USIBC Supports WHEELS Achievement Awards Gala
On June 2, 2016, WHEELS Global Foundation (WGF) will host their first annual red carpet event, “WHEELS Achievement Awards Gala” at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD. This year’s event will recognize philanthropic trailblazers for their accomplishments and achievements and raise funds to support WGF’s current and future projects in the U.S., India, and other rural communities globally. Red carpet and cocktail reception is scheduled to start at 6 PM. WHEELS Achievement Awards Gala will be hosted by Bollywood’s very own Omi Vaidya, known for his role as “The Silencer” or “Chatur” in the feature film “3 idiots.”
Scott Case, the founding Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Priceline the "Name Your Own Price" company will be attending the gala as the featured speaker. He will be joined by honorees Raj Gupta, the former CEO of Rohm and Haas; Mahinder Tak, a promoter of Indian Heritage and Arts and a mentor to young Indians aspiring to join public services and politics; N. R. Narayana Murthy, an IT industrialist and the co-founder of Infosys; Pradman Kaul, President of Hughes Network System; and Madhav Chavan, the co-founder and the CEO of the children’s educational non-profit: Pratham. The honorees of the night are powerhouses in philanthropy, supporting the goals of WGF.
About WHEELS Global Foundation (WGF):
The WHEELS Global Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides technological solutions to global challenges in their six tracks; water, health, education, energy, lifestyles, and sustainability. WHEELS successes include providing clean drinking water to rural villages in India and transforming 14 acres of barren land into a productive land of abundance and delivering healthcare monitoring to 60,000 households working with their collaborator Sevak foundation. They have been able to provide sanitary toilets to villagers with the help of their partner; Habitat for Humanity – India Builds. Join WHEELS Global Foundation’s campaign to spread awareness about their cause and pledge to change lives. #PledgeToChangeLives.
Tickets are available here: http://www.wheelsglobalfoundation.org/wheelsgalaevent