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Sat, Mar 19, 2011
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs

Giving Back to India: The Forms and Accomplishments of Indian-American Philanthropy


Date & Time:         

Saturday, March 19, 2011
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Followed by coffee.


Kennedy Center Monsoon Club
The Kennedy Center is located on the banks of the Potomac River at 2700 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20566, at the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue NW and Rock Creek Parkway. For directions to the Kennedy Center, visit their website.

Keynote speaker:

Didar Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs

Mahinder Tak, Co-chair of the Democratic National Committee's Indo-American Council

Pradeep Kashyap, Executive Director, American India Foundation (AIF)

B.P. Agrawal, Executive Director, Sustainable Innovations Inc

Mark Sidel, Professor of Law and Lauridsen Family Fellow at the University of Iowa, and Past-President, International Society for Third Sector Research

Sudhir Parikh, Philanthropist, Physician and Allergist in the United States, and Chairman and Publisher of Parikh Worldwide Media Inc.

The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Migration Policy Institute, and the Indian Council for Overseas Employment are hosting a panel discussion on the Indian diaspora's role in philanthropy and giving. The event will be followed by a coffee reception hosted by the Kennedy Center.

This panel discussion is being held in association with maximum INDIA - A festival of Indian arts and culture at the Kennedy Center, March 1-20, 2011.  Guests are welcome to visit the exhibits and free performances of the Maximum India Festival.

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