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
Building a world-class AI research lab in India

Building a world-class AI research lab in India

February 17, 2019 |
Author: Varun Aggarwal, co-founder of Aspiring Minds
During the last 10 years I wore many different hats. After dropping out of a computer science PhD program at MIT, I started Aspiring Minds. Here, we use technology to measure the skills of two million jobseekers every year and… Read more
The India Center Foundation

The India Center Foundation

February 3, 2019 |
Author: Priya Giri Desai, Founding Director, The India Center Foundation
There was a moment recently when I knew our work at The India Center Foundation (ICF) was evolving. It was symphonic: wonderful partners in the Asia Society and the Consulate General of India, New York, and a new children’s book… Read more
My Journey from ‘Culturally Illiterate’ to Historical Novelist

My Journey from ‘Culturally Illiterate’ to Historical Novelist

January 27, 2019 |
Author: Vasant Davé, Historical Novelist, Author of "Trade Winds to Meluhha"
An embarrassingly ironical situation triggered my yearning to write a prehistoric novel. I passed Senior Cambridge in Mombasa, Kenya, which was under the British rule for most of my schooling. Thus, I was more familiar with William the Conqueror and… Read more
All Things Happy

All Things Happy

January 20, 2019 |
Author: Rajesh Nair, Founder & CEO, Happystry
Having previously worked with international research institutes, and senior policymakers in the climate change space, what intrigued me was whether studies, research and global conventions were contributing to impact on the ground. Innumerable government level meetings are held every year… Read more
The Gandhi 150 Commemorative Stamp Initiative

The Gandhi 150 Commemorative Stamp Initiative

January 20, 2019 |
Author: Sriram Sonty, Chairman of the Gandhi 150 US Commemorative Stamp Initiative
Mahatma Gandhi is a man who needs no introduction. He is universally acknowledged as the ‘father of Indian independence,' the man who won the country’s freedom from their colonial masters without firing a shot. The Gandhi Commemorative Stamp Initiative began… Read more