diversity Network, former President of Asian Indian Women in America (AIWA) and a Trustee of Council for a Parliament of World Religions. *Hindu American Seva Charities is a progressive American organization advancing seva (community service), interfaith collaboration, pluralism, social justice, sustainable civic engagement to ignite grassroots social change and build healthy communities.