Save the Date: HAF’s Annual Silicon Valley Gala

Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019
Time: 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Place: India Community Center, 525 Los Coches Street, Milpitas, California 95035

Tickets: Will be available to purchase soon

Keynote Speaker

Shalini Kantayya, a William J. Fulbright Scholar, is a Sundance Documentary Film Fellow, a TED Fellow, and a finalist for the ABC Disney | DGA Directing Program. Her debut feature film, Catching the Sun, premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and was named a New York Times Critics’ Pick. The film released on Netflix in 2016 with Executive Producer Leonardo DiCaprio, and was nominated for the Environmental Media Association Award for Best Documentary. Kantayya finished in the top 10 out of 12,000 filmmakers on Fox’s On the Lot, a show by Steven Spielberg in search of Hollywood’s next great director.




HAF Speakers

Mihir Meghani, M.D., an Emergency Physician, is a co-founder of HAF. He has provided medical care in India after the 2001 earthquake, in NY after 9/11, and in Sri Lanka after the 2004 tsunami with The Permanente Medical Group. A former member of the US Department of Homeland Security's Disaster Medical Assistance Team and former member of the East Bay Regional Parks Advisory Committee, Dr. Meghani has received numerous awards for his community service. He also serves on the Boards of the Silicon Valley Interreligious Council and Carry The Vision.




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