Tell Her Story Awards Ceremony 2020: A celebration of Memorable Stories about Remarkable Women in South Asia
Special Event | January 29 | 4-6 p.m. | Facebook, Building 11
Ayesha Chundrigar, Founder, ACF Animal Rescue
Karishma Ali, Founder, Chitral Women's Sports Club
Bharti Singh Chauhan, Founder, PraveenLata Sansthan
We invite you to join us at the second Tell Her Story Gala 2020 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.
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Our Top Three Finalists
Ayesha Chundrigar is the Founder and CEO of ACF Animal Rescue, the first-of-its-kind animal shelter in Pakistan, based in Karachi for injured and ill stray animals such as dogs, cats and kites and working animals such as donkeys, horses and camels. Read Ayesha Chundrigar's story Running ACF Animal Rescue in Pakistan
Karishma Ali, founded the Chitral Women's Sports Club, the first women's sports club in Chitral. The club, which opened in 2018, has 60 female members who are being trained for football and other sports. Read Karishma Ali's story Smashing Patriarchy with Balls'.
Bharti Singh Chauhan, Founder of PraveenLata Sansthan, an organization that helps alleviate poverty by facilitating empowerment of women and girls from poor and marginalized communities. Read Bharti Singh Chauhan's story Young Woman Battled Abuse and Poverty to Counsel Over 30,000 Girls on Sexual Abuse and Menstruation Hygiene Management.
Event made possible with the support of the Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies
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Guests can park at Facebook Building 41 (1150 Hamilton Ct, Menlo Park, CA 94025) and there will be a shuttle to take them to the event location in Building 11 (on separate campus nearby).
The event is FREE and OPEN to the public.