Akbar Herao is a Founder & Volunteer of, A South Asian community service venture. Akbar has years of experience in Ethnic media; that includes hosting and directing Radio and TV shows, and also experienced in developing content for the ethnic communities within Canada. Akbar has worked with some of the finest ethnic media companies in Canada, such as Chakde TV, Radio Sabrang & Radio Sursangam etc. He is extremely passionate about the freedom of speech in media, but also diligently working towards providing the content which respects and celebrates the pluralistic nature of Canadian societies.

Akbar Herao is also a very well-known speaker, who has delivered several speeches and lectures to the international institutes and organizations. Being an Ismaili Muslim, he is extremely passionate about volunteerism and firmly believes in the idea of giving back to the community. He regularly volunteers for community events and believes that can be of great service to the South Asian Communities living in Canada.

Akbar Herao is an avid reader and a poet. He loves Urdu / Punjabi & Hindi poetry. He also likes to travel and loves to try the different ethnic food. He lives with his family in Calgary, Canada.