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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. 

Curators
avatar for S S Mausoof

S S Mausoof

S.S. Mausoof is a writer and filmmaker with multiple IMDB credits and a online following build upon his noir thrillers Kala Pul and a unique documentary on the Indus valley civilization called In Search of Meluhha. His debut novel, The Warehouse, has been published by Hachette in... Read More →

Participants
avatar for Kashif Maqsood

Kashif Maqsood

BIO | Kashif is a San Francisco resident and a Silicon Valley professional where he has spent the last 20+ years of his life working around the world on high tech manufacturing equipment. | | Much like a Japanese corporate worker he keeps his head down, his body pickled... Read More →
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Fyza Parviz

Software Engineer
Fyza Parviz originally hails from Peshawar Pakistan and has been living in the Bay Area for 14 years. She is a Software & Electrical Engineer by profession and loves to read, write, attend events, and create literary experiences. She is also the Web Producer for the Annual Bay Ar... Read More →
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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 neurobiology and women studies at University of California, Irvine. She completed her Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Southern California and a postdoctoral fellowship in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford School of Medicine... 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 i... Read More →


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

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