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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Pratham selected to receive funding from Impact Challenge for Women & Girls

Pratham Education Foundation has been selected as one of the 34 initiatives worldwide to receive funding support from the Impact Challenge for Women and Girls.

The Impact Challenge for Women and Girls commits $25 million to fund organizations creating pathways to prosperity for women and girls. Over 7,800 applications were submitted by organizations from across the world and were reviewed by a panel of experts from several sectors, after which 34 initiatives were chosen.

Pratham will receive USD$1 million in...
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Pratham CEO Dr. Rukmini Banerji awarded the 2021 Yidan Prize for Education Development

Pratham CEO Dr. Rukmini Banerji has been awarded the 2021 Yidan Prize for Education Development – the world’s highest education accolade – for her work in improving learning outcomes.

The Yidan Prize is an inclusive education award that recognizes individuals or teams who have contributed significantly to the theory and practice of education. It consists of two prizes, working in harmony: the Yidan Prize for Education Research and the Yidan Prize for Education Development. Professor Eric A. Hanushek, Paul and Jean...
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Pratham USA partners with Shell in support of “The Giving Pump” campaign

Pratham USA is pleased to partner with Shell in support of “The Giving Pump” campaign. Now through September 30, 2021, a portion of your fill up at the purple pump at participating Shell stations in the Seattle area (and some locations in Texas and Louisiana) will go towards supporting Pratham USA.

Shell launched “The Giving Pump” at stations across the U.S. as part of its Force For Good initiative to drive positive change in local communities by giving back. At participating...
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  • Devindra Chainani
  • Sharonyka Kumar Narayan

Gala Co-Chairs
  • Sharonyka Kumar Narayan
  • Roopa Satagopan

Brand and Influencer Engagement Chairs
  • Roopa Satagopan
  • Payal Tiwana

Youth Programs Lead
Reetam Bhattacharya

Executive Board
Darshana Shanbhag
Sarika and Samir Bodas
Vandana and Vikram Chalana
Sumit Chauhan
Meenakshi Rishi and Niranjan Chipalkatti
Kavitha Ramakrishnan and Anand Eswaran
Sheila Gulati
Yumi Iwasaki and Anoop Gupta
Shanti Subramanyam and AGK Karunakaran
Rupal Mehta
Sakshi Thawani and Jeetendra Mirchandani
Seema Pareek and Gurdeep Singh Pall
Janet Levinger and William Poole
Sharmila and Pradeep Rathinam
Satya and Rao Remala
Didi Saluja
Roopa and Murli Satagopan
Leena and Bharat Shah
Rubie Singh
Neha Krishna and Rishabh Tandon
Payal and Pravjit Tiwana
Trang Le and Rich Tong


The Remala Family: Leading by Example

Somit’s Story: Learning and Growing with Pratham