"Cocktails for a Cause" - AIFBAYP Fall Bash 2012
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 10:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT! THERE WILL BE NO TICKET SALES AT THE DOOR! SEE YOU ALL FRIDAY NIGHT!
Join the American India Foundation Bay Area Young Professionals Chapter on the night of Friday, November 30th 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 one of San Francisco's most gorgeous and renowned art galleries, 111 Minna. All proceeds from the event will go to our selected initiative for the year, Digital Equalizer, a program to advance the use of technology to empower, engage, and educate India's under-served children. Learn more about it here: http://aifdigitalequalizer.org/blog/?page_id=2
Buy your tickets early before they sell out! Tickets cannot be purchased at the door! Please note that this is a 21+ event. Music will be provided by DJ Tanveer (https://www.facebook.com/DJTanveerSF)
For those who are unable to attend but would like to contribute to the cause, please make a donation on the form above.
About Digital Equalizer
AIF's Digital Equalizer (DE) program is a computer-aided learning program that is bridging the education and digital divide in India and preparing tens of thousands of children to compete in the digital economy. Targeting children in grades 6 and above, AIF supports a DE school for 3 years and prepares it for self-sufficiency after this period.
DE imparts computer and internet education to subject teachers and students through project-based learning techniques. The program is tightly integrated with the school curriculum, thereby improving subject matter expertise through the use of technology. DE has covered 27,000 teachers and 800,000 children in 2,077 schools across India.
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.org
If you have any questions about the event, feel free to reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.