Bringing Yoga and Meditation to Prisons June 20, 2019 | Author: Parveen Chawla, Yoga and Meditation Instructor

Bringing Yoga and Meditation to Prisons

My journey with yoga and meditation started when I was a child. Immediately after birth, I was adopted by my maternal aunt and her husband. At a young age, my adoptive father inspired me to practice yoga postures with him.… Read more
The Ethics of AI and Automated Decisions June 9, 2019 | Author: Kartik Hosanagar, John C. Hower Professor of Technology and Digital Business, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and author, A Human’s Guide to Machine Intelligence

The Ethics of AI and Automated Decisions

Computer algorithms touch our lives every day, from how we choose to purchase products (Amazon’s “People who bought this also bought”) to how we choose movies to watch (Netflix’s recommendations) to whom people date or marry (Match.com or Tinder matches).… Read more
Kolkata Foundation: A Way for Diaspora to Give Back June 2, 2019 | Author: Dhritiman Banerjee, Founder, Kolkata Foundation

Kolkata Foundation: A Way for Diaspora to Give Back

"If universities can have global alumni networks that give back, can cities not have the same?” The question struck me at a dinner get-together as the discussion turned to Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta), where I was born. After all,… Read more
Careers in Congress

Careers in Congress

  The Congressional South Asian American Staff Association, in collaboration with the Washington Leadership Program, the South Asian Bar Association of DC, and Indiaspora, hosted a panel on starting a career in Congress on Thursday, June 13, at Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC. Our bi-partisan panel shared their experiences and tips for how an intern in DC can transform a summer experience…
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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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