NASA Ames’ PK has been nominated for the Sammies for his drone traffic system June 17, 2018 | Author: Hemil Modi, Senior Research Scientist, NASA

NASA Ames’ PK has been nominated for the Sammies for his drone traffic system

The future of drones Imagine the year 2022, when more than 700,000 commercial drones could potentially be flying millions of times a year in low-altitude airspace to deliver packages, monitor traffic, track storms, inspect power lines, and aid search and… Read more
‘From the Slums to the Big Screen: India Youth Fund’s Student is Cast in Bollywood Hit Movie Hichki June 10, 2018 | Author: Eric Wexler, India Youth Fund

‘From the Slums to the Big Screen: India Youth Fund’s Student is Cast in Bollywood Hit Movie Hichki

Fifteen-year-old Siddhesh Paradhi recently realized a dream he never could have imagined would come true--making it to the big screen in a hit Bollywood movie. Living in a slum in Mumbai with his mother and uncle, he attended a government-aided… Read more
The Leadership Collective  June 3, 2018 | Author: Sridar Iyengar, Creator of 360Plus and Indiaspora Patron member

The Leadership Collective 

“It is not enough for education to produce individuals who can read, write, and count. Education must be transformative and bring shared values to life. It must cultivate an active care for the world and for those with whom we… Read more
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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Leveraging Collective Impact to Promote India’s Development: The Role of the Indian Diaspora in the Fight Against Tuberculosis

Leveraging Collective Impact to Promote India’s Development: The Role of the Indian Diaspora in the Fight Against Tuberculosis

Indiaspora partnered with USAID, American India Foundation, Dasra, and Intellecap on November 9th to bring together leading Indian-Americans and organizations committed to India’s sustainable development, as well as the role of the Indian diaspora in the fight against tuberculosis at Georgetown University India Initiative. Experts offered their thoughts on how the collective impact of the Indian diaspora can work together to advance the Government of…
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Indiaspora partners with MET Community to Celebrate Women Entrepreneurs in the Nation’s Capital

Indiaspora partners with MET Community to Celebrate Women Entrepreneurs in the Nation’s Capital

Indiaspora recently partnered with MET Community, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting innovative, sustainable and responsible women entrepreneurship, as it hosted their Third Annual ForoMET DC to celebrate International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, a day designated by the United Nations to celebrate, empower and support women entrepreneurs and alleviate poverty. The event, which took place on November 13th in downtown Washington…
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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.