2021-22 Executive Board

Meet our Executive Board for the 2021-22 Academic Year. They are excited to serve the South Asian community at HLS and beyond. Feel free to reach out if you’d like to connect or have any questions.


Rosie Kaur


Rosie is a 2L from Cypress, California, with her roots in Amritsar, Punjab. In her free time, she enjoys binging Netflix, hiking, and exploring spoken word poetry.

EMAIL: jkaur@jd23.law.harvard.edu


Vandana Apte


Vandana is a 2L Indian American (half Marathi-half Tamil) born and raised in Walpole, Massachusetts. In her free time, you can find her trying new restaurants in Boston, binge-watching Friends for the millionth time, or snuggling with her kitten, Jalebi.

EMAIL: vapte@jd23.law.harvard.edu


Maisha Kamal

Vice President – Social

Maisha is a 2L Bangladeshi-American from New York. In her free time, she watches reality tv and orders from the same three places in Cambridge (Pita Cambridge, Halal Guys, and Sam’s Falafel).

EMAIL: mkamal@jd23.law.harvard.edu


Neil Davey

Vice President – Professional Development

Neil is a 2L from Gaithersburg, MD with roots in Gujarat, India. He loves tennis, hip hop music, and coffee. He is looking forward to some fun and interesting events with amazing South Asian lawyers, activists, and academics. He is also very excited for lots of good food and dancing with SALSA this year.

EMAIL: ndavey@jd23.law.harvard.edu


Zarka Shabir

Vice President – Professional Development

Zarka is a 3L International J.D., born and raised in Kashmir. She enjoys food, fashion and hiking. If she wasn’t in law, she would be at an art school.

EMAIL: zshabir@jd22.law.harvard.edu