Reliance Foundation founder and chairperson Nita Ambani was honoured by the prestigious Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) in New York for her philanthropic works.
The special honour recognises Ambani’s expansive philanthropic work in the field of education, sports, healthcare, rural transformation, urban renewal, disaster response, women empowerment and promotion of the Arts. She is the first South Asian to receive this distinguished accolade.
On the honour bestowed on her by The Met, Ambani said, “I am delighted and humbled by this honour for our work at Reliance Foundation. It is truly gratifying that our efforts, especially in education, sports, health and rural transformation, are bringing smiles to millions of people. This recognition from a distinguished global institution like The Met is a tribute to our commitment towards sustainable development and social empowerment, and will inspire each one of us at Reliance Foundation to constantly do the best to make the world a better place for the next generation.”
The Met, recognised as one of the most iconic museums in the world, was most impressed by the diversity and scale of the work carried out by Reliance Foundation, led by Ambani.