Anju Bhargava is a risk and strategic business transformation management consultant. She is the only Hindu American appointed to President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Advisory Council on Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and Secretary Janet Napolitano's Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council and was the only Indian-American to serve in the Clinton administration's Community Builder Fellowship initiative. She is the founder of Hindu American Seva Charities, which is becoming a national movement for Hindu faith-based community service programs addressing social justice issues. A Vedantic teacher, she strives to combine philosophy and practice from a contemporary view and is active in interfaith collaboration. She was a founding member of the New Jersey Corporate Diversity Network, former president of Asian Indian Women in America, and a Trustee of Council for a Parliament of World Religions. Bhargava is a graduate of Stella Maris College, Madras University India, and Rutgers University.