Building a world-class AI research lab in India February 17, 2019 | Author: Varun Aggarwal, co-founder of Aspiring Minds

Building a world-class AI research lab in India

During the last 10 years I wore many different hats. After dropping out of a computer science PhD program at MIT, I started Aspiring Minds. Here, we use technology to measure the skills of two million jobseekers every year and… Read more
Localized allows the diaspora to transfer expertise to India’s youth February 10, 2019 | Author: Ariadne Papagapitos, Co-founder and Director of New Markets, Localized

Localized allows the diaspora to transfer expertise to India’s youth

Growing up in New York City as a child of immigrants from Greece and surrounded by immigrant communities from around the world, I understood the importance and power of the diaspora from an early age. Living as a young adult… Read more
In Conversation with Parag Khanna February 6, 2019 | Author: Indiaspora staff

In Conversation with Parag Khanna

Internationally acclaimed global strategist Parag Khanna chats with Indiaspora's Executive Director Sanjeev Joshipura about his newest book, released February 5: The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st Century (2019). In our current "Asian moment," he lays out the case… Read more
HeritageINDIA 2019

HeritageINDIA 2019

Indiaspora, powered by 360+, is proud to announce HeritageINDIA, a unique, immersive, fully-funded 3-week program for students of Indian descent to connect with their ancestral homeland. It is designed for students to experience India's rich cultural history, participate in hands-on projects, engage in stimulating discussions, and create lifelong bonds with a cohort that will share in this once-in-a-lifetime experience. HeritageINDIA will…
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Celebrating 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi

Celebrating 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi

Indiaspora co-hosted 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi, a celebration on Capitol Hill spearheaded by the Embassy of India in partnership with several community organizations, including the Gandhi Memorial Center, Hindu American Foundation, AJC - Global Jewish Advocacy, The Art of Living Foundation, U.S.-India Business Council, JITO USA, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, JAINA, JAIN Society of Metropolitan Washington, and US-India Friendship Council. The occasion was marked by a lighting of the diya and…
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Diwali on Capitol Hill 2018

Diwali on Capitol Hill 2018

  Indiaspora co-hosted Diwali on Capitol Hill November 14 with BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, Hindu American Foundation, and several community and faith-based organizations to celebrate our annual Festival of Lights. More than 25 Members of Congress in the House and Senate marked the occasion by lighting the ceremonial diya on stage, including Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-2), Co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India…
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Indiaspora’s Objectives

The following three goals drive Indiaspora forward:

  1. Increase the visibility and influence of Indian-Americans to actively engage in their communities.
  2. Create a platform to help shape successful U.S.-India relations and connect with the global Indian diaspora in various countries.
  3. Redefine the philanthropic model to promote more effective and sustainable giving by Indian-Americans.