Making the NextMove in Diaspora Research – How Does India Benefit?

Making the NextMove in Diaspora Research – How Does India Benefit?

August 12, 2018 |
Author: Joseph Kolapudi, Interserve International worker and diaspora researcher
I recall the moment I first heard of the term “diaspora,” from it’s Greek root word meaning ‘to scatter’. As a member of the Indian diaspora--albeit born in Australia, but living in Southern California--it moved me to take the next… Read more
Making India a leader for scaling social change

Making India a leader for scaling social change

July 15, 2018 |
Author: David Wilcox, founder of ReachScale
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

Educate Girls Globally

July 8, 2018 |
Author: Anjula Tyagi, Executive Director, and A. Lawrence Chickering, Founder and President-Emeritus, 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

James Crabtree on The Billionaire Raj

July 8, 2018 |
Author: James Crabtree, 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
Educate Girls

Educate Girls

July 8, 2018 |
Author: Swati Narayan, US Director, Educate Girls
I’m blessed to have a cohort of friends who feel passionately about many of the same issues as I do. Last month, we found ourselves lamenting yet another horrific incident of child rape in India. Many of my friends questioned… Read more
Surviving Suicide

Surviving Suicide

July 1, 2018 |
Author: Anita Wadhwani
Terror.  Fear.  That is all that I remember the night I found out that my brother took his life.  The details of that day, now a little over 12 years ago, will always be etched into my memory.  My life… Read more
Director Vaishali Sinha talks about Ask the Sexpert, now on Amazon Prime!

Director Vaishali Sinha talks about Ask the Sexpert, now on Amazon Prime!

June 30, 2018 |
Author: Vaishali Sinha, film director of the documentary "Ask the Sexpert"
I’m delighted to introduce my new award-winning feature length documentary Ask the Sexpert to Indiaspora blog readers. It’s a film about a highly popular 93-year-old sex advice columnist for a daily newspaper in Mumbai. Despite sex being a taboo topic,… Read more