Growing and Better Recognizing Indian-American Philanthropy: An Emerging Action Agenda September 16, 2018 | Author: Alex Counts, Senior Philanthropy Adviser, Indiaspora

Growing and Better Recognizing Indian-American Philanthropy: An Emerging Action Agenda

Over the last few years, a number of studies and surveys of Indian Diaspora philanthropy (and Indian philanthropy generally) have been published.  This interest is in part a reflection of the impressive and growing capabilities and stature of Indians around… Read more
Altering the Trajectory of Diaspora Giving:  A Report from the Indiaspora Philanthropy Summit August 19, 2018 | Author: Alex Counts, Senior Philanthropy Adviser, Indiaspora

Altering the Trajectory of Diaspora Giving: A Report from the Indiaspora Philanthropy Summit

What makes the content of a conference – as opposed to the networking opportunities – memorable?   Everyone will have a different answer to that question, but I believe that most people would include the following: entirely new information about an… Read more
Making the NextMove in Diaspora Research – How Does India Benefit? August 12, 2018 | Author: Joseph Kolapudi, Interserve International worker and diaspora researcher

Making the NextMove in Diaspora Research – How Does India Benefit?

I recall the moment I first heard of the term “diaspora,” from it’s Greek root word meaning ‘to scatter’. As a member of the Indian diaspora--albeit born in Australia, but living in Southern California--it moved me to take the next… Read more
Indiaspora Leadership Forum 2018

Indiaspora Leadership Forum 2018

This year's Leadership Forum brought together Indian American leaders from various backgrounds and professions, including business, finance, technology, law, healthcare, public policy and the arts, to participate in intellectually stimulating discussions on a variety of topics and issues that impact our Indian-American community. To see a list of our Board and members, please visit here.
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Indiaspora Philanthropy Summit July 17

Indiaspora Philanthropy Summit July 17

Indiaspora’s Philanthropy Summit, “For Givers, Doers, and Thinkers” on Tuesday, July 17, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. was an action-oriented afternoon that afforded attendees the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking conversations on various aspects of philanthropy. Indian American Community Engagement Survey One of the most exciting parts of the Summit was the unveiling and discussion of the preliminary findings…
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Indiaspora Delegation to New Delhi for the US-India-Israel Tech Triangle

Indiaspora Delegation to New Delhi for the US-India-Israel Tech Triangle

Regular readers of Indiaspora’s blogs will recall that Indiaspora took a delegation of our members to Israel in July 2017, to coincide with Indian Prime Minister Modi’s historic visit. During an exclusive meeting with Mr. Modi in Jerusalem, we presented him with our idea of catalyzing a “Tech Triangle” between India, Israel and USA, to leverage and collectively multiply each…
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Indiaspora’s Objectives

The following three goals drive Indiaspora forward:

  1. Increase the visibility and influence of Indian Americans and get them atively engaged in the community.
  2. Create a platform to help shape a successful U.S. - India partnership, including strategic discussions on issus such as trade, education, immigration, healthcare and security.
  3. Help underpriviliged Indian Americans and Indians by redefining the philanthropic model to promote more effective ways to donate money, services and time.