INDIVIDUAL PATRONS

The Leela Institute of Kathak is grateful to those individuals that generously support the institute’s work and mission.

Leela Institute of Kathak is supported by a community of individuals that believe in the inherent value of art to transform and advance society. These individuals have generously contributed to our programmatic activities, as well as to the Leela Foundation which aims to build a financial infrastructure to support the field of Indian classical dance and music in perpetuity.

Champions’ Circle ($100K and Up)

Shruti Mahajan and Kashyap Deorah

Founder’s Circle ($50K TO $99,999)

Anonymous
Shaila and Dinesh Mehta
Meera and Jasvant Modi
Bina and Yogesh Nivas
Ann Petersen and Lesley Pam
Dr. Irma and Dr. Ushakant Thakkar

Patrons ($25K TO $49,999)

Preetha and Hari Nair
Gita and Subramaniam Janakiraman
Rachna Nivas and Prakash Janakiraman
Leah and Dr. Gary Schoolnik

Leaders ($10K TO $24,999)

Uma and Avadhesh Agarwal
Anonymous
Poonam and Prabhu Goel
Minoo Gupta
Mary and Dr. Clemens Lee
Palayam Foundation
Jyotsna and Sharad Patel
Rika and Manu Shah
Nalini and Uka Solanki
Kusum and Harkishan Vasa

Advocates ($5K TO $9,999)

Neelima and Milind Bhat
Gita and Mukesh Desai
Pratima and Navin Doshi
Robyn Friend and Dr. Neil Siegel
Meena and Jitu Mehta
Chandrika and Sumant Patel
Aruna and Dinker Shah
Kinna and Dr. Nitin Shah
Vinita and Amar Singh
Usha and Sudesh Sood
Dr. Rita Singhal and Dr. Swamy Venuturupalli

Ambassadors ($2,500 TO $4,999)

The DasGupta Family
Rajani Dinavahi and Abizer Gaslightwala
Shobhana Gandhi
Bindu and Kumar Koneru
Bala and R. Krishnamurthy
Sarah Morelli and Stephen Scaringe
Madhu and Babu Mehta
Seema and Amit Patel
Dr. Ruchi Mathur and Dr. Mark Pimentel
Indira and Yalamanchilli Rao
Shelly Mahendra and Lakshman Rao
Hetal and Kunal Sharma
Seema Kantak and Shreeraj Karulkar
Mallika Parulekar

Supporters ($1,000 TO $2,499)

Susan and Santanu Barua
Ronda Berkeley and Mel Green
Shital and Robert Chatwani
Shaila and Vijay Chauhan
Chhandam Youth Dance Company
Nilima Dave
Minal and Neil Doshi
Reena Kapoor and Anurag Wadehra
Valerie Kaur and Sharat Raju
Seibi Lee and Joel Schoolnik
Mitali and Hitesh Mehta
Seema Mehta
Shobha and Nitin Mehta
Naheed and Dayton Misfeldt
Poonam Narkar
Kanan and Sanjay Panchal
Saroj and Gordhan Patel
Pravin Patel
Marna and Suresh Ramnath
Aruna and Manohar Shinde
Raminder and Harpreet Singh
Evanthia Spanos
Keerthy Sundar
Sonali Toppur
Sonal and Govind Vagashia

Friends ($100 TO $999)

Ritu Alvares
Suresh Babu
Doli Bambhania
Shobha and Sudhir Banker
Seema Barua and Alex Le
Arvind Bhambri
Kumar Bhatia
Swati and Vijay Bhatt
Sunita and Mahesh Bhuta
Madhu and Vijay Chheda
Priyanka Chheda
Hima Chintalapati
Sabina and Raman Chitkara
Anna Cross
Samuel Culbert
Hemali and Dr. Ravi Dave
Joyee DasGupta
Heena and Indra Desai
Preeti and Nalin Desai
Prashanthi Docca
Mandy Fazeli and Rashid Razavi
Vinata Gangolli
Tara and Daniel Goleman
Oleg Gorelik
Deepa Gupta
Nootan and Arvind Halani
Inji Islam
Vahinidevi Jaganath
Divya Jain
Neha Jain
Rajiv K. Jain
Yogita and Ishwar Jasuja
Candace Jennings
Seema and Kiran Kamat

Friends ($100 TO $999)

Anjana and Vikram Kamdar
Tarala and Pravin Kapadia
Kumud and Suren Kapadia
Erica and Sathvik Krishnamurthy
Liz and Brady Kroupa
Pratibha and Singhal Kumar
Preeti Kumar
Sonali Lakhani
Michele and Don Linn
Kari Lopez
Elena and Victor Magno
Bharathi and Kanaiya Mahendra
Roopa Maniar
Santrupti Margad and Deepesh Rai
Vandana and Kaushik Master
Maya and Hem Mathur
Geeta and Anil Mehta
Kala Mehta
Lavina Mehta and Sathiyan Kutty
Nila and Arvind Mehta
Purnima Mehta-Taylor
Rama and Jayant Mehta
Van Meyer
Surekha and Hasmukh Modi
Lata and Maruti More
David Moreno
Purnima Mudnal and Arun Bharat
M. Nagle
Sheila and Kishore Naik
Vineet Nair
Koji Oka
Kavitha Padmanabhan and Murugu Navaneetha
Shuba and Santosh Panicker

Friends ($100 TO $999)

Roopa and Srinivas Panuganti
Choudhary Patel
Sharda and Mahesh Patel
Mitula and Raj Patel
Shriya and Prisha Patel
Purnima and Jyoti Prakash
Anisa Rahim
Agnes K. Rothblatt
Jeannie Ruffoni
Alka Sabherwal
Shoba and Manohar Samat
Chhaya and Jairaj Samtani
Mayuresh Saoji
Vandana and Bhanu Sardesai
Tara and Nirmal Sethia
Seema Shah
Tiffany and Amit Shah
Farah Yasmeen and Salim Shaikh
Suraj Shantakumar
Meenaxi and Ashvin Sheth
Shravida Shetty
Leepi Shimkhada and Ravi Mahalingam
Vikram Sikand
Bhavya Singh
Venktesh Shukla
Cheryl Templeton
Durga and Raghu Toppur
Padma and H.P. Trivedi
Vibha and Umang Vanjara
Surekha Vashi
Sarah Wong

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