Philanthropist

A Gift to Franklin High School

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The MurthyNAYAK Foundation made a $5000 donation to Franklin High School, in Reisterstown, Maryland, for their moot court competitions. Sheela Murthy and Aron Finkelstein of the Murthy Law Firm met with the principal of Franklin High School, several participants of the student moot court, and President of the Baltimore County Foundation Board, Deborah Phelps, mother…

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Baltimore Speaker Series: Murthy Sponsors Cameron, Former Prime Minister of U.K.

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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, met the latest eminent guest to take the stage for Stevenson University’s Baltimore Speaker Series. The Murthy Law Firm proudly sponsored this event, and Murthy – a longtime supporter of Stevenson University, and former member of their Board of Trustees – had the privilege of meeting David…

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New Documentary Series Explores the Lives of Accomplished IndianAmericans, Starting With Sheela Murthy

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The Indian-based cable and satellite television channel Zee TV launched its latest series, Those Who Made It, on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Each 30-minute episode of the documentary-styled series explores the life of a different IndianAmerican who has risen to the top of his or her respective field. And, to kick off the show, Those…

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Annual Festival Presents Exciting New Films from South Asia

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The 6th annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) brought a variety of compelling new feature length films, shorts, and documentaries to the area this past weekend. The MurthyNAYAK Foundation is a sponsor of the event, and Murthy Law Firm founder and president Sheela Murthy was on hand for the festivities. Hosted by the nonprofit…

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Scholarship America Receives Funds from MurthyNAYAK Foundation

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The MurthyNAYAK Foundation is supporting Scholarship America in 2017. An organization that believes that every student deserves an opportunity to further his/her education beyond high school, regardless of financial circumstance, Scholarship America has helped more than 2.3 million students and distributed more than $3.7 billion. Investing in the education of our nation’s young people lifts…

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Tocqueville Society Member

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Sheela Murthy became a member of the prestigious Tocqueville Society of the United Way with her pledged donation of $1 million in 2008. Over the last decade she has given her time, talent, and treasure to United Way International and the United Way of Central Maryland, as well as the Women’s Leadership Council. Murthy believes…

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AIC American Heritage Awards – June 23, 2017

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For decades the Murthy Law Firm and the MurthyNAYAK Foundation have been major sponsors of a special gala of the American Immigration Council, celebrating the contributions of talented and gifted immigrants to the United States. Held annually, during the national conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Held in New Orleans, this year’s recipients…

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ASHA for Women 2017 Annual Fundraiser

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For more than a decade, the Sheela and the MurthyNAYAK Foundation have supported ASHA for Women and the good works they do, serving women in the SouthAsian community of greater Washington D.C. ASHA volunteers connect their clients, who are victims of domestic abuse, to housing and the professional services they may need in order to…

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11th Annual Women Spanning the Globe

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The 11th Annual Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference was held June 6, 2017, at Baltimore’s Visionary Arts Museum. This year’s conference is entitled, “Navigating Career, Family & the World.” Always working toward diversity and inclusion, there is also a session from “Men Who Get It.” Sheela Murthy offers the introduction this year. This is…

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Murthy/Reihl Lecture Series Presents Dr. John D. Groopman – April 2016

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On Thursday, April 7, 2016, Dr. John D. Groopman, Professor of Environmental Health Services at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will speak on Global Cancer: The Future of Chronic Diseases, as part of the Murthy/Reihl Global Education Leadership Lecture Series. The series is funded by an endowment from Sheela Murthy, in memory…

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