Indiaspora partnered with USAID, American India Foundation, Dasra, and Intellecap to bring together leading Indian-Americans and organizations committed to India’s sustainable development at Georgetown University India Initiative. Experts offered their thoughts on how the collective impact of the Indian diaspora can work together to advance the Government of India’s stated goal of ending TB in India by 2025. Speakers shared their experiences and lessons learned working on India’s most pressing health issues, and emphasized how innovation, entrepreneurship, financing, and public-private approaches that have been successful in meeting other health challenges can be brought to bear in the fight against TB.
Indiaspora recently had the privilege of partnering with MET Community, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting innovative, sustainable and responsible women entrepreneurship, as it hosted their Third Annual ForoMET DC to celebrate International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, a day designated by the United Nations to celebrate, empower and support women entrepreneurs and alleviate poverty.
The event on November 13th, which took place in downtown Washington DC, attracted more than 100 attendees, including entrepreneurs, local business leaders and longtime MET supporter
Indiaspora co-hosted a US-India-Israel Business Forum on November 13, Monday, in the San Francisco Bay Area at GSVlabs, 585 Broadway, Redwood City, California. The day-long, invitation-only summit was held in conjunction with the Indian and Israeli Consulates, the US-India Business Council (USIBC), and the American Jewish Committee (AJC), among other supporting organizations. Indiaspora member Raju Reddy served as one of the panel judges for the pitch competition where startups proposed their business ideas.
Indiaspora co-hosted a Diwali on Capitol Hill Celebration on November 7th from 6:30 pm to 8:15 pm in the Kennedy Caucus Room in Russell Senate Office Building, 2 Constitution Ave, NE. We joined fellow community organizations, including BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, Hindu American Foundation (HAF), Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), The Art of Living Foundation, the Association of United Hindu & Jain Temples (UHJT), and the Global Indian Jewish Relations Institute (GIJRI) to host an auspicious evening to celebrate the triumph of good over evil. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, Co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, performed the ceremonial duties of lighting the diya. Several Members of Congress and Ambassadors offered remarks.
Indiaspora co-hosted a U.S.-India-Japan Trilateral Congressional Reception with the Global Partnership Summit (2017), an initiative of the nonprofit India Center Foundation (ICF) to advance inclusive, sustainable, and empowering models of development.