Civic Leadership Forum: From a family leader to a civic leader – How parents and children inspire each other
On September 27th, the Civic Leadership Forum will focus on both parents and students. The forum is organized by Ding Ding TV and India Currents with support from Civic Leadership USA.
The panel will be moderated by Jeff Chow. Nancy, Anjali, and Pragati will talk about the importance of being role models for their children. They know their actions inspire their children and others to dream more, learn more, do more and be a leader no matter where they are.
Nancy Alvarez is a low-income, single mom from East Palo Alto whose daughters are attending Stanford University and UC Merced.
Anjali Kausar is an Indian-American Mom and a very active community leader. Anjali is the C.E.O. for the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce.
Pragati Grover has served for four years on the Board of the Saratoga Union School District and is passionate about the education of our youth.
The forum will end with a dance performance by Nirupama Vaidyanathan, a multi-faceted artist – dancer, teacher, arts writer, and choreographer celebrated for her excellent dancing technique. She will perform a solo dance that celebrates the idea of resistance through a recreation of Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt Satyagraha.
Time: Friday, September 27th, 2019 at Ding Ding TV.
Pizza will be served at 6:00 pm
The event will start at 6:30 pm
Address: 3350 Scott Blvd., Building 54., Santa Clara CA 95054
It’s a free event, but registration is required for food count.
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Moderator: Jeff Chow, Associate Vice President from Morgan Stanley
Nancy Alvarez: College Access Family Liaison, East Palo Alto Academy Foundation
Anjali Kausar: CEO for the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce
Pragati Grover: Former Saratoga Union School District Board
Nancy Alvarez is a low-income, single mom from East Palo Alto whose daughters are attending Stanford University and UC Merced. We affectionately call Nancy the “Latina Tiger Mom.” She strongly believes in the power of education to break the cycle of poverty and injustice in low-income communities. Her two daughters are wonderful, real-life, real-time examples of the cycle of poverty being broken.
Anjali Kausar is an Indian-American Mom and a very active community leader. Anjali is the C.E.O. for the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce. She strongly believes in quality education and opportunities for all children as our children are our future. And education sets the foundation for their ability to contribute to the constantly-changing global society.
Pragati Grover has served for four years on the Board of the Saratoga Union School District and is passionate about the education of our youth. She is a proud recipient of the 2011 Asian American Hero Award, an honor given to individuals who have made a significant impact in the community and who bridge differences among communities.