1004, 2017
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Chandigarh: India’s Cleanest City

By |April 10th, 2017|Categories: India, Punjab|Tags: , , , , |

India is a huge country separated by 29 states in a vast landscape of diversity. Although I’ve been 3 times, I feel as if I have barely scratched the surface of the country. On a recent trip, I spent one day in Amritsar to see the Golden Temple and took an hour ride to the Pakistan-India border “Wagha […]

2104, 2016
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World of Children Award

By |April 21st, 2016|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: |

World of Children Award improves the lives of vulnerable children by funding and elevating the most effective change-makers for children worldwide. 

On April 12, the World of Children Award, an organization dedicated to setting the gold standard in child advocacy, hosted its annual 2016 Alumni Honors event emceed by Brooke Burke-Charvet at the Montage Beverly […]

505, 2015
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Room to Read Spring Benefit 5/6!

By |May 5th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Los Angeles, SE Asia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania|Tags: , , , , |

      “If every child received an education, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty.”


ROOM TO READ’s 5th Annual SPRING BENEFIT is happening tomorrow at a Private Estate in Beverly Hills! Last chance to purchase tickets to this fun & charitable fundraising event that goes towards building schools and libraries throughout Southeast Asia & […]

812, 2014
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“A Path Appears” Documentary

By |December 8th, 2014|Categories: Africa, Central America, Haiti, US|Tags: , , , , , |

Women make up the majority of the more than 1 billion people living in unacceptable conditions of poverty worldwide.

From the Creators of “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide”, comes another wonderful documentary about Hope. A Call to Action. And what a little help we can offer can make a humongous impact on […]

910, 2014
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10 Things I Learned from Nicholas Kristof

By |October 9th, 2014|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , , , , |


I had the privilege and honor to see Nicholas Kristof, NY Times Journalist, #1 Bestseller of “Half The Sky” book & Documentary, yesterday at All Saints Church in Beverly Hills. He was there to introduce his new book, “A Path Appears”. LiveTalksLA put the event on which I learned puts on a lot of other great […]

2006, 2012
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Global Yoga Day, with Love from LA

By |June 20th, 2012|Categories: India, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , , |


This past Saturday, 100 Yoga studios from around the World participated in Room to Read’s “Global Yoga Day”, raising money for Girl’s Scholarships in India (costs 250$/year to support a girl). Our LA Chapter secured 2 studios within a block from each other in Santa Monica. I truly felt that Karmic Vibration from the moment […]

306, 2012
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Namaste India! Global Yoga Day.

By |June 3rd, 2012|Categories: India, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , |

Imagine a day this Summer where individuals from all over the world come together, quiet their minds, and send all their Positive Energy to one cause. A cause to encourage Girl’s Education & Gender Equality. Feel that Karmic vibration. Let’s do it.

Dear fellow Yogi, Studio Owner, Friends, Family, my respected Global community,

Hope you’re doing well […]

2204, 2012
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How Money Can Buy Happiness

By |April 22nd, 2012|Categories: Dharma Bum|Tags: , , |

In our common path of soul-searching and that pursuit of happiness philosophers and individuals have discussed for as long as recorded history, we have learned that money can’t buy happiness. Proof? Watch the Housewives of Beverly Hills, celebs overdosing (Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston), living in the wealthiest nation (the US) where depression medication is prescribed […]

604, 2012
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House of the Children (Peru)

By |April 6th, 2012|Categories: Peru, South America|Tags: , , , |

As a Contributor to Bask, an Orange County luxury lifestyle magazine, I have the honor to interview founders of charitable organizations on what their ‘a-ha moment’ was which pushed them to step outside of their comfort zone and make tremendous positive changes in our world, their vision, and how we can help. For the Bask Spring […]

1003, 2012
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My Response to the KONY 2012 critics

By |March 10th, 2012|Categories: Africa|Tags: , , , |

With every cause trying to do good in this world, are critics who are going to challenge and oppose it. After 50 million views of the Kony 2012 video in the past 4 days, are just as many cynics such as the most popular “Visible Children”.

The Complaints:
1)  Only 1/3 of the funds from Invisible Children […]