Founder & Consultant, ROAR Training & Consulting, LLC
Varsha is an international speaker, Mayo Clinic trained Wellness Coach and founder of ROAR Training Consulting, LLC (ROAR TC®). The mission of ROAR T&C® is to bring awareness on key social issues and providing professionals with tools to enhance services for diverse populations (ROAR: Reflect, Observe, Analyze, and Respond®). She received her BA from Columbia University and later received her JD. She provides trainings to professionals, police, judges, lawyers, military, students etc. on diversity, bias, domestic violence/sexual assault nationally and around the world-Spain, Australia, Italy, Rwanda, India etc. Varsha has served as a domestic violence/sexual assault advocate in hospital settings and on a 24 Hour crisis helpline. She has worked with diverse populations from Somalia, Nepal, Sierra Leon, Iraq, Russia, Ethiopia, amongst others. She has also received training through Harvard Medical School’s Program in Global Mental Health Refugee Trauma. She has also received additional training and enhanced her skills around wellness and stress reduction through the Mayo Clinic and the Yale School of Medicine’s Stress Center. As a Mayo Clinic trained Wellness Coach, she addresses a variety of issues including stress reduction, communication, health, and wellness goals. Varsha has served on the Los Angeles Police Department DNA Taskforce, is Director on the Board of Directors of End Violence Against Women International, Co-Chair of the Los Angeles Domestic Violence Council’s Religion and Domestic Violence Committee and has served as Advisory Council for United Nations Women Los Angeles. In addition, she is part of a select group of individuals hosting radio shows through bringing diverse voices to community radio through intentional recruitment, training, and facilitation of production.