Indian Student Association



Saipruthvi Vanaparthy

ISA President

Saipruthvi Vanaparthy is a Junior here at UofL. He is studying Electrical and Computer Engineering. Sai enjoys hiking, playing sports, and tinkering with electronics in his free time. He was always involved in his local Indian community and knew he wanted to be part of ISA in college. He loves how ISA is inviting to everyone on campus and how easy it is to get involved. He looks forward to putting on more cultural events and the people and experiences that ISA will bring!


Rakhi Patel

Diwali Event Director

Rakhi Patel is a senior Biology major at the University of Louisville. This is Rakhi’s fourth year being involved with ISA, and this year she serves as the Jalsa Director. Rakhi is from Mount Vernon, KY, and her favorite part of ISA are the friendships she has made through her years in the organization. In her free time, Rakhi enjoys traveling and spending time with friends.

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Lekha Devara

Competition Director

Lekha Devara is a senior at the University of Louisville studying Biology and Spanish. This is Lekha’s fourth year as a member of ISA, and has served as a Freshman Outreach Officer and Public Relations officer in the past. This year she is the Competition Director and is so excited to bring together her love for dancing and ISA into a great event. Her favorite part of ISA is the sense of community and family that everyone shares.


Aditi Bhatnagar

VP of Internal Operations

Aditi Bhatnagar is a senior at the University of Louisville studying Public Health. She loves being a part of ISA because it provides its members with an opportunity to learn about where we came from, to celebrate our culture and heritage, and to share our experiences living as Indian-Americans! Her goal as the Vice President of Internal Operations is to make sure ISA remains a family as it grows and to teach members more about India’s History. She believes that it is pertinent and imperative to achieve these goals in order to succeed as an organization and community.


Ramya Naraharisetty

VP of Cultural Relations

Ramya is a junior Psychology major and Accounting minor at University of Louisville. She is born in Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh and lived in Louisville for all of her growing life. In her free time she likes to dance or create art. Her favorite thing about ISA is how she is able to express her culture with other Indian-Americans. Ramya is also our Vice President of Cultural Relations, and she looks forward to spreading her Indian culture throughout campus.

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Kenny Draper

VP of Finance

Kenny is a junior Electrical Engineering major at the University of Louisville. In his free time Kenny enjoys playing golf, watching movies, and hanging out with friends. Kenny has lived in Northeastern Kentucky his whole life before moving to Louisville. His favorite part of ISA was finding a new family is an unknown city.


Sai Chinthala

VP of Communications

Sai Chinthala is a junior studying Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Louisville. She was born in Hyderabad, India and has lived in Northern Kentucky for most of her life, before moving to Louisville for college. Her favorite hobby is photography. She joined ISA to become more involved on campus but ended up finding a family away from home. She enjoys the people, the events and the culture.


Minoru Chou

VP of Service

Minoru Chou is a Junior at the University of Louisville studying Marketing, Finance, and Chemistry. This is Minoru’s third year as an ISA member. He is serving as the VP of Service. He became interested in Indian culture in his second year of high school. Being surrounded by his Indian friends influenced him to indulge himself into the culture.


Jones Hebron

VP of Web Development

Jones Hebron is a junior studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Louisville. His was born in Dubai but his family is from Kerala and Chhattisgarh. In his free time, He likes to play soccer, watch movies, go to bdubs and play FIFA. He loves the way ISA has treated him as family and hopes to do the same to others as well. He looks forward to sharing Indian culture on campus through events such as Jalsa and Derby City Dhoom.


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