Deepa Willingham

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Born in India, Deepa Willingham’s parents fostered in her a keen sense of the importance of education. Attended Santa Barbara for graduate school; Career as an administrator at Cottage Hospital. Philanthropic endeavors: Rotary District 5240 Governor, 2010-11; Established a nonprofit corporation called Promise of Assurance to Children Everywhere (PACE) to meet the educational needs of girls in impoverished areas of India and elsewhere. PACE started with 25 students at its pilot learning center in Piyali, and now has over 200 girls enrolled.  Visit

I have always believed that peace is something we can do together