Nita Ambani, Reliance Foundation chairperson, has been honored by the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) here for her philanthropic efforts.
Ambani’s philanthropic work in the areas of education, sports, healthcare, rural transformation, urban renewal, disaster re-sponse, women empowerment and promo-tion of the arts, has been recognised with the honour. She is said to be the first South Asian to receive the accolade.
Delighted and humbled by the hon- our, Ambani said in a statement: “It is truly gratifying that our efforts, especially in ed-ucation, sports, health and rural transfor-mation, 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 devel-opment and social empowerment, and will inspire each one of us at Reliance Founda-tion to constantly do the best to make the world a better place for the next generation.”
The Met is recognized as one of the most iconic museums, and it houses over 5,000 years of art from around the world.