Ojaswini Thodupunoori is a 17-year-old from Woodbury, MN. Her passion to help others and the community is what drives her to volunteer at the Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Her ideas are put to action through her position as President of the National Honors Society, Secretary of Student Council, and active involvement in creating non-segregated schools in Minnesota through the Student Conference. Ojaswini’s interests include teaching and performing dance. Dance has played such a big role in Ojaswini’s life as she spent 9 years learning Bharatanatyam. She teaches Tollywood dance to a group of middle school students who are eager to learn from her. In her free time, she loves to paint and read books. Fun fact: Ojaswini loves trying new food from different cultures and places.
Snehasish is passionate about giving back to the community by volunteering in nonprofit organizations and serving the community at large thereby uniting different associations of India under the IAM organization to achieve a common goal to spread the rich Indian culture and heritage in Minnesota. He believes that mutual respect, honesty, integrity, team work are necessary to work in a community organization and strives to reflect those in his actions.
As Ex-President and Ex-Secretary of one of the regional non-profit organizations, BAM (Bengali Association of Minnesota) and member of current IAM Board gives him a platform to identify, mentor and coach future leaders of our community. His experience over the years as an active member of BAM will be beneficial in achieving those goals of the IAM and take it to new heights.
He works for Target Corporation. He is a fun loving person and very passionate about sports. He currently lives in Eden Prairie with his wife Sayanti and son Saunak.
Vineet is a healthcare executive in Accenture's Health Strategy and Consulting practice advising top 25 health systems around the country. He’s also passionate about mental health and founded www.anxietyasset.com as a platform for inspiring others to coexist with their anxiety. Previously, he served on the Board of Directors for his alma mater's Alumni Association, the University of California - Berkeley. Vineet resides in Plymouth with his wife Shalini and their daughter.