Monte Ahuja – 2014

18 Jul
Monte Ahuja Monte Ahuja came to the U.S. in 1969 as a student at Ohio State University. He graduated with a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1970. Ahuja moved to Cleveland in 1972 and while working full time earned...
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Ratanjit Sondhe – 2013

18 Jul
Ratanjit S. Sondhe Ratanjit S. Sondhe emigrated from India in 1968 with two Masters’ degrees and $8 in his pocket to complete his Ph.D. in polymer chemistry at Akron University. In 1973, he founded POLY-CARB, Inc., a materials science company,...
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Anthony Yen – 2012

18 Jul
Anthony Yen (Yan Yuan Tai) Anthony Yen (Yan Yuan Tai) is an internationally recognized expert in business and trade. His work with the World Trade Center Cleveland and other businesses and organizations have earned him numerous business associations, consultancies, speaking...
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Rep. Mary Rose Oakar – 2012

18 Jul
Hon. Mary Rose Oakar Hon. Mary Rose Oakar, received her B.A. at Ursuline College, M.A. at John Carroll University, studied at Westham Adult College-Warwickshire, England, and had further study at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. She has also received numerous Honorary...
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Dr. Jaya Shah – 2012

18 Jul
Dr. Jaya Shah Dr. Shah, a Pediatrician practicing for more than 30 years, retired from active practice in 2007. She graduated from Grant Medical College, Mumbai, India. Her passion for life is to help the Poor & Needy whose minimal,...
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Giahoa Ryan – 2011

18 Jul
Giahoa Ryan Luong Thi Gia Hoa Ryan was born in Viet Nam, the oldest of twelve children. She worked for U.S. Government as Interpreter and Secretary during the Vietnam War and supervised local workers for the U.S. Government. She immigrated...
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Vijaya L. Emani – 2011

18 Jul
Vijaya L. Emani “You can have Excellence, You can have Excuses, but you cannot have both!” Vijaya Lakshmi Emani, born in Kurnool, was the daughter of Indurani and G.Venkataramana Reddy. She was known to us as a spitfire, but came...
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Paramjit Singh – 2010

18 Jul
Paramjit Singh Paramjit Singh has been a Community Leader of the Asian Indian Community since he landed in Cleveland in June of 1962. Being a Sikh, he has dedicated his life to serving the needy. Paramjit Singh completed his Mechanical...
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Dr. Dieu Thuc Do – 2010

18 Jul
Dr. Dieu Thuc Do Dr. Dieu Thuc Do was born in Rach Gia, Viet Nam. He is the oldest of 5 children. His father was the Deputy Chief of Rach Gia and his mother was a homemaker. He graduated from...
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Richard Ganim – 2015

18 Jul
Richard A. Ganim   Richard A. Ganim was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1926, the second youngest of twelve children. His parents immigrated to this country from Lebanon in the early 1900’s. Growing up, they were always proud of their...
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