Pratham USA gala to feature Fareed Zakaria, Trevor Noah and DJ Rekha

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Posters showing PrathamUSA’s philanthropic engagements in India. Photo: prathamusa.org

The New York chapter of Pratham (prathamusa.org) a leading philanthropic organization  which focuses on educational opportunity for children and youth in India, is hosting its annual fundraising gala October 7, 2022, with a high-profile lineup of special guests.

Tickets are now available for the philanthropic event, the Pratham NYC Gala 2022, the organization announced September 10.

The event which will be held at Cipriani Wall Street will feature special guests Trevor Noah and Fareed Zakaria. Noah is host of The Daily Show and standup comedian and commentator; Zakaria, Indian-American journalist political commentator and author, as well as host is CNN’s weekly show Fareed Zakaria GPS.

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Renowned musician credited with taking bhangra mainstream in America, DJ Rekha, founder of Basement Bhangra, will bring guests to the dance floor with her unique mixes.

According to Rahul Mahajan, president of the Pratham New York Tri-State Chapter, said in the press release that the gala “offers a unique opportunity to network with other business leaders and influential philanthropists, all of whom share a passionate commitment to improving access to quality education across India.”

And since tickets get booked early and not all aspiring to attend would get a seat, organizers are also encouraging people to open their wallets to donate to the organization. “We welcome personal gifts, pooled donations, foundation grants and company sponsorships,” Mahajan said.

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