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Adnan Aziz, Founder

Adnan Aziz

To most, watching Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is like taking a trip into CandyLand. By the end of the movie, the only thing you may be asking yourself is how soon you can get your hands on anything sweet and sugary. Twenty-four year old Adnan Aziz asked himself a different question after watching the movie in his college dorm – and searching for the answer has completely changed his life. As the founder of FirstFlavor, Adnan’s company has actually developed edible film samples for your taste buds’ pleasure…

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Giving Back to the Motherland

Giving Back to the Motherland
After becoming successful, minority groups frequently focus on public service in addition to their careers. What’s more, the national US population, where sports figures, celebrities, and even corporations support the mainstream tradition of giving back to local American communities, only donate to international causes at a rate of 2.2% of all charitable activity. Minority groups, on the other hand, tend…

Salil Bali, Co-President

Salil Bali of NASALSA
The South Asian legal community is one of the fastest growing minority groups in the profession. In a response to an increasing number of South Asians taking on influential roles in the legal community, a non-profit organization was established in 1995. NASALSA is an organization dedicated to creating a strong network and community among South Asian law students and legal professionals. As the…

The Office Crush

The Office Crush
The hot co-worker. Everyone’s had one, and most likely crushed on them from a far – until, of course that dreaded office Christmas party, where you may have accidentally professed your love after one too many cocktails. So what’s your story? When did your office-crush become the one person you had to figure out a way to avoid? Spill the beans: your story might get immortalized..

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February 16

North American South Asian Law Students Association 9th Annual Conference
when 5:00 pm (PST); 3 days
where Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, CA
price $65
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NASALSA proudly presents its 9th Annual Conference, hosted by Golden Gate University School of Law and co-sponsored by University of San Francisco School of Law. The conference will be held Presidents’ Day Weekend, February 16-18, 2007. The conference the

February 20

Dibyendu Dey Exhibits in New York
when 11:00 pm (EST); 3 weeks
where Agora Gallery in New York, NY
price free
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Dibyendu Dey’s paintings cross boundaries: they acknowledge the time-honored styles of Indian visual arts, while also presenting an understated, yet powerful statement on contemporary culture.

March 29

Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center’s 6th Annual Conversity Dinner
when 6:00 pm (PST); 3 hours
where USC Town and Gown in Los Angeles, CA
price $150/ticket
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The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center’s annual awards dinner honoring those who exemplify “conversity” through their work to achieve positive human relations.

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