Avani Parekh

Avani is a trained counselor with 9 years of experience working with women and relationship issues ranging from abuse and sexual assault to healthy relationship paradigms and self love. In 2008, she started Kiran, a South Asian Domestic Violence Agency in the US, where she worked closely with the community to raise awareness about domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. In 2014 she started LoveDoctor, a platform for young people to get
confidential advice about sexual health are relationships, serving people via chat, whatsapp, snapchat and Facebook. In 2016, LoveDoctor merged with SHEROES, making it a women-only space for sex and relationship advice. She now serves as Director of Empathy at SHEROES, overseeing the SHEROES helpline, empathy in the SHEROES online platform, and strategic partnerships.