December 24 2013: Telugu Association of North America (TANA) is hosting a one day conference to celebrate the achievements of Telugu women and youth on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Royal Albert Hall in Edison, New Jersey. The day-long conference would feature lectures, forums and workshops on various issues that affect first and second generation Telugu women and youth in the United States. Mohan Nannapaneni, President of TANA, stated that TANA is organizing this special Conference as part of its efforts to identify and address the special needs of Telugu women and youth. He noted that as the social fabric changed over the last five decades, the needs and aspirations of Telugu women in North America also changed and TANA wanted to offer a platform to discuss the recent developments and come up with plans to address them. The Conference would also celebrate the many achievements of Telugu youth in vastly divergent fields.
Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri
Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri
Aruna Katragadda Miller, Member of Maryland House of Delegates
Aruna Katragadda Miller, Member of Maryland House of Delegates
Subha Vedula, semifinalist of American Idol 2012 season
Subha Vedula, semifinalist of American Idol 2012 season
    Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, is the Telugu girl that won the hearts of people around the world, when she became the first Indian American to be crowned Miss America and will be the Chief Guest at this Conference. She will be the main attraction and inspiration to the Indo-American youth. Aruna Katragadda Miller, Member of Maryland House of Delegates, is the first Telugu Woman to be elected to a state legislature in US. Delegate Aruna Miller will be a Guest of Honor at the TANA Women and Youth Conference. Subha Vedula, semifinalist of American Idol 2012 season. Ms. Vedula, the first Indian female in history to make it to the top 20 females of the hit reality TV show, American Idol, will be a special guest. Many other Telugu women and youth who excelled in various fields will be participating in the Conference and their achievements will also be celebrated. The daytime program is open mainly for women and youth. It will be followed by a special cultural program in the evening with famous singers, dancers and artists and is open to general audience. For more details contact: Mohan Nannapaneni, President (508) 612-6676, [email protected] Satish Vemana, Secretary : (703) 731-8367, [email protected] Lakshmi Devineni, Chair Person Legal & Immigration Service Committee: (732) 822-2493, [email protected] Ravi Potluri: (267) 252-2496, [email protected]