Ruby Walia born & brought up in Kapurthala, (punjab), India. She earned degree in Law from India in 1994 and migrated to US same year. She volunteered at American law firms, but somehow didn't enjoy and feel the connection. She believes if you love your work and passionate about it, you can excel in life. She joined Cosmetology school and founded "Ruby's Beauty Studio" in 2003. She is very passionate about her work.
She is a single and proud mom of 2 children Shivani and Manav.
Ruby believes in serving humanity and giving back to the community. She started feeding homeless on the road with her family. Later her friends joined and she formed a group called, "Feed the Hungry". This passion of hers led her to found "Touch A Soul." She dedicated this organization to school children as she believes children are our future and we should nurture them well.
She is also trained in Yoga (200 YTT and Certified Chakra Balancing) and offers free Yoga sessions to the community. She enjoys reading, and writing. She founded her blog site in 2017, Let's share, leran, & evolve. She believes in connecting and serving the humanity.
Shanthi Asokan started as a volunteer in 2008 at India Community Center and she moved up to an accomplished HR professional with over 5 years of experience. She is currently working as a Human Resources Manager at India Community Center a Non-profit Organization located In Milpitas, CA.
Shanthi Asokan holds a B.S in Accounting from PSG College for Women India, and a Master’s in Hospital Management from the Kothari institute of Management India. She is currently doing her HR Certification through UCSC.
She is passionate about serving the local community and she started as a volunteer. During her free time she works with few of her friends in designing handmade jewelry.
Dr. Clifton Der Bing
Dr. Clifton Der Bing is a studied practitioner of the art of holistic wellness. He pursued a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology because of the hardships that he overcame as a youth and the lessons he learned while volunteering with children and young adults. Now as a Licensed Psychologist and Yoga Instructor, Clifton enjoys empowering others to successfully find ways to overcome life obstacles.
Clifton currently serves as a Board of Trustee for "Touch A Soul" and owns a counseling private practice in San Jose called "Wellness Ways Center." He is also an avid swimmer, runner, yogi, and enjoys community involvement with disadvantaged youths.
Shivani Walia is a Psychology Major undergrad from San Jose State University. Shivani is a very compassionate, and affectionate person, who believes in helping people in need. She was a Secretary in her College Council. She worked part-time in Milpitas library. She is very hard working and committed person. She loves to learn new things.
Her hobbies are drawing, digital as well as traditional. She loves animals, specially dogs and cats. She has her own art site where she published her drawings.