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
The Leadership Collective 

The Leadership Collective 

June 3, 2018 |
Author: Sridar Iyengar, Creator of 360Plus and Indiaspora Patron member
“It is not enough for education to produce individuals who can read, write, and count. Education must be transformative and bring shared values to life. It must cultivate an active care for the world and for those with whom we… Read more
Kiran Sethi is inspiring kids to be the change

Kiran Sethi is inspiring kids to be the change

May 25, 2018 |
Author: Kiran Sethi, founder of Design for Change
What are the two most disturbing and depressing words uttered in the world? They are not the prophecies of economic doom or dire warnings of impending natural calamities. Not the proclamations of zealots or the dictates of autocrats. They are the… Read more