Rita Meher is Tasveer’s co-founder and executive director. In addition to managing the organization’s daily operations, she oversees the Tasveer South Asian Film Festival and Aaina: South Asian Women’s Festival every year. Rita has received awards from the Seattle Globalist (2015) and has been named a Rising Star (NW Asian Weekly, 2015), and Community Voice (International Examiner, 2017).
Director of Programming
Laila Kazmi is a Northwest Emmy Award-winning producer and filmmaker. Her stories have aired on PBS television stations in Seattle, San Diego, Boston and streamed on PBS NewsHour. Her articles have been published on PBS NewsHour online, ColorLines Magazine, The Seattle Times, and Pakistan’s daily Dawn. She blogs at Sufdari.com.
Sponsorship Coordinator: Khenrab Palden
Guest Liaison: Siddhi Ghai
Festival Coordinators: Siddhi Ghai, Pooja Choksi
Tasveer Board of Directors
Rita Meher, Co-founder/ Executive Director, Tasveer
Farah Nousheen, Co-founder, Tasveer
Shahina Piyarali, Board President
Alka Kurian, Secretary
Debadutta Dash, Treasurer