CAMaL Ka Camp: Turning learning into an amazing adventure

Language and math skills are the magic keys that transform a child’s world to one of learning and possibility!
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SoBa Dosti's Festival of Colors supports Pratham USA

Last weekend, SoBa Dosti hosted a fantastic Festival of Colors event at the South Barrington Conservancy near Chicago, Illinois. It was a day filled with fun activities including a one-mile walk, Holi color celebrations, and a lively gathering featuring local vendors, food and drink stations and dancing!

The highlight of the event was the tossing of the Holi color powder, but this event was about more than just celebration—it was also an opportunity to make a difference. All the proceeds from...
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5 things we learned at the Pratham Virtual Career Panel

If you could go back in time, what is the most important thing you would tell yourself as you progress through your career?

This was a guiding principles of our virtual career panel discussion hosted on November 8, 2022. The event featured panelists Anu Krishnan, Jennifer Marszalek, and Nag Vaidyanathan, and it was moderated by Yev Kozachuk.

Keep reading to find out what our key takeaways from the event were!

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A splash of color and a whole lot of inspiration!

The Chicago community gathered at Barrington Road Pond – Picnic Groves on June 5th for their Carnival of Colors event. Each year, the chapter hosts a 5K walk but this year, it was a far more exciting and colorful event! Participants got to play with colored powder before and after the walk reminiscent of the Indian festival of Holi.

Nag Vaidyanathan, Pratham Chicago Chapter President, said, “The Chicago walk has been a popular event for the community and it’s heartwarming to...
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Nag Vaidyanathan appointed as president of Pratham Chicago

Pratham USA is pleased to announce the appointment of Nag Vaidyanathan as president of our Chicago chapter. Nag will be taking the reins from Srinivas Reddy who led the chapter for the past two challenging pandemic years.

During his term, Srinivas bonded the chapter through regular communication, spearheading fundraising efforts with board and staff members, and pivoting to effective virtual events to keep the Chicago chapter engaged. The chapter saw growth in fundraising in these two years despite refraining from any...
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Nageswaran Vaidyanathan

Vice President
Pradnya Puranik

Executive Board
  • Rina Akolawala
  • Dilip Bhattacharjee
  • Rahul Bhattad
  • Teju Deshpande
  • Suren Gupta
  • Shiv Iyer
  • Murugesh Kasilingam
  • Yev Kozachuk
  • Susan Patel
  • Srinivas Reddy
  • Praveen Sharma
  • Falguni Shah