1) Shawintala Banwarie, Holland
Shawintala is a Surinami-Hindustani activist in Holland who is speaking out against Hindutva (Hindu nationalism), institutional racism and against Islamophobia, in Holland and globally. She is a cofounder of Desi SolidarityPlatform-Holland, and a member of Hindus for Human Rights.
2) Vagisha Agrawal, Canada
Vagisha Agrawal is a labor organizer and a graduate student based in Canada. She is a member of Hindus for Human Rights.
3) Arjun Raina is a playwright, actor, teacher and Kathakali dancer based in Australia. His original works for the theater have been performed extensively in India, Australia and around the world. He is a member of Hindus for Human Rights-Australia.
4) Sravya Tadepalli, USA
Sravya Tadepalli is a board member of Hindus for Human Rights and works on poverty alleviation in rural Oregon.
5) Brij Maharaj, South Africa
Brij Maharaj is a senior professor of geography at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban South Africa. He is the Deputy President of the South African Hindu Maha Sabha, and former President of the Shree Sanathan Dharma Sabha of South Africa.
Moderator: Nikhil Mandalaparthy is the Advocacy Director for Hindus for Human Rights. Prior to joining HfHR, Nikhil worked and conducted research at the Aspen Institute, World Bank, the Stimson Center, and the University of Washington. He received a B.A. in Public Policy Studies from the University of Chicago, and an M.P.P. from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.