Tell Her Story Awards Ceremony 2018: A celebration of Memorable Stories about Remarkable Women in South Asia

Special Event | September 16 | 3-5:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room) | Note change in time

 Raka Ray, Professor of Sociology; of South and Southeast Asian Studies; and of Geography, UC Berkeley

 Aarti Naik, Founder, Sakhis for Girls Education

 Deepa Pawar, Founder, Anubhuti Trust

 Naween A. Mangi, Founder, Ali Hasan Mangi Memorial Trust

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Facebook, Zareen's, Folio3, Maitri, Gender Equity Resource Center, The Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights Project at the Center for Race and Gender

We invite you to join us at the first Tell Her Story Gala 2018 where you will have the opportunity to hear stories from the TOP THREE finalists and celebrate the GRAND PRIZE WINNER.

Tell Her Story is a contest sponsored by the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley, Facebook, Secret Builders, Zareen's, and Folio3 that aims to gather and tell memorable stories about remarkable women in South Asia who continue to fight against the injustice they and their loved ones face.

Our Top Three Finalists

Aarti Naik is the Founder of Sakhi for Girls Education, an organization that provides education to girls in slum districts. Read Aarti Naik's story Empowering Slum Dwellers through Education

Deepa Pawar, Founder of Anubhuti Trust, a non-profit organisation/NGO formed and self-led by women, who have dealt with caste, class, gender, language and ethnicity based discriminations. Read Deepa Pawar's story Young Women Leading Gender & Sexual Literacy

Naween Mangi, Founder of Ali Hasan Mangi Memorial Trust (AHMMT), an organization that helps uplift the lives of people in impoverished village communities in the Sindh Province, Pakistan through integrated rural development. Read Naween Mangi's story Grace in Action

Event made possible with the support of the Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies

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