Ashok Jain, MD, FAAP, MBA, CPE

Founder and President of India Foundation

Dr. Jain has received many honors and awards. In 2005 he was inducted into the Eugene S. Mayer Honor Society for Community Services at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine for community service in India and the US. In 2010 he was awarded the national Medallion for Entrepreneurship Award by the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society. In 2011 Dr. Jain was named a leading ‘Mover and Shaker’ at the Triangle Business Convention. In January 2013 he was nominated for North Carolina Small Business Person of the year Award. In 2015 he received Certificate of Achievement from North Carolina Medical Society Foundations -Kanoff Institute of Leadership College for his leadership and service to the population of NC. In 2016, Dr. Jain Group Kidzcare Pediatrics was recognized as Business of the year by NC Small Business Technology and Development Corporation.

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Asha Bala, MA, MFA

Dance Specialist

Asha Bala has been teaching, performing, and researching dance for more than three decades. Her focus is on understanding and redefining dance as a device to advance the emotional, cognitive, and physical awareness of the individual. With knowledge of a wide variety of dance forms, from modern dance to the classical Indian dance form Bharata Natyam, she is able to address the specific needs of each of her students, whether they be in high school or out of college.

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