presents a compelling gathering of community leaders of immigrant from India in a panel discussion….For the first time in Oregon!
: An immigrant experience. FREE
Outreach event in April 2016
4:30pm Saturday April 23rd 2016
Location: Portland State University, LH 75
Supported by Rasika, the PSU Institute of Asian Studies IAS, PSU-COTA- College Of Theater and Arts and others.
Guests: Dr. Pantula Sastry, Dean of Science, Oregon State university
Brian Rogers, Director, Oregon Arts Commission
Join us to celebrate and share the personal stories, triumphs of many eminent Indian immigrant in Oregon. The contribution of Indians has been in socio-economic, arts, cultural, humanitarian sectors and we have become important members of this diverse community.
The panelists include Intel VPs, Directors, Engineers, Physicians, entrepreneurs, academicians, who not only excelled in their professions but took the time to make a difference in the community.They have mentored youth and women in community, founded local community and cultural groups to foster the regional cultures and languages of India, brought professionals of Indian origin together supporting local causes. All of these people have taken time to make a difference in the community in a positive manner. They will share their experiences and personal stories to inspire and motivate others. Questions from audience is encouraged and welcomed.
Meet the amazing panel of eminent speakers….
Raiyo Aspandiar, Sunil Shenoy, Rama Reddy, Joe Gnanaseegaran, Aniruddha Kundu, Rani Borkar, Nitin Rai, Rajeshwari Philips, Subha Varma Pathial, Kishore Pathial, Durgam and Subha Chakrapani, Gidu Sriram, Nitin Sarangdhar, Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Jaisen Mody, Ravi Velayutham, Shakuntala & GT Krishnamoorthy, P.S. Rao, and Mohan Nair.
Concept, organizer, and Panel facilitator: Jayanthi Raman
The events supported by Creative Heights grant from the Oregon Community Foundation
Ask the panel questions, bring your friends to attend the events.
BE INSPIRED, BE PROUD.
Short performances by Natya students will be showcased.