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Sheela Murthy Leads Girl Scouts Kickoff in Annapolis

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Murthy Law Firm Founder and President, Sheela Murthy, gave the opening remarks at the Girl Scouts USA kickoff celebration of the Year of the Girl campaign at the State House in Annapolis in February. The event celebrated the Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary as a national organization, and 50 years of distinguished service to girls in…

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Sheela Murthy to Serve as Chair of CCBC’s Global Education Committee

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Murthy Poised to Help CCBC with its Work in Global Education Baltimore, Md. – (17.Feb.2012): The Community College of Baltimore County is pleased to announce that the prominent and internationally renowned U.S. immigration law attorney, Sheela Murthy, has agreed to serve as the honorary chair of CCBC’s Global Education Committee. Murthy is the founder and…

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I-Fund Honors Murthy for Her Commitment to Higher Education

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The Independent College Fund of Maryland – also known as the I-Fund – honored Sheela Murthy at their Evening of Excellence celebration, held in the Athenaeum of Goucher College on February 8, 2012. Murthy is the proud recipient of this year’s I-Fund Leadership Award, a prestigious prize bestowed on an outstanding businessperson who exemplifies the…

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Setting A Good Example For Indian Philanthropy

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Move over, Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg: you have company! According to BBC News, one of India’s richest men – software billionaire Azim Premji, of Bangalore’s Wipro Systems – has pledged a cool $2 billion to fund rural education and development projects in India. (See Are India’s Rich Not Philanthropic Enough?, by Southik Biswas, BBC…

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Attorney Murthy Chairs Domestic Violence Awareness Event

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Women’s rights and women’s education are among the key concerns of Attorney Sheela Murthy’s philanthropic work. Preventing domestic violence is an important part of this effort, and for the past several years, Sheela Murthy and her husband, documentary filmmaker Vasant Nayak, have supported the work of the Asian Women’s Self Help Association – ASHA for…

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MD Chamber Honors Murthy Law Firm for Corporate Philanthropy

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The Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the Baltimore Business Journal recently honored the Murthy Law Firm for its commitment to corporate philanthropy, presenting a Maryland Business Philanthropy Award to our firm and two other companies, “whose philanthropic efforts have made Maryland a better place to live, work, and do business.” The Business Philanthropy Award was…

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