[Nwsanet] Images of India April 21
snodgras at u.washington.edu
Mon Apr 16 11:18:36 PDT 2007
IMAGES OF INDIA
April 21st, 2007, University of Washington
Images of India, now in its 20th year, is organized jointly by the India Association of Western Washington (IAWW) and the South Asian Studies Center of the University of Washington. It will take place this year in the Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall, University of Washington on Saturday April 21st, 2007 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
The theme of this year's event is
Investment Opportunities In India
1:30 - Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice President of Sales at Boeing will also be in attendance as a Chief Guest Speaker and provide his insight about India's growing business sectors.
2:00 - Mr. William Stafford, President of the Trade Alliance of Greater Seattle.
2:30 - Break
2:45 - Dr. Priti Ramamurthy, Director of the South Asia Center will present the IAWW scholarships to two UW students for their South Asian Studies project.
3:15 - Mr. Habib M. Habib, the commissioner to the Washington State Commission on Asian Affairs.
3:45 - Mira Kamdar the author of the recently released book, "Planet India: How the Fastest Growing Democracy Is Transforming America and the World" will speak on her perspective about India's ever-changing marketplace.
The India Association of Western Washington was established in 1983 by the local east Indian community with a mission to provide a common identity to the Indian community and facilitate cultural, social and educational services and opportunities for cultural integration from young to old of the community; as well as to foster those activities that enhance mutual understanding and appreciation between the Indo-American community and mainstream American community. More information about the organization can be held from the website www.iaww.org.
The South Asia Center at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies has been in existence since the 1960's, and the teaching of South Asian subjects extends to the establishment of Sanskrit instruction in the early 1900's. In addition to offering courses in South Asian languages, cultures, history, politics, geography and many other subjects, the Center works closely with members of the local and regional community to improve knowledge of South Asia. More information on our activities is available at http://jsis.washington.edu/soasia/.
Parking is available free of charge after 12:00 noon on Saturday in the Central Parking Garage, entered from 15th Ave NE at NE 41st St. Driving and bus directions are available at http://www.washington.edu/commuterservices/get_to_uw/maps_directions/index.php.
Associate Director and Outreach Coordinator
South Asia Center
Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington
e: snodgras at u.washington.edu
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