Meet the Executive Committee

Simrita Varma is currently a sophomore studying Global Resource Systems. She is the President and Co-Captain of the 2016-2017 committee. She has been involved with BDC since Fall 2014, when she came to Iowa State as a freshman. She's danced since she was 3 years old. Her styles range from ballet to kathak to Bollywood, but her favorite is Bollywood because she has never ending energy!

Maneesh Pillai is a senior in Management and one of the founding members of BDC. As such he has performed for BDC ever since its inception and currently serves as Treasurer and Co-Captain of the organization. Maneesh is a versatile dancer and enjoys Bhangra and Popping.

Anaya Bhobe is a graduate student in Civil Engineering at Iowa State University. She is also the Vice President for Bollywood Dance Club and has been a part of BDC since she arrived at ISU in Fall 2014. Dancing has been her hobby since the age of 5, which she pursued by learning Kathak(an Indian classical dance form) and being a MUMBAIKAR, Bollywood dancing happens to be one of her favourite!

Jyothsna Rameshkumar is a first year PhD student in Immunobiology. She joined BDC in Fall 2015, and is now serving as the Secretary on the committee. She's been a classical dancer since she was 4 years old, but also loves contemporary and salsa. She loves dancing because she feels free and it brings out who she really is!