SAIS is a global network of business professionals, athletes, coaches, entrepreneurs, analysts, marketers, lawyers, journalists, creatives and more thriving in the world of sports who come from the South Asian diaspora. Join for free today to benefit from:

  • Insightful panel discussions with prominent South Asians working sports.
  • A platform to connect with like-minded professionals across the world.
  • In-person and digital networking opportunities.
  • Access to a community to share experiences, insights and opportunities.
  • Updates on South Asians making waves in sports.
  • Advocacy and promotion.

Keep scrolling to explore our most recent events and opportunities!

Our Community

South Asians have cultural origins from more than 8 countries and their surrounding territories including: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Our Mission

Co-founded and led by former professional tennis player, Neha Uberoi Khangoora since 2016, SAIS has been dedicated to advocating for, educating and promoting South Asians who work in sports.

The objectives of this community are to enable professionals to pursue their dreams and achieve new professional heights, increase the number of South Asians working in and impacting the world of sports globally, and connect South Asians working in sports through a network of seasoned professionals and emerging leaders.


Membership is FREE and open to individuals of all ethnicities in the South Asian diaspora.

Our members benefit from panel discussions with prominent industry professionals, networking opportunities, updates on South Asians making waves in sports, advocacy, promotion, and so much more.

Support SAIS

Our small but mighty team of volunteers strives daily to grow the network and fulfill the mission of SAIS. Our membership and events are free and we need a stable source of funding to sustain the effort, grow and innovate. If you have found value in our continued efforts to advance South Asians working in sports, we hope you will consider becoming a patron. Your support really matters. – Neha Uberoi Khangoora, CEO and Cofounder

Our Events

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Current Events:

Follow us on Instagram and join our members only LinkedIn Group to stay up to date on our digital events.

Past Events:


“How Social Media is Impacting Sports Culture” Panel

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019 the South Asians in Sports organization presented this panel at the SeatGeek Headquarters in New York.

South Asians in Sports
Seat Geek, NYC

Member Meet-up

On May 28th, 2019, SAIS hosted a networking event at BaarBaar gastropub in New York City.

Baar Baar, NYC