The South Asian community is represented on campus by a volunteer based board that is responsible for organizing cultural and social events, promoting awareness about issues relevant to our community, and hosting study breaks to meet with the campus community at large.

Executive Officers

Pavithra Vijayakumar ’15, President

PavithraHometown: Yonkers, New York
Major: Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, with a certificate in Global Health and Health Policy
Other campus groups: Tigermag, Princeton Public Health Review, McGraw Learning Center
Interests/Hobbies: whatshouldwecallme
Favorite Bollywood movie: Three Idiots
Favorite Bollywood Actor/Actress: Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai


Ambika Vora ’15, President

AmbikaHometown: Bombay, India (though she lived in Texas for eight years too)
Major: Economics, while pursuing certificates in Japanese language and finance
Other campus groups: Business Today, Princeton Corporate Finance Club
Interests/Hobbies: Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, almost anything sci-fi, Japanese anime, playstation
Favorite Bollywood movie: Anything by Karan Johar that starts with a K, Lagaan, Dabangg
Favorite Bollywood Actor/Actress: Katrina Kaif


Zahra Waliji ’15, Executive Activities Director

Hometown: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Major: Psychology
Other campus groups: Princeton South Asian Theatrics, Rotaract, Relay for Life, Prince Business
Interests/Hobbies: Sleeping, Harry Potter
Favorite Bollywood Movie: Rang De Basanti, Hera Pheri


Courtney Balgobin ’15, Executive Cultural Director







Samir Rohira ’15, Treasurer & Head of Technology

SamirHometown: Edison, New Jersey
Major: Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Other campus groups: Princeton South Asian Theatrics
Interests/Hobbies: programming, ceramics, Game of Thrones (the books!), Parks and Rec, Archer
Favorite Bollywood Movie: Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Dabangg
Favorite Bollywood Actor/Actress: Priyanka Chopra