Saheli means " A female friend" in Hindi. Saheli is a women's community that primarily connects women of Indian and other South Asian origins. It's main goal is to improve women's emotional health in this fast paced and demanding world. Saheli engages and support women through various events, workshops, indoor and outdoor activities; and provide a safe place for them to socialize and build deep, meaningful friendships. We also welcome women of other ethnic backgrounds who are interested in South Asian culture.
Science has proven that Women who have close female friends are healthier and happier. At Saheli women can come together , build connections through 3 distinct categories of activities. 1.Fun 2.Support 3.Empowerment
1. Fun Activities: We organize many activities such as potlucks, picnics, camping trips, coffee/lunch/dinner meets, movie nights, Girls night outs, sleepovers, karaokes, musical gatherings, ticketed parties, road trips. We celebrate global festivals together. The larger scale ticketed events in this category helps us raise funds for the Support and empowerment activities listed below.
2. Support Activities:
Saheli has started a "Friends in Need" Support group that regularly meets in an intimate , confidential setting (5-10 ladies per session) where women can freely discuss their challenges and share anything weighing heavy on their hearts. They can seek support, help and connections to help them deal with their issues.
We also volunteer together to support the needy via soup kitchens, donation drives, food and hygiene supply distributions to homeless and many such group activities.
Saheli organizes various workshops such as personality development, meditations, retreats, emotional fitness to help women build inner strength and peace
Saheli offers emotional fitness and clarity coaching to women.
Book Clubs - Women interested in reading and sharing knowledge can join our book club sessions.
We strive to be a strong, supportive and inclusive community.