July 2015 \ Diaspora News \ Honours and Recognitions
Pride of America

Four Indian-Americans are among 38 individuals being honoured for having “helped advance and enlighten our society, culture, and economy” as “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” by Carnegie Corporation of New York. As a July 4th American Independence Day “Salute to Great Immigrants Who Help Make America Strong” and their accomplishments, the corporation for the tenth year is taking out a full-page public service ad in The New York Times.

In addition, the Corporation recognizes new citizens with a companion website at greatimmigrants.org, which includes the stories of many other naturalized citizens, video and audio recordings, and interactive quizzes. The four Indian-Americans being honoured are: Mr Preet Bharara US Attorney, Southern District of New York, Mr Rakesh Khurana Danoff Dean of Harvard College and Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership and Development, Ms Madhulika Sikka Vice President, Executive Editor, .Mic (India) and Mr Abraham Verghese, Physician, Professor, Author (India).