Sunday Supper - Sept
with guest: Sucheta Rawal,
Founder & Director of Go Eat Give
Sunday Suppers are casual gatherings where new ideas and stimulating conversation are the main fare at interesting restaurants. The guest speaker leads an informal discussion based on their work or topic of interest. Reservations are open to current Harvard Club of Georgia members and their guests on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is limited to 12 people so that the conversation is more personal and happens around the dinner table. Purchasing a $15.00 ticket reserves your seat at the table and contributes towards the guest speaker's meal. Each attendee orders their own meal and is responsible for his/her check.
COST: $15.00 reservation
RSVP: Open to first twelve HCG members (plus one guest)
SPEAKER: Sucheta Rawal
Sucheta Rawal is an award-winning food and travel writer, author, cooking instructor and philanthropist. As the founder and executive director of Go Eat Give, Sucheta’s personal mission is to raise awareness of global cultures through meaningful travel, good eating, and community interaction. She founded Go Eat Give as a blog in 2011, through which she wanted to educated readers about sustainable and volunteer traveling, learning about authentic cuisines, and engaging with locals. Go Eat Give is now a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit serving audiences across 120 countries.
Originally from India, Sucheta started discovering the world when she moved to United States at the age of seventeen. By the age of 23, she was teaching international cooking classes and writing restaurant reviews. She graduated from Georgia State University with a Masters in Finance and worked in investment banking, market research and human capital consulting. Her vacations to Russia and Morocco, where she volunteered at an orphanage and women’s empowerment center, inspired her to get out of the cubicle, and uncover facts of life by encountering everyday people around the world. Since then, she transitioned from being a tourist to a purposeful traveler. Her favorite things to do while traveling are – exploring neighborhoods, meeting locals, eating at non descript eateries, and visiting markets.
Sucheta has traveled to 75 countries (and counting) bringing back exclusive experiences, which she shares through writing, speaking engagements and cooking classes. She has been a freelance writer for Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Homes and Lifestyle, CheapOAir, Chowhound, CNN, Creative Loafing Atlanta, Cuisine Noir, Do It While You’re Young, Flavors, Examiner, The Huffington Post, Impact Times, Lakelife Magazine, Patch, MixTup, Khabar, Rivaaj and Travel+Escape. Sucheta served on the board of Refugee Family Services, a non-profit that supports refugee women and children achieve self-sufficiency. She is part of Impact Travel Alliance (formerly Travel + Social Good) media network.
Sucheta has launched a series of children’s illustrative books on travel called Beato Goes To.... The stories are meant to inspire young readers to learn about different countries and cultures, as well as develop their own wanderlust. Beato Goes To Greenland, Beato Goes To Israel and Beato Goes To Indonesia are available at Barnes and Noble, Amazon.com, Books-A-Million and through the publisher, Mascot Books.
Sucheta lives in the suburbs of Atlanta with her husband and cat, Beato.
6:30PM Sun 23 Sep 2018 ( Timezone: Eastern )
Himalayan Spice Restaurant & Bar
2773 Clairmont Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30329
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Look Who's Coming:
Go Eat Give
Lenox Education and Consulting