Anju Bhargava is a risk and strategic business transformation executive. She was the only Hindu American appointed to President Barack Obama’s Inaugural Advisory Council on Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Department of Homeland Security's Faith Advisory Council and was the only Indian-American to serve in President Clinton's Community Builder Fellowship. She is the founder of Hindu American Seva Communities (HASC), a progressive American organization, which has pioneered a national movement to create change and address social justice issues through innovative faith based service (seva) programs in Dharmic places of worship, places of learning or community based organizations. 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 former Trustee of Council for a Parliament of World Religions. Bhargava is a graduate of Stella Maris College, Madras University India, and Rutgers University.
J. Cody Nielsen is the Executive Director of the Wesley Foundation at the University of Minnesota, President of the National Campus Ministry Association, serves as an advisor for Ask Big Questions, an initiative of Hillel, and serves on the board of the North American Interfaith Network. From 2013-2014, Cody completed a twenty-five school research study concerning how public universities consider religious engagement on their campus.