Making India a leader for scaling social change July 15, 2018 | Author: David Wilcox, founder of ReachScale

Making India a leader for scaling social change

Every Indian citizen grows up with the need to consider the issue of scale. The democratic aspiration to improve the life conditions for all Indians (and more broadly, the world) is fundamental to Indian society. To achieve these aspirations, India's… Read more
Educate Girls Globally July 8, 2018 | Author: Anjula Tyagi, Executive Director, and A. Lawrence Chickering, Founder and President-Emeritus, Educate Girls Globally

Educate Girls Globally

Educating girls is the most important issue promoting development because educated women are the most powerful agents of social change everywhere.  Despite significant initiatives in many countries, the overall record has been disappointing.  Learning continues to be poor, and girls… Read more
James Crabtree on The Billionaire Raj July 8, 2018 | Author: James Crabtree, The Billionaire Raj

James Crabtree on The Billionaire Raj

“You are a brave journalist to write this book.” That was how Shekhar Gupta, perhaps India’s preeminent columnist, put it to me on Twitter earlier this week, about my book, The Billionaire Raj, which has just been released. What Shekhar… Read more
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. is an action-oriented gathering that will afford attendees the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking conversations on various aspects of philanthropy. Registration begins at 11:30 am followed by lunch and kick off speeches at noon. The event ends at 6 pm, and will…
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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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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’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.