“Presenting Miss America, Nina Davuluri”

CHENNAI: Miss America, Nina Davuluri, will answer questions from youth in India via a video chat on July 25th at 5:30 p.m.  Ms. Davaluri is a social entrepreneur, science professional, dancer, and reigning Miss America.  In September 2013, she won the Miss America 2014 contest out of more than 13,000 young women.  She is the first Indian-American to be crowned Miss America.

Ms. Davuluri will talk about diversity in the United States and about the importance of education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  You can reach out virtually, by tuning in to: http://conx.state.gov/live-event/india/.

This video chat will be moderated by Smithsonian Institution curator, Dr. Masum Momaya, who recently curated an exhibit about Indian and Indian-American contributions to the United States throughout its history.