We would like to invite you to a delightful evening with us as we host the CRY America Gala Dinner 2015. Together, we can work towards giving these children a brighter future, like the one they deserve. Your thoughtful support can enable these children to enjoy a healthy, happy childhood and follow their dreams.


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Celebrity Guests and Speakers


Ms.Nirupama Rao

Ms.Nirupama Rao is the former Indian Ambassador to the United States and retired Indian Foreign Secretary. She was the first woman spokesperson of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.

Dr. Aswath Damodaran

Dr. Aswath Damodaran is an award winning Corporate Finance and Valuation Professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University. He is regarded as one of the best business school professors in the world and is author of many books.

Mr.Dan Nainan

Mr.Dan Nainan is Former Intel engineer turned professional comedian, Dan has toured with Russell Peters and performed for President Obama!

Mr. Ajeet Singh

Mr. Ajeet Singh, head of CRY America supported project Guriya Swayam Seva Sansthan is a Member of Central advisory committee on human trafficking with the Government Of India. Noted for his work in addressing the issues of child trafficking and prostitution, he has won many awards like the Man of the Year by The Week and the Real hero award by CNN IBN.

Shefali Sunderlal

Shefali Sunderlal is President and Program Director of CRY America.

Dinner Committee:
Anita & Ajay Agarwal, Shikha & Mohit Bhatia,
Rajeev Bhambri, Rupal & Harsh Patil,
Roopam Jain, Meenakshi & Vikas Mahajan,
Dr. Anjali Gupta & Raj Kundra,
Rishi Raina & Purvi Naik



Event Sponsors

The Pierre
Air India Nanak





Media Sponsors

Star Plus
rediff India Abroad
Mera Sangeet MeraSangeet
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Pledge 2014


Auction items


Cricket bat & ball
Autographed by former Indian Cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly


Oil on canvas painting
By Anu Vikram Kulkarni


Alone, Acrylic on canvas
By Suresh Gulage


Beautiful Drop Shaped Green Onyx & Freshwater Pearl Necklace in Handsome Jewellery Gift Box.

Past events - Speakers and Celebrities

Actor Madhur Mittal, Vipp Jaswal from Fox News, Dr. Roshini Raj

Noted film personalities, Sharmila Tagore and Soha Ali Khan

Ruchir Sharma from Morgan Stanley