Clubs & Student Organizations

Asha for Education
Asha for Education is an all-volunteer worldwide non-profit organization that works to provide basic education to underprivileged children in India. 

Association for India’s Development
AID is a volunteer movement committed to promoting sustainable, equitable and just development.

Sangam is an Asian-American community discussion group whose aim is to promote discussion on social, political and cultural issues pertaining to the Pan-Asian community.

South Asia Society
The South Asia Society (SAS) is a student organization dedicated to promoting cultural unity and awareness among its members and the University of Pennsylvania community. 

Bengali Students Association
Founded in 2005, the Bengali Students Association is the University of Pennsylvania’s gateway to Bengali culture. 

South Asian Law Student Association
SALSA is an organization that serves the South Asian law student community at Penn through cultural activities & special events. 

Performing Arts

Atma is UPenn's award-winning, all-female South Asian fusion a cappella group. 

Penn Hype
Hype is a co-ed, multi-cultural, performing arts group at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Penn Dhamaka 
Penn Dhamaka is the University of Pennsylvania’s first and only all-male dance troupe. 

Penn Sargam 
Penn Sargam is the USA's very first student-groups dedicated to promoting Indian Classical Music. 

PENNaach is the University of Pennsylvania’s only all-female South Asian fusion dance troupe.  

Penn Masala
Penn Masala, the world’s first and premier South Asian a cappella group, was formed in 1996 at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Penn Masti
Dance group featuring a variety of styles such as Bharata Natyam, Bhangra, Filmy, Lyrical, Bachata, and Hip-Hop. 

PenNaatak was founded in 1999 by Hareesh Chander and Anita Sreedhar to perform and promote South Asian oriented theatre. 

Penn QuakeRaas 
Garba Raas is an energetic Indian folk dance which originated in Gujarat hundreds of years ago.

Penn Thillana
Penn Thillana was founded in September of 2005 in order to share various forms of Indian classical dance with the Penn community and beyond.