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Anjula Acharia-Bath to give Keynote Address at the 9th Annual AIF New York Young Professionals Gala, Honoring Maternal & Newborn Healthcare Posted in General

On April 23rd, AIF’s New York Young Professionals (NYYP) will be holding its 9th Annual Gala. The gala will bring together more than 250 young professionals from the Tri-State area to raise funds for AIF’s Maternal and Newborn Survival Initiative (MANSI). It will feature amazing local cuisine, premium open bar, silent and live auctions, music and dancing.

The guest-of-honor for the evening will be Anjula Acharia-Bath. Anjula has had an illustrious career in technology and entertainment. She is the Founder of DesiHits!, a multimedia platform driving diversity in global pop culture. As a Partner at Trinity Ventures (early investors in iconic brands such as Starbucks and Jamba Juice), she manages top international stars such as Priyanka Chopra. As Elle put it, “Acharia-Bath is largely responsible for Priyanka Chopra’s stratospheric rise in Hollywood.” Other significant achievements for Anjula include introducing stars such as Lady Gaga, 50 Cent and Britney Spears to India’s audience. Currently, Anjula sits on the advisory board of the United Nation Foundation’s Girl Up Campaign. During AIF’s NYYP Gala, Anjula will speak about the highs and lows of her career, field audience questions and elaborate her passion and commitment to philanthropy.

This year’s AIF’s NYYP Leadership Council, consisting of 28 individuals from various sectors, has focused its efforts on AIF’s MANSI Program. They have held multiple events to drive awareness and fundraising to MANSI, including their “2015 – 16 Annual Fundraising Drive.” Through this crowdfunding campaign, they raised more than $30,000. The top five fundraisers for this campaign were:

-Sunaina Mehra – $1,504
-Roshani Patel – $1,400
-Chiraag Kapoor – $970
-Prashant Reddy – $800
-Mimixa Patel – $777

All proceeds from the 9th Annual Gala will also go towards supporting MANSI.

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AIF NYYP Gala Details:

Saturday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m

Canoe Studios–601 W 26th St, Ste 1465. New York, NY

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