The Taj Pierre, New York
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Cocktails and Auction: 6 pm to 7 pm
Speeches and Presentations: 7 pm to 8 pm
Dinner & Entertainment: 8 pm onwards

Celebrity Guests and Speakers

    • Madhur Mittal is well known for his performances in “Slumdog Millionaire” & "Million Dollar Arm". He was nominated for the Black Reel Awards of 2008 for Best Ensemble and in 2009, along with the entire cast of Slumdog Millionaire he won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the 15th SAG Awards.

    • Vipp Jaswal joined the Fox News Channel in 2005 and is Head of International Affairs. He also hosts a radio show on Fox News Radio called, The Vipp Jaswal Report at 6 pm every Sunday which features guests with topics of interest that affect modern day living in America. Vipp also lectures to the West point Military Academy on international strategy.

Dr. Roshini Raj has a special interest in women’s health and cancer screening, and has appeared on multiple TV shows including NBC's Today Show, Good Morning America, ABC’s The View & Larry King Live. She is a Physician at NYU Medical Center, Assistant Professor at NYU School of Medicine, author of What the Yuck?! The Freaky & Fabulous Truth About Your Body, and co-founder of TULA, a healthy-living brand.

Shefali Sunderlal - CRY America President and Program Director

Event Sponsors

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Media Sponsors

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November 7th

Auction items

Beatles Record An autographed Beatles record album

Painting inspired by Indian folk elements, by noted artist Prakash Deshmukh

Cricket bat & ball autographed by former Indian Cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly

Painting of ‘Lady with a cat’ by well known artist, Late Badri Narayan

Boxing gloves autographed by Indian Olympic Boxer, Vijender Singh

Past events - Speakers and celebrities

Professor Padma Desai from Columbia University

Noted film personalities, Sharmila Tagore and Soha Ali Khan

Ruchir Sharma from Morgan Stanley

Fareed Zakaria, Editor of Newsweek International and CNN anchor