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FeTNA 2016 Tamil America Pioneer Awards

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  • Address

    Patriots Theatre, Trenton War Memorial, Trenton, New Jersey 08611

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  • Date

    Saturday 02nd July 2016

Join FeTNA as we celebrate this year’s recipients of the Tamil American Pioneer Awards (TAP) at the 29th annual FeTNA Convention in Trenton, New Jersey!

FeTNA 2016 TAP Awards Recipients are:

Dr. Paramsothy Jayakumar – Scientist, winner of the Department of Defense Scientist of the Quarter award.

Nimmi Gowrinathan –
Social activist, Professor directing the studies of Politics of Sexual Violence Research Initiative and Executive Producer with Vice News on the Women in/at War Series.

Gary Anandasangaree – Member of Parliament with Government of Canada, lawyer and activist.

– Actor, writer and comedian – creator of the “Coming Out, Coming Home” writing workshop series, artistic core member of Teada Productions, a co-producer with DisOriented Comedy and on the board for Brown Boi Project.

Awards Ceremony: 6:30 PM, Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
Panel & Networking Session: Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Established in 2014, the TAP Awards recognizes Tamils in North American in various fields who are passionate trailblazers in their careers, thought-leaders and role models who are paving the way for the next generation.