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The American India Foundation (AIF) is pleased to announce the inaugural Gala of its newest chapter in Atlanta, Georgia, joining a national network dedicated to raising awareness and funds for its development programs across India. AIF has fostered the support of internationally recognized members of the Indian diaspora, including Nobel economist Amartya Sen, Chair, AIF US Advisory Council. At its chapter activities and fundraising galas, AIF has also honored some of India’s most highly venerated business leaders, such as Mukesh Ambani and Sunil Mittal. AIF’s Honorary Chair President Bill Clinton has commented, “AIF plays an ever important role in bringing together Americans and Indians to become active contributors to India’s development.”

On Saturday, March 27, 2015, AIF will hold its inaugural Atlanta Gala in partnership with the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC), the oldest and largest organization representing Asian American businesses in the United States at the Atlanta Marriott Century Blvd. The Gala will highlight AIF’s job creation platform for disadvantaged youth – the Market Aligned Skills Training (MAST) program and Ability-Based Livelihoods Empowerment (ABLE) for people with disabilities.