Arushi Nishank Awarded With Top 20 Global Women Of Excellence In USA Congressional Women’s Day
Once again the daughter of Uttarakhand made India proud by being awarded AWARDED TOP 20 GLOBAL WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE IN U.S.A CONGRESSIONAL WOMEN’s DAY CELEBRATIONS In Chicago. Once decades ago swami Vivekanand delivered a historic speech in Chicago Arushi Nishank addressed reminded the Indian Chicago community with the same zeal and enthusiasm.
India’s young Sparsh Ganga Activist Arushi Nishank was named one of the Top 20 Global Women of Excellence 2020 in a Congressional awards ceremony held in Chicago under the auspices of U. S. Congressman Danny K Davis and American Multi-Ethnic Coalition.
The U. S. Congressional Citation naming Arushi Nishank as one of Top 20 Global Women of Excellence cites Arushi ‘s pioneering work in Sparsh Ganga, Water Conversation, Climate Change Educator and Green India for GirlChild promotion initiatives. 33-year-old Community Activist from the Uttarakhand State of India, Arushi Nishank was applauded for her environmental initiatives among the young students of India, especially in rural areas.
U. S. Congressman Danny Davis congratulated Arushi Nishank, the visionary youth for undertaking such a mission which is vital to preserving Mother Earth.
Gerard Moorer, Award Jury Co-Chair introduced Arushi Nishank at the ceremony. Martino Tangkar, Chairman, American Multi-Ethnic Coalition welcomed the gathering.
Dr Zenobia Sowell , Awards Jury Chair said that women from Philippines, Kenya, Indonesia, Thailand, China, India, Poland, USA, Iran, Ethiopia, and Hispanic heritage were among the Top 20 Women selected for the Honor.
Ms Arushi Nishank receiving the Award thanked Prime Minister Modi for empowering women and introducing the most popular Beti Bachao Beti Padao program in India which empowers the Girl Child. She appealed to all to join Prime Minister Modi’s effort for the Ganga Rejuvenation project in India and underscored the importance of water conservation, tree planting- afforestation and the need to educate all on this. Arushi thanked her teachers, parents Ramesh Pokriyal Nishank, India’s Cabinet Minister for Human Resource Development and her fellow activists for nurturing her quest for knowledge and service.
Ma Santosh Kumar, Women’s Gala Chair said that this is the eighth consecutive year that Congressman Davis is honoring the Top 20 Global Women of Excellence for their pioneering work.
Presiding over the awards ceremony,Dr. Vijay Prabhakar, Founder Chair of the Congressional Multi Ethnic Advisory Task Force said Women & Girl Child Empowerment are an integral part of Prime Minister Modi ‘s vision of New India.
Dr Clarence Beals, Executive Director, American Multi-Ethnic Coalition proposed a vote of thanks.
Several organizations felicitated Ms. Arushi Nishank on the occasion including OFBJP-USA, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, AAPI- USA, American Association of Radiologists of Indian Origin, USA Africa Chamber of Commerce, Uttarakhand Samaj of Greater Chicago, Indian American Cultural Association, Indian American Business Coalition, Chicago, and Refushe USA among others.