SIKH HERITAGE AWARDS GALA 2009: ENTERTAINMENT
September 19, 2009 at 7pm | Cipriani | 55 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES - Dr. Daljit Dhaliwal
Daljit Dhaliwal was recently appointed as anchor & correspondent for World Focus, a daily international news program on PBS. She is also hosts Foreign Exchange, a weekly international affairs discussion program on PBS. Daljit has worked for some of the world’s most respected news organizations, including BBC World and CNN International where in her capacity has news anchor she covered many major news stories, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the conflicts in the Middle East and the Balkans.
She has interviewed a wide range of newsmakers from the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Pakistan’s late Benazir Bhutto, former US Secretary of State Madeline Albright, Israel’s Ehud Olmert and Shimon Perez, to name a few. Daljit has also appeared as a guest host of several public broadcasting programs, including Charlie Rose and programs on NPR.
She has moderated UN conferences at the Hague and UN headquarters in New York on the AIDS pandemic and child soldiers and served as a moderator for the Clinton Global Initiative.