The Power of Philanthropic Complementarity January 11, 2019 | Author: Alex Counts, Senior Philanthropy Adviser, Indiaspora

The Power of Philanthropic Complementarity

Despite India’s impressive economic growth and growing global influence, it has many urgent unmet humanitarian needs.  The nation’s young and growing population will either emerge as a tremendous asset for the country and for the world (a “demographic dividend”) or… Read more
Text message your way to healthier living in the new year January 6, 2019 | Author: Nalini Saligram, Founder & CEO, Arogya World

Text message your way to healthier living in the new year

Spend a few minutes reflecting on the problem of diabetes and other Non-Communicable Diseases, or NCDs. On our generation’s watch, these diseases have grown to represent one of the major health and development challenges of the century. Diseases like heart… Read more
In Conversation with Mallika Chopra December 14, 2018 | Author: Indiaspora staff

In Conversation with Mallika Chopra

Indiaspora hosted Mallika Chopra, CEO and founder of Intent.com, for a truly insightful, instructive and authentic talk. We were grateful to hear her share her personal story with our community, including her journey finding purpose, her experiences being a mom, tips for… Read more
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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Global Connect: Indiaspora’s Delegation to Canada

Global Connect: Indiaspora’s Delegation to Canada

Indiaspora took a high-level delegation of our members and prominent friends to Canada from October 14 - 16. In the wake of the “new NAFTA,” or the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) proposed earlier this month, as well as Prime Minister Trudeau’s trade trip to India earlier in the year, it proved to be a time ripe for discussion. The purposes…
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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.