Maitri Awards & Recognition

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2019

The Game Changer Award from Women Empowerment North America to Maitri Board President, Sonya Pelia


2018

The ICC Inspire Award from India Community Center

API- American Heritage Leadership Award from Senator Bob Wieckowski

Outstanding Advocate of the Year Award, Santa Clara County to Jaya Suresh, Maitri staff

Community Hero Award from Kansen Chu, State Assembly Member 

Certificate of Recognition from Cindy Chavez, Supervisor, Santa Clara County 

Certificate of Recognition from Ash Kalra, Assemblymember, (D-San Jose) 

Certificate of Recognition from Cupertino City Council Member, Savita Vaidhyanathan


2017 

League of the San Francisco Consular Corps (LSFCC) Award

Community Leader Award to Sonya Pelia, Maitri Board President from Bangladeshi Women's Empowerment Network (BWEN)


2016 

Sevathon Spirit Award, India Community Center


2015
 

Sevathon Spirit Award, India Community Center


2014 

Sevathon Spirit Award

Outstanding Advocate of the Year Award, Santa Clara County to Zakia Afrin, Maitri Staff


2013

NISA Award to Anjali Dujari, Maitri co-founder

Seva Award, India Community Center

Sevathon Spirit Award

Karen Cooper Lifetime Achievement Partnership Award to Anjali Dujari, Maitri co-founder

Community Impact Award, South Asian Bar Association


2012 

State of CA Senate Award for Community Service 

Certificate of Commendation, County of Santa Clara

Sevathon Spirit Award, India Community Center


2011 

Seva Award, India Community Center 

Community Hero, Rotary Club of Cupertino 


2010 

Award for Lifetime Service to the Community, India Abroad 

City of San Jose Commendation 

Proclamation, City of Santa Clara 


2009 & 2010

Verizon Wireless Hope Line Champion Award 


2006

Asian Hero, City of Cupertino 


2003

Community Service Award, Islamic Society of North America