New York Tri-State

Upcoming events

New York Tri-State Gala 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017
Cipriani Wall Street
55 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
Save the date for the 2017 Pratham New York Tri-State Gala.


Pratham Receives CA Technologies Grant to Support Science and Girls' Education Programs

We are pleased to announce that New York-based multinational software corporation CA Technologies has awarded Pratham a $100,000 grant. The contribution will help more than 15,000 rural, low-income children served by Pratham through
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NY Tri-State Gala Raises Over $2.6 Million To Eradicate Child Illiteracy In India

Pratham hosted our annual New York Tri-State gala Friday, September 16 at the incomparable Waldorf Astoria. The event, which was attended by approximately 600 guests, raised over $2.6 million for our innovative and award-winning educational programs.

Our programs resonated deeply with the night’s keynote speaker, Nikki R. Haley, Governor of South Carolina, who engaged the crowd with her personal story about growing up as an Indian immigrant in the deep South. She also drew attention to the...
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Investing in India: Opportunities and Challenges

India has significant inroads to make in the areas of infrastructure, political reform and energy production if it wants to reach its full economic potential and attract foreign investment, but at the heart of this must also be a focus on sufficiently educating its young people.

This was the message from speakers at a panel discussion — titled “Investing in India: Opportunities and Challenges”
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Op-Ed: How Pratham is Challenging Tradition in India

Here’s a statistic that may surprise you: Only 27% of women in India participate in the labor force. The battle these women face, however, is not with the government; it is with their husbands, brothers and neighbors.

Sarita Gupta, Pratham USA Senior Development Advisor, writes about this issue after a recent visit to New Delhi and a Pratham vocational training center in Adarsh Nagar.
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India’s Biggest Educational Challenge: How to Improve Learning

For ten years, Pratham’s Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) has informed communities and leaders that India’s elementary education is in dire straits. Only half of children in Grade 5 can read at the second-grade level or solve a simple two-digit subtraction problem. That’s about 100 million Indian children who are expected to move forward in life without having grasped the fundamentals.
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Leadership

President
Gagan Singh

Executive Board
  • Murli Buluswar
  • Satish Cherwoo
  • Alpesh Chokshi
  • Rohit Chopra
  • Mitul Desai
  • Dinyar Devitre
  • Vik Hebatpuria
  • Sheila Hooda
  • Rohit Kapoor
  • Raman Kapur
  • Atul Khanna
  • Jaideep Khanna
  • Gail Khosla
  • Sunil Kumar
  • Kavita Mahtani
  • Rahul Mahajan
  • Manjula Menon
  • Anjna Motwani
  • Xerxes Mullan
  • Jignesh Patel
  • Deepak Raj
  • Arvind Sanger
  • Adarsh Sarma
  • Manoj Singh
  • Kumar Shah
  • Sharath Sharma
  • Vinayak Singh

Stories

Parth’s and Sarina’s Story: Gaining Perspective and Bringing About Change

Akshar’s Story: 3 R’s and an M