Dear esteemed members and supporters of FIA Chicago, As we stand on the threshold of International Women’s Day 2024, we at the Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of Chicago extend our warmest greetings and heartfelt appreciation to the women who form the backbone of our organization. At FIA Chicago, we recognize and celebrate the invaluable contributions of women to our vibrant and diverse community. From leading initiatives to fostering unity, from driving policy initiatives to spearheading charitable endeavors, women have played an integral role in shaping the fabric of our organization. On this special day, we extend a special salute to the women who have dedicated their time, energy, and passion to furthering the goals and values of FIA Chicago. Your unwavering commitment and tireless efforts have not only enriched our community but have also inspired countless others to join in our mission. As we reflect on the achievements and progress made by women around the world, let us reaffirm our commitment to gender equality and empowerment. Let us continue to champion the rights and voices of women within our organization and beyond, ensuring that they are given the recognition, respect, and opportunities they deserve. To all the women of FIA Chicago, we say thank you. Thank you for your leadership, your dedication, and your unwavering spirit. Together, we will continue to strive for a future where every woman is empowered to reach her full potential. Happy Women’s Day! – Sunil Shah on behalf of TEAM FIA