Staying Sukhi

Staying Sukhi

May 12, 2019 |
Author: Rahul Kulkarni, Co-founder and CEO, The Sukhi Project
  As in many Asian homes, mental health wasn’t spoken about within the walls of my childhood house. Yet mental distress was certainly part of the structure’s foundation. Suffering in silence was almost a tacit badge of honor – this… Read more
Partnership 2020: Expanding U.S.-India Higher Education Cooperation

Partnership 2020: Expanding U.S.-India Higher Education Cooperation

May 6, 2019 |
Author: Rick Rossow, CSIS | Patrick McNamara, University of Nebraska, Omaha | Sher Jan Ahmadzai, University of Nebraska, Omaha
  As we reach the end of the five-year term of the Modi government, there is no dearth of retrospectives reviewing our relationship through the twin prisms of our security relations and our economic relations. However, while our economic and… Read more
Leadership Lessons from a Nonprofit Guru

Leadership Lessons from a Nonprofit Guru

May 3, 2019 |
Author: Alex Counts, Senior Philanthropy Adviser, Indiaspora
During the early months of 2016, I decamped to Key West, Florida to take a break from running mission-driven organizations.  I decompressed from 18 years leading Grameen Foundation and geared up to take the helm at the American India Foundation.  As I prepared… Read more
ImmunifyMe: The Story

ImmunifyMe: The Story

April 28, 2019 |
Author: Neeraj Mehta, CEO and Co-founder, ImmunifyMe
I have been interested in making a social impact since my childhood. I was exposed to the concept early on by my family, who has always been active in doing social good in their community. When I was in university,… Read more
Reshma Saujani on being Brave, Not Perfect

Reshma Saujani on being Brave, Not Perfect

March 24, 2019 |
Author: Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code
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

Crossover Basketball is Crossing the Gender Divide

March 16, 2019 |
Author: Shaun Jayachandran, Founder and President, Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy
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
Q&A with fashion designer and UN Ambassador Rachel Roy

Q&A with fashion designer and UN Ambassador Rachel Roy

March 8, 2019 |
Author: Rachel Roy, fashion designer, UN Amb. for Innovation and Change
Fashion designer and UN Ambassador Rachel Roy recently toured with Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi for his nationwide The Price of Free documentary screenings. They discussed post-film the intersection of his work on ending child trafficking and her work in sustainable fashion, where one… Read more
A Better Populism

A Better Populism

March 1, 2019 |
Author: Raghuram Rajan, Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Booth School
The postwar economic success of liberal democracies was not simply the result of letting markets flourish. The United States and European countries also embedded markets in a structure that allowed people to take the fullest advantage of them. That structure… Read more