Mid-Atlantic

Upcoming events

AscendGW & Pratham USA's 3rd Annual Charity Golf Scramble

Sunday, April 21, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Join AscendGW & Pratham USA for a fun-filled day of golf, camaraderie, and giving back! This in-person event at Stonewall Golf Club on Sunday, April 21st is a great opportunity to swing your clubs for a worthy cause.


2024 Pratham Mid-Atlantic Gala

Saturday, September 7, 2024
Conrad Washington, DC
950 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Save the date for the 2024 Pratham Mid-Atlantic Gala!


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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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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The Economist on TaRL

An article that appeared in The Economist on April 10th offers a glimpse into how Pratham’s Teaching at the Right Level (TaRL) methodology is being implemented in Africa to help students catch up in the wake of Covid-19.

The impact of school closures on learning has been devastating—disproportionately impacting underresourced communities, widening learning gaps and exacerbating inequality. According to the author, “Pupils in many poor countries have long been learning shockingly little. In Botswana only about half of ten-year olds can...
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Leadership

President
Rajan Bhatia

Executive Board
Prem Bajaj
Rajan Bhatia
Rakesh Bhatia
Neha Bhatt
Alpa Bhungalia
Madhu Chawla
Ranjana Chawla
Shailashree Gumaste
Ramesh Gupta
Madhur Khanna
Sonia Makheja
Anil Patibandla
Ravi Puli
Amit Puri
Kay Ramesh
Dr. Kavita Saini
Jolly Somaiya

Stories

Amit's Story: Looking to Transform Education in Rural India