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Pratham holiday luncheon combines fashion and fun for a good cause

Pratham holiday luncheon combines fashion and fun for a good cause

Pratham Holiday Party models
Models from Neal Hamill showcase eveningwear from Poshak Fashion & Style by designer Sameera Faridi. Photo by Deborah Wallace, Barfield Photography
Pratham Holiday Party Susan Boggio, Annu Naik, Dr. Marie Goradia, Dr. Sippi Khurana, and Dr. Sandeep Shah.
Susan Boggio, Annu Naik, Marie Goradia, Sippi Khurana and Rekha Muddaraj. Top row, Sandeep Shah. Photo by Deborah Wallace, Barfield Photography
Pratham Holiday Party Manjit Soni, Vineeta Salvi, Sydney Dao
Manjit Soni, Vineeta Salvi, Sydney Dao. Photo by Deborah Wallace, Barfield Photography
Pratham Holiday Party Anil Shah, Vijay Bhuchar, Swatantra Jain, Dr. Marie Goradia, Ash Shah.
Anil Shah, Vijay Bhuchar, Swatantra Jain, Marie Goradia, Ash Shah. Photo by Deborah Wallace, Barfield Photography
Pratham Holiday Party models 2
Models walk the runway in eveningwear from Poshak Fashion & Style by designer Sameera Faridi. Photo by Deborah Wallace, Barfield Photography
Pratham Holiday Party Annu Naik, Co-Chair with Dr. Sandeep Shah, Keynote Speaker
Annu Naik, Sandeep Shah. Photo by Deborah Wallace, Barfield Photography
Pratham Holiday Party models
Pratham Holiday Party Susan Boggio, Annu Naik, Dr. Marie Goradia, Dr. Sippi Khurana, and Dr. Sandeep Shah.
Pratham Holiday Party Manjit Soni, Vineeta Salvi, Sydney Dao
Pratham Holiday Party Anil Shah, Vijay Bhuchar, Swatantra Jain, Dr. Marie Goradia, Ash Shah.
Pratham Holiday Party models 2
Pratham Holiday Party Annu Naik, Co-Chair with Dr. Sandeep Shah, Keynote Speaker

What: Pratham Holiday Fashion Luncheon.

Where: Junior League of Houston.

The Scoop: “Give Girls a Chance, Empower Women, and Unleash their Potential” was the motto at Pratham Houston’s annual holiday fashion luncheon, chaired by Annu Naik, Susan Boggio and Sippi Khurana. It raised $170,000 for Pratham’s Beauty Entrepreneurship Program, including education in India and support of entrepreneurship for women. Keynote speaker Sandeep Shah shared his story about his 100-mile run, raising over $21,000 for the organization.

The luncheon was packed with fashionable ladies and gents from diverse backgrounds, and wrapping it up was a crowd-pleasing fashion show by Lucho Men's Clothier and eveningwear from Poshak Fashion & Style by designer Sameera Faridi.

Who: KHOU 11 anchor Rekha Muddaraj, who emceed the luncheon, Marie Goradia, Swatantra Jain, Farida Abjani, Vijay Goradia,  Maha Rasheed Khan, Casey Curry, Gina Gaston, Anu Reddy, Sydney Dao, Pankaj and Asha Dhume, Savreet Singh and Nidhika Mehta.

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