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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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Philanthropy: Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk

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If one were to wonder about Sheela Murthy’s commitment to philanthropy, it could not be made more apparent than on Saturday, October 19, 2014. On that beautiful autumn day, Murthy participated in two major events in greater Washington D.C. The first was as moderator of a panel at the Philanthropy Conference of the American Bazaar,…

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One Life that Touched Many Others

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Not everyone who knows of the Murthy Law Firm knows the other side of this world-renowned legal practice. We describe the law firm as the brain of our operation. It has been working hard for 20 years, filing cases for our clients, helping many immigrants to fulfill their American dreams, and building a reputation for…

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United Way Honors Sheela Murthy with Clementine Peterson Award

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Each year, the United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) presents the Clementine Peterson Award to an outstanding member of its Women’s Leadership Council (WLC). At a ceremony on June 26, 2014, the UWCM conferred this prestigious honor on Sheela Murthy, founder and president of the Murthy Law Firm, whose work on behalf of UWCM has…

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Murthy Pays It Forward with $1 Million Gift to AIC Immigration Programs

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Profoundly grateful to her adopted country for so many opportunities to fulfill her own American dream – more opportunities than she could ever repay – Sheela Murthy is paying it forward. She has committed to a 20-year, $1 million gift to the American Immigration Council (AIC), a Washington D.C.-based think tank, and the nation’s leading…

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Murthy Announces Pratham Gala, Raising Funds For Child Literacy in India

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As an active member of Pratham D.C.’s Board of Directors, Sheela Murthy is asking fellow child-literacy advocates to save the date for Pratham’s annual fundraising gala, to be held in the D.C. area on the evening of Saturday, October 4, 2014. Ms. Murthy, founder and president of the Murthy Law Firm has made a substantial…

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Murthy Co-Chairs 2013 Journey Home Gala to Benefit Baltimore’s Homeless

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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, has a deep commitment to helping those less fortunate, so she could hardly say no when she was asked to co-chair the 2013 fundraising gala for The Journey Home, a project designed to combat homelessness in Baltimore. The event was held on October 19th at the Baltimore…

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MNF and Seniors’ Group Making a Difference in Bangalore Schools

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Earlier this month, the United Nations sponsored a worldwide observance of the International Day of Older Persons. This year’s theme was: “the future we want: what older persons are saying,” which highlighted international efforts to place aging issues at the top of the international development agenda. [See United Nations International Day of Older Persons 2013,…

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Murthy Gives CCBC $50,000 Grant for Global Education Lectures

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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, is not just an advocate for international education; she has a deep philanthropic commitment to the cause as well. Just in time for the start of the new school year, Murthy has generously provided a $50,000 endowment to establish the Sheela Murthy / Donna Riehl Global Lecture…

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Murthy Attends United Way Women’s Leadership Council Event

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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, joined prominent businesswomen from around the region at a reception for members of the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) of the United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM). The Murthy Law Firm sponsored this event, which was held at the Center Club in Baltimore on June 10, 2013. The…

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