Youth Board Advisors & Youth Leadership Program Director
Youth Board Advisors
Vishaal Diwan studied Computer Science at the University of Washington and also holds a minor in biology. Currently he is working on his start-up.
This will be Vishaal’s third year as a Youth Board Advisor. Vishaal attended Camp Bharat for many years throughout his childhood and was also on the Youth Board for a year, during which he served as the head of the Youth Committee. Vishaal is very excited to have the opportunity to give back to an organization which gave him so much growing up.
When he is not busy with official YB business, Vishaal can be found listening to music or re-watching episodes of Entourage. Vishaal hopes he can bring a fresh perspective to the board and show the kids they can be themselves while still getting work done.
Sai Reddy is currently finishing his undergraduate degree at UW in the Pre-Med program. He is also an intern at the UW Medical Center.
He was both a part of the IAWW Youth Council (YC) and Youth Board (YB) programs and believes that his experience with the program will give him the ability to be a good influence and role model for the Youth Board. He credits YC & YB for the memories and the friendships that he cherishes to this day.
In his free time, Sai likes to listen to music, watch movies, hang out with his dog and go on drives.
Serena Ahuja studied Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a minor in Business. She currently works as a Software Developer at Microsoft. In her free time, you can find Serena listening to music, reading, and hanging out with her friends.
Serena was a part of the IAWW Youth Board for two years and is grateful for all of the memories, valuable experiences that it provided. She is looking forward to giving back to this program as an advisor and hopes to provide a positive influence for the Youth Program kids.
Youth Leadership Program Director
My family moved to Seattle in 1982 and I have participated and performed in IAWW events from the start of the organization back in the late 1980s. As a teenager, IAWW was one of the platforms which gave me the opportunity to meet other kids with similar backgrounds and build lifelong friendships.
I am passionate about volunteering to make a difference. I was the PTSA treasurer for 2 years at Newcastle Elementary and joined the IAWW executive board in 2012 to give back to the community. IAWW has been an amazing and rewarding experience. I have served on the IAWW board as Secretary, Vice President, President and this is my fifth year as the Youth Leadership Program Director.
I started my career working at Microsoft while majoring in Marketing at the University of Washington and have held variety of roles over the years. Currently, I am working part-time at Stanford University.