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Upcoming events

Pratham AI Hackathon

The Pratham AI Hackathon invites students aged 15-19 residing in the Seattle or Bay Area to participate in a unique challenge. This hybrid event offers an opportunity to develop innovative solutions utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to address educational and employability challenges in resource-constrained environments.


2024 Pratham Seattle Gala

Saturday, September 28, 2024
Save the date for the 2024 Pratham Seattle Gala!


How you can take part in the Pratham Hackathon 2024

Pratham USA is bringing a unique opportunity to young AI enthusiasts and future leaders in USA, starting with two regions – the Seattle Metropolitan Area and Bay Area.

The AI hackathon is an invitation to ideate and innovate for solutions that will improve learning and employability in low-resource environments such as India (and other low resource environments). An invitation to Learn and Build for Social Impact.

Students between the ages of 15-19 are eligible to participate in the hackathon. The hybrid event...
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Empowering Through Learning: A journey with Darshana Shanbhag

Darshana Shanbhag, a physician based in the Seattle area, has been a Pratham supporter for over a decade and an active member of the Pratham Seattle Chapter Board since 2018, serving as the Seattle Chapter President from 2019-2022. A steadfast believer in the transformative power of learning, her own life’s journey has been fueled by a love of learning and accomplishment. Read on to discover what’s inspired her to support learning, the importance of empowering women, and what she’s found...
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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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Pratham selected to receive funding from Google.org Impact Challenge for Women & Girls

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

The Google.org 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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Leadership

Co-Presidents
Devindra Chainani
Sharonyka Kumar Narayan

Gala Co-Chairs
Roopa Satagopan
Payal Tiwana

Brand and Influencer Engagement Chairs
Roopa Satagopan
Payal Tiwana

Youth Programs Lead
Reetam Bhattacharya

Executive Board
Darshana Shanbhag
Sumit Chauhan
Meenakshi Rishi and Niranjan Chipalkatti
Kavitha Ramakrishnan and Anand Eswaran
Sheila Gulati
Yumi Iwasaki and Anoop Gupta
Shanti Subramanyam and AGK Karunakaran
Sakshi Thawani and Jeetendra Mirchandani
Sagar Gandhi
Janet Levinger and William Poole
Sharmila and Pradeep Rathinam
Roopa and Murli Satagopan
Rubie Singh
Neha Krishna and Rishabh Tandon
Payal and Pravjit Tiwana
Madhavi Yerramilli-Rao

Stories

The Remala Family: Leading by Example

Somit’s Story: Learning and Growing with Pratham