The DesiConnect

Saba Nasser

Senior Communications Coordinator

Saba, 24, was raised in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the city of gold and shopping festivals. She graduated from University of Illinois, at Chicago with a Bachelors degree in Finance. Currently, she works full-time with KPMG in their Risk Advisory practice.

In her spare time, Saba enjoys planning her next trip, and coordinates volunteer projects for the Plan Fund, a Dallas-based microcredit non-profit that develops small business entrepreneurs. She has an enthusiasm for international affairs, global economics, microfinance, and the Dallas Mavericks. Her latest passion is learning to sand board.

She currently resides in Dallas, Texas.

Ranjit Souri

Staff Writer

Ranjit is a columnist for India Currents magazine, and his essays have also appeared in AIM, ByLine, Case, and Khabar, and been featured on Chicago Public Radio. He is also a comedy writer whose work has been produced on stages throughout the USA. He has co-written numerous comedy shows for the stage with Cupid Players, Stir-Friday Night!, and Paper Monkeys.

Ranjit holds a B.S. in Accounting from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from Columbia University. He teaches at The Second City Training Center, StoryStudio Chicago, The Academic Approach, and Northwestern University’s Center for Talent Development.