Supporting American Heroes: Veteran Suicide Prevention

Supporting American Heroes: Veteran Suicide Prevention

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

Ten Years After the Mumbai Terrorist Attacks

December 2, 2018 |
Author: Moeed Yusuf, Associate VP, Asia Center, U.S. Institute of Peace
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?

How Can I Serve?

December 2, 2018 |
Author: Mallika Chopra, speaker and author
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
Rajiv Satyal shares about his talk show and his third moment of truth

Rajiv Satyal shares about his talk show and his third moment of truth

November 16, 2018 |
Author: Rajiv Satyal, Comedian and "What Do You Bring to The Table?" talk show host
Jenga with Deepak Chopra?  Connect Four with Hasan Minhaj?  Yep, that's our talk show.  I interview guests as we play a game.  It’s called What Do You Bring to The Table? and I was thrilled that the Indian Diaspora came out to support it with such… Read more
NJLP: New Jersey’s Pipeline to Public Service

NJLP: New Jersey’s Pipeline to Public Service

November 11, 2018 |
Author: Amit Jani, President of New Jersey Leadership Program
It’s hard to imagine that just a little over three years ago, the idea of the New Jersey Leadership Program (NJLP) was born. At the time, we saw an unmet need within the South Asian community in New Jersey. A… Read more
Millennials in Public Service

Millennials in Public Service

November 11, 2018 |
Author: Nisha Jain and Harin Contractor, WLP Co-Chairs
Back in the mid-90’s, when the most recognizable South Asian American was Apu from The Simpsons, one individual had a dream to bring relevancy and a political voice to our growing community. Gopal Raju, founder of the newspaper India Abroad,… Read more
The Road to Paper Jewels

The Road to Paper Jewels

October 28, 2018 |
Author: Omar Khan, author of the new Paper Jewels: Postcards from the Raj
It was around 1995, and I found myself in Concord, near San Francisco at a vintage paper fair I had discovered. I picked up a postcard, "Women Baking Bread"  and it transported me right back to my childhood visits to… Read more
The Gandhi 150 Commemorative Stamp Initiative

The Gandhi 150 Commemorative Stamp Initiative

October 7, 2018 |
Author: Sriram Sonty
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
Harmony with A. R. Rahman

Harmony with A. R. Rahman

September 30, 2018 |
Author: Sruti Harihara Subramanian, award-winning filmmaker and entrepreneur
I am an "accidental" documentary filmmaker. That is what I tell people if they ask me how I started making documentaries. After assisting in many mainstream commercial Indian films across various languages in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu in 2015, I… Read more