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The Akanksha Education Fund's annual gala is an inspiring evening featuring Akanksha's most ardent supporters, leadership, students, young professionals and others from our network in the U.S.
This year we underscore the power of love: join us as we highlight the impact of Akanksha's love on the lives of India's most under-served children and celebrate the big hearts that support us!
Saturday, October 24, 2020 7:00 p.m. Cocktails 8:00 p.m. Dinner and Program Festive Attire
For over 23 years, the Akanksha Education Fund has connected donors to education initiatives in India. We enable individuals, foundations and corporations in the U.S. to help end the cycle of poverty and promote healthy democracies through impact driven programs.
Thanks to your support, Akanksha is able to run 21 best-in-class schools for 10,000 under-resourced children in Mumbai and Pune, India.
At Akanksha, we connect big hearts to big needs.
2020 Gala Host Committee (in formation)
Nymrata and Yunus Bickici Lorie and David Broser Priya and Gaurav Hariani Shauna and Remi Hinduja Sunayna Jain and Sachin Jindal Karishma and Abhay Javeri Seema and Raj Shah
The Akanksha Education Fund U.S. Board of Directors
Ramesh Srinivasan, President Sarah Roberts, Vice President Bharti Malkani, Secretary Fally Malkani, Treasurer Vandana Goyal Colette Haider Shankar Iyer Prakash Melwani Medha Prakash Ronald Rolfe Punya Shah Kate Shoemaker Brande Stellings
2020 Gala Supporters
Akanksha President's Circle
Steadview Capital Management, Ravi and Nicolette Mehta
Shikha and Girish Bhakoo Indira Foundation, Avi and Sindhu Nash Sunita and Shankar Iyer Nathalie and Leo Joseph Charuta Joshi and Ramesh Srinivasan Bharti Malkani and Vijay Jayant Anjali and Prakash Melwani
Sara Darehshori and Ronald Rolfe Colette and Jawad Haider Fally and Vikram Malkani Sarah and David Roberts Kate Shoemaker and Anand Srinivasan Brande and David Stellings