Seattle

Upcoming events

Seattle Gala 2017

Saturday, September 16, 2017
The Westin Bellevue
600 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
Save the date for the 2017 Pratham Seattle Gala.


Pratham Seattle Gala Raises $300K to Fight Child Illiteracy in India

Pratham Seattle raised over $300,000 at its annual gala on September 10, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency, Bellevue, which featured locally sourced American fare as well as inspired Indian cuisine from Masala of India and timeless Bollywood tunes spun by DJ Kapil.

University of Washington Law School Professor and Co-President, Secretary and Director at RPX Research Inc Randi Hedin attended as a special guest. Having recently visited India and Pratham, Randi shared her impressions of a Pratham camp, vividly describing watching...
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Sarva Mangal Family Trust Funds Expansion of Pratham Technology Initiatives

Pratham USA is pleased announced a two-year commitment from the Sarva Mangal Family Trust to support the expansion of technology initiatives aimed at assisting Indian middle schoolers (ages 10-14) and young adults (ages 18-30).

Over the past 12 months, we have been experimenting with the use of tablet technology as a way to deliver our educational content to economically disadvantaged children with the primary objective of inspiring and engaging them through self-directed learning.
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Pratham Seattle Forms Young Professionals Group

Pratham Seattle has launched a young professionals group to engage with and foster emerging professionals from the community.

An informal launch party was held on Thursday, June 23 at Cactus in South Lake Union to introduce Pratham to the close to two dozen young professionals, many from Microsoft and Amazon, who had expressed interest in the organization and a desire to make a meaningful difference through education.
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Seattle Visit Leads to Training and Capacity Building

A team from Pratham India visited the Seattle chapter in March to share the latest developments from their work in the field. Team members included head of content and training, Usha Rane; content developer and program head, Meera Tendolkar; and co-lead of the Monitoring, Measurement and Evaluation (MME) unit, Varun Limaye.
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Tarana Plays Benefit Concert in Portland

On Sunday, April 10, approximately 500 people gathered at the Benson Polytechnic High School in Portland, OR to enjoy the music of Tarana, a local Bollywood band. The benefit concert was organized and promoted by Pratham supporters in the area, who hoped to increase awareness and drive action for Pratham’s cause.

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Leadership

President
Viren Kamdar

Advisory Board
  • Devindra and Manisha Chainani
  • Sheila Gulati
  • Anoop Gupta and Yumi Iwasaki
  • Kabir and Noreen Shahani
  • Pradeep and Rubie Singh