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Saturday, October 14 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Friends of South Asia (FOSA): Kindness of Strangers

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Authors who have dared to travel while being brown or just different and have encountered the kindness of strangers irrespective of scrutiny by authoritarian regimes. 

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S. S. Mausoof

S.S. Mausoof is a Pakistani-American writer and filmmaker. Mausoof's feature narrativeKala PulThe Black Bridge (2006), a noir thriller shot in Karachi by Markus Huersch, was short listed at the Singapore Media Development Authority’s Asian Festival of First Films, and... Read More →

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Kashif Maqsood

Unrealized humanist. Frequently found contemplating, discussing and selling the humanist agenda through familiar tales of overcoming challenge. In a time of talking over each other without the willingness to understand another voice. I specifically want to gear the conversations... Read More →
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Fyza Parviz

Writer and software engineer.
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Maheen Adamson, PhD

Senior Scientific Research Director/Clinical Associate Professor, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) VA Palo Alto/ Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Stanford School of Medicine
@AdamsMausoof Dr. Maheen Adamson is the senior scientific research director for DVBIC at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. She is also the clinical associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University. Adamson completed her undergraduate degrees in... Read More →
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Savitha Samu

Savitha Samu came to the United States 15 years ago, from the bustling city of Mumbai in India, in pursuit of a Masters degree in electrical engineering and is a Silicon Valley techie by day. When not at work, she indulges in her passion of reading, creating art, writing poetry in... Read More →

Saturday October 14, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Dolores Park Cafe 501 Dolores Street, San Francisco, CA 94110