"Cocktails for a Cause" - AIF Kickoff Event 2014
Friday, February 7, 2014 at 9:00 PM - Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 1:00 AM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join the American India Foundation Bay Area Young Professionals Chapter on the night of Friday, February 7th for its kickoff event of the year, "Cocktails for a Cause"!
It will be a night to socialize with other young professionals in the Bay Area while drinking and dancing at Roe. All proceeds from the event will go to our selected initiative for the year, MAST, a program to equip disadvantaged youth with vocational skills to access jobs in high-growth industries.
*Cocktail Attire; 21+
About Market-Aligned Skills Training (MAST)
Market-Aligned Skills Training (MAST) equips disadvantaged urban youth with vocational skills to access jobs in high-growth industries, matching the demands of the local economy. So far more than 45,535 youth have been trained under the program, with 71% placement, in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, Punjab, Rajasthan and West Bengal.
The American India Foundation (AIF) is the largest diaspora philanthropy organization focused on India and based out of the United States. Since inception, AIF has benefited more than 1.5 million people, by implementing programs through over 115 Indian non-governmental organizations.
AIF works through strategic philanthropy, with its investment decisions guided by deep experience and innovative thinking. We identify system-changing solutions that benefit some of the most marginalized people in India and invest resources and knowledge to create opportunity and hope. We bring together a community of like-minded donors, who by pooling their resources, are creating an exponential impact. And we do all of this in an efficient, effective and transparent manner, keeping our administrative costs to a minimum and providing the highest value to all of our stakeholders.
The AIF Bay Area Young Professionals (AIFBAYP) has raised over $65,000 in just two years for underprivileged youth in India. We’ve created a great deal of awareness for various causes and helped bring the Bay Area South Asian community together. We’ve thrown dozens of sold-out events year around and we've only just begun...
Learn more about us at http://www.aifbayp.com
If you have any questions about the event, feel free to reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.