Developing children’s health education and unlocking India’s health potential April 7, 2019 | Author: Rahul Mehra, Founder, Indian Health Alliance and Tarang Health Alliance

Developing children’s health education and unlocking India’s health potential

I have been working on the treatment of diseases as a medical research scientist for most of my professional career. Although some of these treatments can be life-saving, it became clear to me through my work  that the long-term solution… Read more
Reshma Saujani on being Brave, Not Perfect March 24, 2019 | Author: Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code

Reshma Saujani on being Brave, Not Perfect

Reshma Saujani of Girls Who Code has a new book out, Brave, Not Perfect (Feb. 2019). Inspired by her popular TED Talk, she explains different ways that girls and boys are socialized. She says women are raised from an early age to play it safe: “Well-meaning… Read more
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
HeritageINDIA 2019

HeritageINDIA 2019

    Indiaspora, powered by youth leadership nonprofit 360+, is proud to announce a new initiative, HeritageINDIA. A unique, immersive, 3-week summer program, this initiative gives 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 in stimulating discussions, and building friendships with…
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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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