In 2011, for the first time ever, two of Rutgers’ South Asian organizations came together to bring you one of the most entertaining and informative events of the semester.
April 8th 2012 (TODAY), they are doing it again.
PSA and AIR would like to invite you to Salaam Namaste – Conference and Banquet.
REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE HERE:
This year’s theme is “Being South Asian in America”, with all workshops and speakers focused on addressing topics and issues that you face as a South Asian in the US.
At the day-long conference, from 1 pm to 5 pm, workshop speakers will discuss topics ranging from culture and politics to community service. Learn how to make your dreams come true by starting your own business or even a non-profit organization, or learn more about a future career in the medical field as a South Asian!
Conference Workshops led by:
RU Swara – Rutger’s only classical music performing arts team
Amit Shah – Founder of AATMA Performing Arts
Shahid Mahmood – Former Cricketer on Pakistan Cricket Team
Dr. Renuka Verma – Program Director of Pediatric Residency Program
Uzma Ali – Founder of Thaakat Foundation
Professor Farah Jan
Professor Debotri Dhar
The conference will kickoff with KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Dr. Indrani Chatterjee
An associate professor at Rutgers University, Dr. Chatterjee’s research focuses on the study of early and modern South Asia. She will reflect on her own experiences as a professor as well as the knowledge she has gained through her professional career. (http://womens-studies.rutgers.edu/for-faculty/221-indrani-chatterjee)
There will also be a Bazaar, featuring vendors selling everything from clothing to jewelry, all in one place, as well as prizes and giveaways all day long!
Music provided by INDecent Entertainment.
WE PROMISE YOU A GREAT NIGHT IF YOU ENJOY GOOD FOOD, GREAT MUSIC, AND COMEDY.
Dress code for banquet is FORMAL ATTIRE
The conference is free, the banquet is $5, and all proceeds will be donated to Thaakat Foundation.