Washington: Ramola R. Motwani, chairwoman of Merrimac Ventures, a South Florida-based real estate development and investment firm, has been selected for membership of Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.
It is a nonprofit educational organization that honors the achievements of outstanding individuals and encourages youth to pursue their dreams through higher education.
According to the announcement made on February 6 Motwani will join ten other exceptional business, civic and cultural leaders from across North America in receiving 2024 honors. For more than 75 years, the Horatio Alger Award has been annually bestowed upon esteemed individuals who have succeeded despite facing adversities, and who have remained committed to higher education and charitable efforts in their communities. She and the Member Class of 2024 will be formally inducted into the Association on April 4-6, 2024, during the Association’s annual Horatio Alger Award Induction Ceremonies in Washington, D.C.
Motwani was born in undivided India as one of seven children. Her philanthropic giving centers around education. In 2019, she and her two sons launched the R. Motwani Academy of Hospitality and Tourism.