Saumya Arya Haas
ALB Candidate in Religious Studies, Harvard University
Saumya Arya Haas is an ALB candidate in Religious Studies at Harvard University. She lives with challenges due to a Traumatic Brain Injury. Prior to this life-altering injury, she engaged in Interfaith/Intergroup Dialogue and Social Justice work as Director of Headwaters/Delta Interfaith, advising organizations including The New Orleans Healing Center and Hindu American Seva Charities; this work has taken her everywhere from West Africa to the White House. She writes for diverse publications online and in print media. Saumya is a priestess of both Hinduism and Vodou.