New York: America Tamil Sangam in association with Indian Association of Long Island (IALI) celebrated International Day of the Women in Queens on Sunday. UN Women Ambassador for Gender Equality, Filmmaker and author Aishwaryaa Dhanush Rajinikanth was the guest of honor.
Bina Sabapathy, President of IALI, highlighted the role of women in India and their struggle and sacrifices for equality and nation-building. She presented a proclamation issued by Ed Mangano, Executive of Nassau County to Aishwaryaa Dhanush for her stellar role as UN Women Ambassador and promoting gender equality and pride of place for women in the society.
Dr Rajeevi Madan Raj, Long Island physician, presented Aishwaryaa with America Tamil Sangam’s Excellence Award.
Update: 20 March, 2017