Indo-American 2019 Annual Gala
"One Community Many Voices"
"One Community Many Voices"

Indo-American 2019 Annual Gala

We look forward to having you join us for a wonderful evening of reflection, unforgettable inspiration, delicious food, entertainment and a fabulous auction.

September 22, 2019, 5:30 P.M.
Chicago Marriott Oak Brook
1401 W. 22nd Street Oak Brook, IL 60523

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"One Community Many Voices"

Indo-American Center 2019 Annual Gala

Dr. Masum Momaya Keynote Speaker

Dr. Masum Momaya has been working at the intersection of arts and social justice for more than 20 years, including as a Curator at the Smithsonian Institution. Her exhibition Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation has been viewed by more than 2 million people in Washington DC and is currently touring both the United States and India through 2021. She is currently a fellow with Open Society Foundations and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Masum's more than 100 articles, podcasts, and exhibitions have been translated into a dozen languages and her work has been featured on NPR, the Associated Press, BBC News, The Times of India, The Hindu and Vogue India. She earned her masters and doctoral degrees from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree with honors and distinction from Stanford University

Anish Shah | Comedian

Anish Shah is a Yale MBA and former McKinsey consultant who left the boardroom to take the stage. He has performed in over 30 countries, helped raise millions for charity, taped 2 comedy specials and performed at more than 50 universities. Anish has also written for CBS and NBC and is one of the most sought after corporate and event comedians in the world performing at more than 180 shows in more than 20 countries every year.

The Board of Directors of the Indo-American Center Cordially invites you to attend

Our 2019 Annual Gala
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Chicago Marriott Oak Brook
1401 W. 22nd Street Oak Brook, IL 60523

For 29 years, the Indo-American Center (IAC), a community based not-for-profit has been serving the needs of South Asian immigrants from over 40 counties.  IAC provides immigration, public benefit assistance, English literacy, job placement and senior services. We aim to nurture the immigrant experience by building skills, facilitating friendships and providing a supportive community.

Master of Ceremony
Ravi Baichwal

Co-anchor ABC 7 Weekend News

Location & Schedule

The Evening

September 22, 2019, 5:30 P.M

  • 5:30 - Check in, cocktails & auction
  • 6:45 - Dinner & program

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