Pratham Community gets into the Spirit of Giving

On Saturday, December 12, 2020, Pratham hosted its holiday event, ‘Spirit of Giving.’ It was an evening filled with music, merriment and more – all in support of Pratham’s Digital Learning Villages initiative. The event was watched by over 300 guests. The world’s first South Asian a cappella group, Penn Masala, kicked off the evening on a musical note with a lively performance, and the evening wrapped up with stand-up comedian, Amit Tandon’s, hilarious act. You can view the recording...
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Pratham Supporters team up for Microsoft GIVE

On Friday, October 2, in conjunction with Microsoft’s annual GIVE program, the Seattle chapter held a kickoff event hosted by Seattle board member Bharat Shah and his team.

After welcoming attendees to the virtual event, Bharat explained why his team sponsors Pratham during GIVE month: “For me, as I examine what made me what I am today, the kind of privilege I had, it was education. It got me to where I am today. And even when I look at many...
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Pratham USA Announces Two Key Leadership Appointments

Pratham USA is pleased to announce two key leadership appointments.

National Board Director and Seattle Chapter Chairman Pradeep Singh has been appointed vice-chairman of the board and chair of the marketing committee. In this role, Pradeep will be responsible for the strategic direction and operations of our digital marketing efforts.

Pradeep has agreed to lend his support at a critical time. His experience and expertise in the technology and marketing sectors will allow us to navigate this moment with a focus on...
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Fareed Zakaria and Anil Kapoor Headline Pratham National Gala

On Saturday, July 18, 2020, Pratham hosted its first-ever national gala. More than 1100 supporters from across the US attended the virtual fundraiser, which featured CNN Host and Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria, Actor and Producer Anil Kapoor and Singer, Lyricist and Composer Shaan. Dubbed “Pratham Beyond: Make Learning Limitless,” the event raised $2 million, which will provide remote learning to 600,000 children in some of India’s most vulnerable communities across the country.

After welcoming attendees, Pratham USA Chairman Deepak Raj...
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Pratham and Microsoft Hack for Good

In July, more than 25,000 Microsoft employees at nearly 50 venues around the world participated in the annual company-wide hackathon, a weeklong event that utilizes Microsoft’s people and ideas as a platform for innovation.

One of the activities called “Hack for Good,” invites nonprofit organizations to work alongside Microsoft engineers to address a specific social need. This year, six participants worked with Pratham staff in Seattle and India on the development of a mobile app to simplify the evaluation of children’s...
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Pradeep Singh

Darshana Shanbhag

Advisory Board
  • Sarika and Samir Bodas
  • Vandana and Vikram Chalana
  • Sumit Chauhan and Ram Singh
  • Sheila Gulati
  • Yumi Iwasaki and Anoop Gupta
  • Kaniz and Jawad Khaki
  • Neha Krishna and Rishabh Tandon
  • Trang Le and Rich Tong
  • Janet Levinger and Will Poole
  • Rupal Mehta and Srivats Srinivasan
  • Girish Nair
  • Seema Pareek and Gurdeep Singh Pall
  • Kavitha Ramakrishnan and Anand Eswaran
  • Sharmila and Pradeep Rathinam
  • Satya and Rao Remala
  • Roopa and Murli Satagopan
  • Leena and Bharat Shah
  • Darshana Shanbhag
  • Rubie Singh


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