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FIA New England and IAFPE celebrate Women’s Day and Holi

The program started with the singing of the American national anthem.

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The Federation of Indian Associations - New England (FIA-NE) and the Indian American Forum for Political Education (IAFPE) hosted joint International Women's Day as well as Holi celebrations at the Northborough Senior Center, Massachusetts.

The event was attended by over 125 senior citizens and special guest Massachusetts Senator Mike Moore. IAFPE members and FIA-NE's team sponsored lunch for the seniors and felicitated the women with roses and tiaras during the event.

In his address, Senator Moore conveyed his appreciation of contributions by women in society and his best wishes on the International Women's Day, a news release noted.

A panel discussion featuring accomplished women including Monnie Malhotra, Harvard trained Neurologist who held medical faculty positions at Tufts and Brown University, Meghan Kilcoyne, Massachusetts State Representative; Sonali Doshi, founder of "Rahat" a charity engaged in pandemic relief; and Pratima Penumarthy, founder of Volunteering for Seniors was hosted by Mukta Munjal. At the conclusion of the event, attendees also took part in Holi festivities.