Wednesday, April 15, 2009

The Baroness Flather of Windsor and Maidenhead, JP DL FRSA is the Chief Guest

The Rt. Hon. The Baroness Flather of Windsor and Maidenhead is the Chief Guest on 20th April 2009 and will release the book, 'Indian Saris: Traditions - Perspectives - Design' at The Nehru Centre, London.

20th April 2009
Panel Discussion - 1755hrs onward
Book Release and address by the Chief Guest - 1901hrs.
For detailed programme and the profiles of the panelists click on the following weblink;
News & Events ‎(Saris of India)‎

Baroness Shreela Flather is a renowned political figure from UK . Born on 13 February 1934, Baroness Flather has served as Deputy Mayor and as Mayor for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. She has been a life peer for the Conservative party since 1990 as Baroness Flather, of Windsor and Maidenhead in the Royal County of Berkshire. She was the first Asian woman to receive a peerage. She has been recognised as Asian Who's Who Asian of the Year 1996. She has actively contributed to the organisations involved in refugee, women, community, race relations and prison work. Baroness Flather is a distinguished supporter of the British Humanist Association and an honorary associate of the National Secular Society. She is also a member of Conservative Women's National Committee. As a member of the House of Lords, she gained attention for wearing a sari and for being among the first ethnic minorities in the house. She has also been teaching English as second language.

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