How Diaspora Investors Can Help Diffuse India’s Social Risk Powder Keg

How Diaspora Investors Can Help Diffuse India’s Social Risk Powder Keg

October 19, 2017 |
Author: Aswin Subanthore, VP (South Asia), at ENODO Global, Inc., and Bryan Bloom, CFO, at ENODO Global, Inc.
With “one hand on the steering wheel and the other on their smartphones ready to tweet,” frustrated farmers in Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh) leveraged communications technologies to fight perceived social and financial injustices. The farmers’ movement embodies the pervasive, decentralized nature… Read more
Unleashing the Forgotten Billion of India

Unleashing the Forgotten Billion of India

July 26, 2017 |
Author: Yuvaraj Galada, social entrepreneur and former Vice President at Government of India's initiative, National Skill Development Corp (NSDC)
A saying in Hindi goes, Pehle darshan dhari, phir gun vichari. We initially judge something by its appearance rather than its quality. The boot of our car, the rear of our house or the back of our teeth is usually… Read more
Barbie with a Prayer Mat: The Child Soldier’s Struggle

Barbie with a Prayer Mat: The Child Soldier’s Struggle

July 8, 2017 |
Author: Alveena Bakhshi, social activist and entrepreneur. Author of "Shot to Make Look Good"
Fade All dreams are beginning to fade like beggars from streets as night falls. I have been working with youth of all ages since I was a kid myself. More formally, when I graduated from college, I took a year off to… Read more
A silent retreat that just may change your life

A silent retreat that just may change your life

July 7, 2017 |
Author: Shail Kumar, founder and president of Nalanda 2.0
Recently, I returned from a 10-day silent retreat that left me wondering why I hadn’t done it sooner. In fact, I wished I had done it before joining the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), after graduating, and before making any… Read more
Team Hyperloop India: Trailblazers

Team Hyperloop India: Trailblazers

July 7, 2017 |
Author: Anupama Gowda, Co-Founder & CCO, Workbench Projects, FabLab Bangalore
In 2016, SpaceX developed a one-mile test track and CEO Elon Musk launched a worldwide challenge for student engineering teams to build pod vehicles to race on that track, to test out the concept for a new mode of transport… Read more
Miss Silicon Valley

Miss Silicon Valley

May 26, 2017 |
Author: Sabina Chaudhuri, Miss Silicon Valley
My pageant journey started about a year ago when I decided to get serious about competing in the Miss America System. I am an avid traveler, pet lover, and knowledge seeker of business and philanthropy. I am currently employed at… Read more
With Only $8 They Couldn’t Imagine

With Only $8 They Couldn’t Imagine

May 2, 2017 |
Author: Brenda Christensen, "The $8 Man"
They didn’t imagine they would change community housing for four decades. They just wanted a job based on their engineering education. They didn’t imagine they would be one of the architects behind the system to capture rainwater in Chennai.  They… Read more
Expressing Gratitude at the Game Developers Conference (GDC)

Expressing Gratitude at the Game Developers Conference (GDC)

April 13, 2017 |
Author: Blake Merriam, gamer and founder of Game Designers Network India, and Huzaifa Arab, gamer and co-founder of Hypernova Interactive
My first six years living in Mumbai working for a nutritional foods company was nearing it's end in 2011. With nothing tying me down to come back to the US, I moved to Bangalore. As a native of America's Silicon… Read more