Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has invited to honor Rini Kakati at Buckingham Palace Garden party in July 2010 this year.
Rini Kakati lives in Harlesden, London. She is a senior education and welfare worker for ethnic minorities in the Department of Social Services at London Borough of Tower Hamlet and Brent. She received her MA degree in English Literature from Gauhati University. She also received PGCE (TEFL) from University of North London. She teaches English to the speaker of other language at Adult Education Centre in Wembley. Rini Kakati was the first woman Governor at Newfield School in Harlesden. She also conducted the popular program called "Speak for yourself" at BBC from March 1979 till 1982. This program was specially designed to encourage people to communicate with each other. She is an active member of UK's Labour Party from Brent.
In 2004, she organized for the first time NRI Convention seminar at House of Lords, Westminster as Co-coordinator for NECCI (North East Chamber of Commerce & Industry) under the guidance of Lord Swraj Paul, Lord Dholakia, Lady Ann, Lord Patel, MP Paul Andrew Daisley, Councillor Ron Anderson and ministers of Indian High Commission along with representatives from various Indian communities including media people were also attended. She has been recognized by many organizations for her outstanding career and community work, socially, educationally and culturally spanning 35 years. Recently she was presented with the prestigious ‘Glory of India Award’ by the India International Society on July 18, 2009. She is the first Assamese lady to receive this prestigious award.
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