Crossover Basketball is Crossing the Gender Divide March 16, 2019 | Author: Shaun Jayachandran, Founder and President, Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy

Crossover Basketball is Crossing the Gender Divide

There’s no roaring crowd. No squeaking of shoes on the hardwood. No bleat of a referee's whistle. No spotlights, or scouts, or TV cameras. Just the constant sound of distinct staccato thuds as basketballs dribble with no sense of unison.… Read more
Q&A with fashion designer and UN Ambassador Rachel Roy March 8, 2019 | Author: Rachel Roy, fashion designer, UN Amb. for Innovation and Change

Q&A with fashion designer and UN Ambassador Rachel Roy

Fashion designer and UN Ambassador Rachel Roy recently toured with Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi for his nationwide The Price of Free documentary screenings. They discussed post-film the intersection of his work on ending child trafficking and her work in sustainable fashion, where one… Read more
A Better Populism March 1, 2019 | Author: Raghuram Rajan, Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Booth School

A Better Populism

The postwar economic success of liberal democracies was not simply the result of letting markets flourish. The United States and European countries also embedded markets in a structure that allowed people to take the fullest advantage of them. That structure… Read more
HeritageINDIA 2019

HeritageINDIA 2019

    Indiaspora and India Community Center, powered by youth leadership nonprofit 360+, is proud to announce a new initiative, HeritageINDIA. A unique, immersive, 3-week summer program, this initiative is aimed at giving high students of Indian descent the opportunity to connect to their ancestral homeland. Students will experience and engage with India's rich and diverse cultural history by completing hands-on projects, participating…
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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 the Indian diaspora to actively engage in their communities.
  2. Create a platform to help shape 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 the Indian diaspora