New York Taxi Workers Alliance
Bhairavi Desai is the founding member of the Taxi Workers Alliance in New York. She works long hours, sometimes without pay, to improve the conditions of taxi drivers. She was born in India, and came to the US with her parents at the age of 6. Daughter of working class immigrant parents, she has a degree in Women's Studies from Rutgers University, and worked for Manavi, the South Asian women's organization in New Jersey.