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Sunday, September 30

Gandhi Day: International Day of Nonviolence
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ambassador Richard Verma
Cloister and Auditorium, Frick Fine Arts Building
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center along with AHINSA
Lynn Kawaratani
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Join us for tea and conversation from 2-3 pm in the Cloister. Visit the information and activity tables from Pitt and local community groups. The program will start at 3 pm and include interfaith prayers, a keynote speech, and cultural performances in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium.

Chief Guest: Ambassador Richard Verma who is Vice Chairman and Partner at the Asia Group where he leads the firm's growth in South Asia. He previously served as the U.S. Ambassador to India from 2014-2017, where he is credited for the historic deepening of bilateral ties. A leading expert on trade and diplomacy in Asia, Ambassador Verma has 25 years of experience across the senior levels of business, law, diplomacy, and the military.