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TAMA hosts educational seminar presented by Dr Vani Gaddam

Atlanta, GA, August 4, 2023: TAMA’s (Telugu Association of Metro Atlanta) hosted an education seminar on Saturday, July 22 at the Sharon Community Bldg, Cumming. The event, presented by academic advisor and educational consultant Dr. Vani Gaddam,  attracted over 200 enthusiastic students and parents.

As the attendance was way beyond what the organizers had expected.

Education is a vital constituent of our lives. This detailed seminar by a professional helped attendees get good insights and proper direction for their educational future, said a press release issued by TAMA.

It is TAMA’s 16th program in 2023, and the first one after a brief summer pause.

Dr. Vani Gaddam’s presentation was interactive and informative. Both students and parents were very involved in the session, asking questions, and staying till the end,

Participants applauded TAMA for organizing such a wonderful seminar and appealed to do more and more. TAMA aims to do versatile, ‘beneficial for all ages’ programs with a supplemental focus on the youth, said the release.

President SaiRam Karumanchi welcomed everyone and invited Dr. Vani onto the dais. President-Elect Suresh Bandaru elaborated on her achievements.

Her eloquent talk covered Kindergarten to 12th grade Opportunities, Leadership Abilities, Extracurricular Pursuits, Research and Internship options. She spoke in detail about standardized Tests like SAT, ACT etc. She elaborated on AP, IB Dual Enrollment & College choices. Community Service Activities is another interesting topic she touched upon.

TAMA team felicitated Dr. Vani, with a shawl and plaque, and thanked her for presenting. Snacks and beverages were provided to all the attendees.

Karumanchi called on long-time sponsors, supporters and requested them to talk about their work. He also spoke about different programs TAMA does and how helpful they are for everyone. Chairman Subarao Maddali talked through the Weekly TAMA Free Clinic, explained the advantages and asked people to utilize the services. Media Secretary Srinivas Ramisetty worked on bringing this well received seminar to the table. Priyanka Gaddam, Raghava Tadavarthi, Rupendra Vemulapalli, Suneel Devarapalli, Krishna Inapakuthika, Tiru Chillapalli, Sasi Daggula, Harsha Koppula, Srinivas Uppu, Pavan Devalapally, Kamal Satuluru, Rajesh Jampala from the TAMA team helped in the smooth execution of the program.

Suresh concluded the program by thanking the presenter, participants, and volunteers for being part of this need-of-the-hour event and making it successful.

‘TAMA is hosting a ‘Weekly Free Clinic Walk’ on August 13, followed by many other programs. Visit or send email to for more details.

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