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
The Power of Philanthropic Complementarity

The Power of Philanthropic Complementarity

January 11, 2019 |
Author: Alex Counts, Senior Philanthropy Adviser, Indiaspora
Despite India’s impressive economic growth and growing global influence, it has many urgent unmet humanitarian needs.  The nation’s young and growing population will either emerge as a tremendous asset for the country and for the world (a “demographic dividend”) or… Read more
Text message your way to healthier living in the new year

Text message your way to healthier living in the new year

January 6, 2019 |
Author: Nalini Saligram, Founder & CEO, Arogya World
Spend a few minutes reflecting on the problem of diabetes and other Non-Communicable Diseases, or NCDs. On our generation’s watch, these diseases have grown to represent one of the major health and development challenges of the century. Diseases like heart… Read more
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