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Swatantra Jain Joins the National Board of Directors of Pratham USA
Swatantra Jain, a business partner with Vinmar International – a global plastics and petrochemicals company – has joined the National Board of Directors of Pratham USA. Mr. Jain has over thirty years of experience in international trade and currently resides in Houston, Texas.
A longtime advocate for transforming India’s potential through education, Mr. Jain currently serves as the President of the Pratham USA’s Houston chapter as well as Treasurer of Pratham USA.
“We are honored to welcome Swatantra Jain to our National Board of Directors,” said Molly Easo Smith, Executive Director of Pratham USA. “Mr. Jain brings extensive experience from both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. His long-term dedication to Pratham USA will bring an invaluable insider’s perspective to our efforts.”
Mr. Jain has a deep history of working with non-profit and community based organizations. He is Chairman of JVB Preksha Meditation Center Houston and Director-at-large of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce in Houston. He has received numerous recognitions for his leadership and philanthropy, among them, the Philanthropist Award by India House in 2010 and the Community Leadership Award by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce in 2011.
Mr. Jain graduated from the University of Delhi with an Honors’ degree in Accounting in 1966. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1970.
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