Shawna Gohel

Founder & Editor in Chief: Maharani Weddings

Based in San Francisco, Shawna Gohel started Maharani Weddings as an inspirational haven for South Asian brides-to-be.  Shawna began her journey as an Indian bride, searching far and wide for inspiration for her own wedding.  She started Maharani Weddings in 2008 to be that source of inspiration, and has since published more than 5,000 articles on South Asian weddings.

Now, Shawna and her awesome team are innovators, best known for searching out the latest South Asian wedding ideas, while educating and preserving South Asian culture and traditions.  Shawna’s enthusiasm and personality is infused into every detail of Maharani Weddings, and our fervent community of Brides and amazing vendors!