Events

Washington, DC Gala 2019

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 FROM 6:00 PM TO 11:30 PM

Join us for the 2019 Pratham Washington, DC Gala.

Featuring

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Dr. Rukmini Banerji, CEO of Pratham Education Foundation

Trained as an economist in India at St. Stephen’s College and the Delhi School of Economics, Dr. Banerji earned her PhD at the University of Chicago. She is a leading education researcher and directed Pratham’s Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) through 2014. Dr. Banerji has extensive experience working directly with rural and urban communities as well as designing and implementing large-scale partnerships with governments. Read her full bio.

ENTERTAINER
Hari Kondabolu, Comedian

Hari Kondabolu is a comedian, writer & podcaster based in Brooklyn, NY. He has been described by The NY Times as “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today.” In 2018, his Netflix special “Warn Your Relatives” was released and he was named one of Variety’s Top 10 Comics To Watch.

PROGRAM
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Cocktail Reception
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Program
8:30 PM – 11:30 PM: Dinner, Entertainment and Dancing
11:30 PM – 1:00 AM: After Glow

GALA CHAIR
Madhu Chawla

GALA COMMITTEE
Jyoti Bhatia | Alpa Bhungalia | Renu Dua | Jolly Somaiya

ATTIRE – FESTIVE


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