About the Author

Author Raj Arneja

Raj Arneja is the Director of Corporate Engagement and Philanthropy at Nanak Foods. Born into an immigrant family and raised in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, Raj’s childhood memories are full of colorful stories of supporting family and friends as they settled into their new country and adjusted to new customs and traditions. Raj works hard at building relationships within the community through her work at Nanak Foods. She directs the company’s philanthropy, including strategy, programming, and partnership development, and the day-to-day operation of all corporate contributions. Raj also sits on boards where she can apply her skills and experience. She is well known in the South Asian community in the Vancouver area.

Raj enjoys supporting various charitable, non-profit community organizations, including the Seva Thrift Society, VISAFF, and two girls’ orphanages in Punjab.

Raj strongly feels that humanity has no borders and we should reach out and help wherever we are able to, regardless of race, gender or nationality.

Raj lives in Surrey, British Columbia, with her husband. She has two grown children, Kabir and Kirti. An avid traveler, Raj has travelled to over 60 countries, many times with her kids and to some as a volunteer.

Love at First Sight: A Mother's Journey to Adoption by Raj Arneja
Author Raj Arneja children, Kabir and Kirti
Author Raj Arneja with her family