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2024 Pratham Chicago Gala

Saturday, October 19, 2024
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2023 Pratham Fall Galas: A Season of Inspiration and Impact

Like the vibrant hues of autumn, Pratham USA’s 2023 Fall Galas were a season of inspiration and impact, bringing communities together through the shared mission of changing lives and transforming communities through learning for children and young people in India. Together, we raised funds to support the learning journeys of over 370,000 children!

The 2023 Pratham New York Gala was a night to remember! We were inspired by Siddhi’s story of transformation through Pratham’s Second Chance program and celebrated Pratham’s initiatives...
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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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Yev Kozachuk
Bhavna Guglani

Vice President
Pradnya Puranik

Executive Board
  • Rina Akolawala
  • Dilip Bhattacharjee
  • Suren Gupta
  • Shiv Iyer
  • Murugesh Kasilingam
  • Smruti and Badri Rajagopalan
  • Srinivas Reddy
  • Praveen Sharma