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Dil Mil. Bumble. Hinge. Shaadi.com. It seems like every day there is a new dating app on the scene. Jain Connect is a new perspective on how to make, build, and retain connections in the real world.

While our online forum will provide you a platform to connect with other Jain singles, our unique events around the country will help you build long-lasting relationships. To achieve this goal, Jain Connect will host virtual mixers, meet-ups in a city near you, semi-annual regional conferences, and a permanent track at the bi-annual national JAINA Convention.

Jain Connect is for U.S.- and Canada- based singles ages 24-42. To access the many features of our website, please create an account today!

Meet the Team

Varun Gandhi
Varun Gandhi, Co-Chair

Dr. Varun Gandhi is a soulpreneur, talk show host, and philanthropist based in Los Angeles, CA. His mission is to unite and heal communities around the world through culture, spirituality, and conversations.

He hosts a podcast called ‘What’s Your Story’ where experts discuss topics that divides South Asians, such as mental health, colorism and women’s/men’s abuse. These episodes have been watched by more than 50,000 people. Teaming up with Chakra Doctor, they have developed a guided meditation called Full Chakra Activation, the Affirmation Bible Game, and the Miracle Food Plan, which is a 30-day program consisting of ingesting an all-natural superfood called Miracle Food and maintaining a raw food diet with guidance from our recipe book.

Varun previously volunteered at the JAINA 2019 Convention on the Public Relations & Marketing Committees. He is proud to have met his wife at the 2015 JAINA Convention and they have been married since 2016.

Sheenika Shah Gandhi, Co-Chair

Sheenika is based in Los Angeles, CA and is passionate about bringing communities together. She graduated with a J.D. and is a licensed California attorney, and uses her expertise to coach attorneys to bring in business as the Director of Marketing at a Los Angeles law firm. Sheenika is the former Co-Chair of both Young Jains of America (YJA) and Young Jain Professionals (YJP) and was previously on the Executive Committee for the Gujarati Society of Southern California. She is proud to have met her husband at the 2015 JAINA Convention and they have been married since 2016.

Piyush Gandhi, Liaison to JAINA Executive Committee and Former Co-Chair

Piyush Gandhi is based in Chicago, IL. He is the current President of Jain Society of Metropolitan Chicago. He is a Sr. Project Leader and Solution Architect at a global insurance company.