Community and Industry Involvement

Vadtal Dham Temple

Vadtal Dham Temple

Ina volunteers as a Saturday school teacher at her local temple. One of the main areas she focuses on with the students is teaching their native language, which is very special for her to be able to pass down. She truly enjoys attending and being involved with the temple.

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Leva Patidar Samaj of Houston (LPSH)

Leva Patidar Samaj of Houston (LPSH) is a non-profit organization based in Houston, TX. Being a social and cultural organization, LPSH holds many events throughout the year for all age groups including youth, seniors, and women, whether it be educational, social, cultural or just a normal day outing. LPSH also participates in and plays a lead role in setting up charitable events throughout the Greater Houston area. Ina has been a long time member of the organization and plays a vital role in sponsoring many community events. She volunteers her time to the Samaj and is a crucial part of this growing community.

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United Leuva of Houston

ULH is a nonprofit organization that has a primary goal of creating a culture of friendship, loyalty and respect among its members and supporters. ULH members strive to contribute their time, knowledge and resources for the betterment of the community. Ina is a member of ULH and participates and volunteers her time in ULH events. Ina contributes her life learnings by teaching and guiding the young children about their culture and traditions. Ina’s passion to work together with ULH makes her a vital member and partner of ULH.

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Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, is a global, independent association of comprised of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals from around the world. Founded in 1927, MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service, and membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services industries.

NAIFA

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)

Widely recognized and highly esteemed, NAIFA provides financial service professionals access to education, networking, and volunteer opportunities on a national level. The association’s mission is to promote a high ethical standard, advocate for positive legislation regarding investment and insurance regulation, and develop the skill and acumen and of its representatives. As a member, Ina adheres to NAIFA’s Code of Ethics and is wholly committed to serving her clients’ best interests.

AAHOA

Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA)

As the largest hotel owner association in the U.S., members of AAHOA own nearly half of the nation’s hospitality real estate. This organization is committed to helping others realize and protect the “American dream,” and it advocates for small-business growth on local, state, and federal levels. As a lifetime member, Ina frequently attends trade meetings and stays in touch with the hotel market to better serve the needs of her many clients in the hotel industry.

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Masala Radio

Since 2012, Ina has been a host on the popular Houston radio show, Masala Radio. Passionate about the Gujarati language, she discusses various music genres, movies (her favorites being black-and-white classics), and other Indian pop culture in her native language. She’s considered somewhat of an entertainment media expert on the local airwaves, and she loves getting to share insight about her culture with others.

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Austin Athletics and Houston Hurricanes Minor League Cricket Team

Ina has been a proud sponsor to the Austin Athletics and Houston Hurricanes Minor League Cricket Team. A true enthusiast of the sport she enjoys being a part of one of the most played games within the South Asian Community. Ina not only sponsors the cricket teams but loves to attend their matches and cheer for all the players. Austin Athletics and Houston Hurricanes Cricket Teams have made her proud with their winning performances and overall team spirit.