Supporting American Heroes: Veteran Suicide Prevention December 9, 2018 | Author: Matthew Snow, Social Risk Analyst, ENODO Global and Project Lead, Veteran Suicide Prevention Program

Supporting American Heroes: Veteran Suicide Prevention

In 2007, the 173rd Airborne Brigade deployed to Afghanistan in what would become one of the most covered war stories in Operation Enduring Freedom. American journalist Sebastian Junger created two documentaries and wrote a bestseller. Author Jake Tapper also published… Read more
Ten Years After the Mumbai Terrorist Attacks December 2, 2018 | Author: Moeed Yusuf, Associate VP, Asia Center, U.S. Institute of Peace

Ten Years After the Mumbai Terrorist Attacks

It was exactly ten years ago this week that I stood at Boston’s Logan airport waiting to board a flight when TV screens began to flash images of the Mumbai terrorist attacks. I have spent the better part of the… Read more
How Can I Serve? December 2, 2018 | Author: Mallika Chopra, speaker and author

How Can I Serve?

When I was a child, my father, Deepak Chopra guided my brother, Gotham, and me to ask three questions: Who am I? What do I want? How can I serve? ‘Who am I?' was about exploring who we were beyond… Read more
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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Global Connect: Indiaspora’s Delegation to Canada

Global Connect: Indiaspora’s Delegation to Canada

Indiaspora took a high-level delegation of our members and prominent friends to Canada from October 14 - 16. In the wake of the “new NAFTA,” or the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) proposed earlier this month, as well as Prime Minister Trudeau’s trade trip to India earlier in the year, it proved to be a time ripe for discussion. The purposes…
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Indiaspora’s Objectives

The following three goals drive Indiaspora forward:

  1. Increase the visibility and influence of Indian-Americans to actively engage in their communities.
  2. Create a platform to help shape successful U.S.-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 Indian-Americans.