SALDEF 2017 GALA: Announcing Date Change and Keynote Speaker Ash Singh

September 22nd, 2017

Due to unforeseen challenges with venue and conflict with travel plans of Gala honorees, SALDEF will be moving the date of our 2017 National Gala to Sunday, December 3, 2017. The venue will remain unchanged; the Bethesda Marriott. All tickets and tables purchased will be automatically transferred and honored for this new date. Stay tuned for more information on the Gala program in the upcoming weeks including a complete list of guest speakers and exciting entertainment. unnamed

SALDEF is excited to announce Ash Singh, Sikh entrepreneur, as the keynote speaker at SALDEF’s 2017 National Gala to be held on December 3, 2017 at the Bethesda Marriott. Ash is regarded as one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia, having sold his first startup at the age of 22. Ash was named one of Asia’s Top Young Entrepreneurs by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2009.

Ash is currently a visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD Business School, the Ivey Business School & Tsinghua School in China. Ash’s contributions to the Sikh community include creating and Turbanizer App which have helped thousands of Sikh kids become more confident with their turban and Sikh identity.

Reserve your seat now!

Please visit for more information and to purchase tickets. We will be offering free childcare, for children between ages 4-12, and parking for attendees at the venue.

We look forward to seeing you on December 3rd!

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