I have had many leadership roles in the Philadelphia community that have taught me the importance of hard work, creativity and diversity. I hope to gain a leadership position, which uses my extensive skills and experience to create a positive impact for the public.
Aptitude and Experience: Grew up in India, inculcating values of truth, honesty and sincerity and an innate sense of justice. The strong desire to help others prompted involvement in many social and cultural issues of the community. While still a student at University was actively involved in activities of the student union. Excellent interpersonal skills that helped to develop lasting and meaningful friendships in the community. Organized activities to raise awareness about American History and culture in the Indian community. Since immigrating to US in 1988, actively involved in activities of the Malayalee community of Philadelphia. Proved capability in successfully organizing and executing projects aimed at the improvement of the community. Actively involved in organizing activities and developing resources to help immigrants adjust to the life in US. Recognizing the need for immigrant communities to participate in the political milieu of their adopted homeland, facilitated meetings with local civic leaders. Played pivotal role in organizing community meetings to introduce local political leaders to the Indian community and to encourage them to participate in political activities and voting at elections. Undertook fund raising to support leaders who ascribed to the welfare of the community.
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