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Shifting Perspectives

May 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Shifting Perspectives

Date: Tuesday, May 3 | Time: 8:00 - 9:15 pm ET | Online, anywhere

Your kids grew up attending Balvihar classes. Your family visited the temple regularly and celebrated Holi, Diwali, and Hindu festivals in a grand way. You sent your children off to college with a foundation in Hinduism. 

But each time they come home, you notice they question their Hindu upbringing more and more. And tensions in the household arise. Your children are citing their progressive professors who discuss Hinduism as an hierarchical caste-based tradition, their college newspaper that runs a piece denying the tragedy of Kashmiri Pandit experience, and their classmates that share ill-sourced, but compelling Instagram posts which portray Hindus as oppressors in India. 

Your attempts to dialog with them are seemingly futile.  And you ask yourself, “How did this 180 degree change happen? How do I get through to them?” 

Join me for an engaging conversation with three young adults as we take a deeper dive to what really happens on college campuses, why Hindu American kids are doing a 180, and how we, as parents, can have a real conversation with our children.

Registration is required. 

WE WILL RESERVE TIME FOR Q&A AT THE END. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS IN ADVANCE WHEN REGISTERING.

PANELISTS:

Roshni Koul

Roshni graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a minor in Biology. She is the national youth co-director of the Kashmiri Overseas Association (KOA), an organization that preserves Kashmiri Hindu heritage. 

Sachin Sharma

Sachin is a 4th-year undergraduate at UC Berkeley, studying Political Economy and Immunology.

Sandhya Devaraj

Sandhya attended the University of Maryland, College Park, and went to medical school in Chicago. She is currently completing her family medicine residency in East Texas.

MODERATED BY:

Suhag Shukla, Esq.

HAF Executive Director and Co-Founder

Details

Date:
May 3
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Online, Anywhere