India Journal (Jul 31, 2009) 
Ambassador Meera Shankar In San Diego 

STAFF REPORTER in San Diego, California

 

Ambassador Meera Shankar was in San Diego and delivered the Gandhi Memorial Lecture and annual event organized by the San Diego Indian American Society, as well as another talk at the World Affairs Council. She presented 21 students with scholarships including four for those from families with no education. 

Seen above: the Ambassador with incoming President of SDIAS, Prof. C. K. Prahalad, who succeeds Dr.Sanjay Jha, the Co-CEO of Motorola and Ramesh Rao Director of UC San Diego’s California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology with the students who received scholarships. 

The crowd at the event. 

City officials said, Mayor Jerry Sanders appreciated the opportunity to meet with Ambassador Shankar. At their meeting the Mayor presented the Key to the City to the Indian Ambassador. Also seen is Dr. M. C. Madhavan.