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Annual Chaudhuri Dinner Celebration

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California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) presents its Twelfth Annual Haridas and Bina Chaudhuri Dinner celebrating the Haridas and Bina Chaudhuri Library Collection and honoring global philanthropist and Silicon Valley entrepreneur Lata Krishnan.

April 26, 2014
6:30pm-9:30pm
Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel
4290 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, California

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This year, CIIS presents the 2014 Haridas and Bina Chaudhuri Award for Distinguished Service to Lata Krishnan. The evening's highlights will include an invocation by award-winning composer, Silvia Nakkach, a brief program and awards presentation, and dinner and dessert with musical entertainment by Aushim Chaudhuri and Brian Wallace.

All proceeds to this event benefit the Haridas and Bina Chaudhuri Library Collection at CIIS. For more information about the event or collection, please contact Dorotea Reyna at 415-575-6135 or dreyna@ciis.edu. CIIS established the Haridas and Bina Chaudhuri Award for Distinguished Service to honor its esteemed cofounders. Each year, the award is given to an individual whose life exemplifies the selfless service modeled by Haridas and Bina Chaudhuri in aiding the Bay Area community and the world.

Past recipients of the Haridas and Bina Chaudhuri Award for Distinguished Service are as follows:

2003 Deepak Chopra
2004 Rajendra and Malti Prasad
2005 Magan Patel
2006 Rajnikant and Helen Desai
2007 Ali Akbar Khan
2008 Naranji V. Patel
2009 Kavita N. Ramdas
2010 Kanwal Rekhi
2011 Haresh C. Shah
2012 Navin and Pratibha Doshi
2013 Mani L. Bhaumik
2014 Lata Krishnan