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Supporting global education

Angie Frederickson
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Supporters of Pratham USA

Supporters of Pratham USA (Photo: Bijay Dixit)

Supporters of Pratham USA gathered at the Hilton Americas Hotel for the Pratham Houston gala to raise funds for education for underserved children in India. Guests enjoyed food and entertainment, and heard from Rajiv J. Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, about education and other efforts in global communities. Highlights of the evening included performances from two of the hottest stars from Indian Idol, Mohammad Danish and Shanmukhapriya. Pictured are Pratham board members (top row, from left) Raj Mehta, Shawn Karande, Houston chapter co-presidents Vikram Gopal and Pradip Seernani, Dhamo Dhamotharan, Mahesh Shah, Shivaji Dasgupta, Manish Jain, Pankaj Malani, Madhu Maganti; (bottom row, from left) Rekha V. Narahari, Mai Melligeri, Asha Dhume, Annu Rao Naik, Swatantra Jain, Namrata Sharma Goel, Sameera Kapasi Mahendru, Jyothi Singh, and Mili Shah.

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