SAPWN: South Asian Professional Women's Network

SAPWN is hosting a networking event centered around food. We will feature two creative local women and their presentations will leave you with plenty of food for thought. Come listen to these inspiring women and learn how they’ve cooked up success with a combination of culinary, business and blogging skills. Our featured GUEST SPEAKERS are Veena Prasad-Founder and Executive Director of Project Feast, Seattle and Sutapa Ray-Food Blogger and Cookbook Author.

Launched at the Aaina 2012 Festival, SAPWN serves as a primary networking and mentoring platform for South Asian women in the Seattle Area. Don't miss this opportunity to hear our inspiring speakers share their professional journey. Participate in the SAPWN @ Aaina event and network with other South Asian Women Professionals.


Veena Prasad - Executive Director- Project Feast 


Veena is the founder and executive director of Project Feast, a nonprofit social enterprise with the mission of empowering refugee and immigrant cooks. Previously, Veena spent 10 years in the corporate world as a project manager and later as an entrepreneur in the food industry. She is a University of Washington Alum having graduated from the Foster School of Business with an MBA in 2009. She is originally from Bangalore, India and has also lived in the Midwest and in Germany. She feels most at home in Seattle.