Asia Society India Centre Board Names Sangita Jindal New Chair


Asia Society India Centre Board Names Sangita Jindal New Chair
MUMBAI: The Asia Society India Centre Board has announced the election of
Sangita Jindal as the new Chair of the Board. Her role will be effective from
the 1st of April, 2024. “I am so delighted to welcome Sangita Jindal as Chair
of the Asia Society India Centre Board. She has been an immense support to
our mission in South Asia and her work to support contemporary art in India
and South Asia has been a transformative force; I look forward to working
with her to strengthen Asia Society’s footprint in South Asia,” said Asia
Society India Centre CEO Inakshi Sobti.
Sangita Jindal is President, Art India and Chairperson of the JSW Foundation,
which is responsible for the social development projects of the JSW Group of
Companies. In the twenty years that she has been spearheading the JSW
Foundation, it has enlarged its scope of activities in the areas of education,
health, livelihood creation, local sports development and conservation of arts
and cultural heritage. She established the Jindal Arts Centre in 1992 and
founded Art India, India’s premier art magazine, in 1994. She was among the
team that conceptualised the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival and was awarded the
Eisenhower Fellowship in 2004. She has founded the Hampi Foundation that
has undertaken conservation work at three temples in Hampi. She is a Global
Trustee of Asia Society and a member of the Board of the National Culture
Fund, Trustee of the World Monument Fund, advisor to TEDxGateway and a
member of the IMC Ladies’ Wing Art, Culture and Film Committee.
Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Asia Society is a nonpartisan,
nonprofit institution with major centers and public buildings in New York,
Houston and Hong Kong, and offices in Los Angeles, Manila, Melbourne,
Mumbai, San Francisco, Seattle, Seoul, Sydney, Tokyo, Washington, D.C. and
Zurich. The India Centre was founded in 2006; it is the only Asia Society
Centre in South Asia and aims to encompass all of the subcontinent in its
mission to bring together diverse perspectives on modern Asia and cultivate a
nuanced understanding of Asia- Pacific affairs. To learn more about Asi

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