Celebrating 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi

Celebrating 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi

Indiaspora co-hosted 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi, a celebration on Capitol Hill spearheaded by the Embassy of India in partnership with several community organizations. It is the first of several events planned throughout the next year honoring Gandhi's legacy.

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Diwali on Capitol Hill 2018

Diwali on Capitol Hill 2018

Indiaspora co-hosted Diwali on Capitol Hill at Dirksen Senate Office Building November 14 with BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, Hindu American Foundation, and several other community and faith-based organizations.

More than 25 Members of Congress in the House and Senate took turns lighting the ceremonial diya throughout the evening. Special guest Honorable Navtej Sarna, India's Ambassador to the U.S, commended the Indian diaspora on the progress they have achieved.

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Global Connect: Indiaspora’s Delegation to Canada

Global Connect: Indiaspora’s Delegation to Canada

Indiaspora took a high-level delegation of our members and prominent friends to Canada from October 14 - 16. We connected with Indian diaspora in Canada across different professions; explored common philanthropic interests for giving to India and within North America; and met Indo-Canadian entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and other industry leaders, and sought to strengthen global diaspora ties with senior Indo-Canadian politicians and policymakers. Read about our trip, participants, the agenda, photos, and special thanks to certain individuals who helped make this trip possible.

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Indiaspora Leadership Forum 2018

Indiaspora Leadership Forum 2018

This year's Leadership Forum will bring together Indian American leaders from various backgrounds and professions, including business, finance, technology, law, healthcare, public policy and the arts, to participate on issues that impact our Indian American community. About 150 of Indiaspora's members and prominent friends will engage in powerful networking, enjoyable camaraderie and intellectually stimulating discussions on a variety of topics, ranging from philanthropy, politics and US-India relations to health, education and the arts. To see a list of our Board and members, please visit here.

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Leveraging Collective Impact to Promote India’s Development: The Role of the Indian Diaspora in the Fight Against Tuberculosis

Leveraging Collective Impact to Promote India’s Development: The Role of the Indian Diaspora in the Fight Against Tuberculosis

Indiaspora partnered with USAIDAmerican 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.

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Indiaspora partners with MET Community to Celebrate Women Entrepreneurs in the Nation’s Capital

Indiaspora partners with MET Community to Celebrate Women Entrepreneurs in the Nation’s Capital

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

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U.S.-Israel-India Business Forum in Silicon Valley

U.S.-Israel-India Business Forum in Silicon Valley

Indiaspora co-hosted a US-India-Israel Business Forum on November 13, Monday, in the San Francisco Bay Area at GSVlabs585 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.

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Diwali on Capitol Hill 2017

Diwali on Capitol Hill 2017

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.

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Indiaspora’s 5th Anniversary Leadership Forum

Indiaspora’s 5th Anniversary Leadership Forum

This year our annual invitation-only flagship event took place in an idyllic, resort-like environment about 35 miles from Washington, DC, at Lansdowne Resort and Spa in the suburbs of Virginia. Indian-American leaders from various industries and backgrounds convened for a weekend filled with intellectually stimulating content, enjoyable camaraderie and exclusive networking.

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Indiaspora delegation to Israel

Indiaspora delegation to Israel

July 2017 was a historic month in India-Israel relations. It was the first time that an Indian Prime Minister visited Israel, 25 years after the two countries established full diplomatic relations. To mark the occasion, Indiaspora took a high-level delegation of our members from the US and India to Israel, during Indian PM Narendra Modi’s visit there.

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Indiaspora’s 5th U.S.-India Bilateral Dialogue

Indiaspora’s 5th U.S.-India Bilateral Dialogue

Politics, policy, and philosophy: these were the topics discussed at Indiaspora’s 5th U.S.-India Bilateral Dialogue, at The Hay-Adams Hotel overlooking the White House. The sidelines dialogue coincided with PM Modi’s first visit to Washington, DC, since the change in the Administration. Indiaspora also hosted a reception: Celebrating U.S.-India Relations the evening prior.

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FICCI-IIFA 2017 Global Business Forum

FICCI-IIFA 2017 Global Business Forum

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA), in partnership with the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI), are organizing the 2017 FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum on the sidelines of the IIFA Weekend and Awards. This annual forum has been convened in cities across the world since 2005 and is focused on strengthening business ties between India and its significant trade and investment partners. The panel discussion, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, will be moderated by Indiaspora founder M.R. Rangaswami, and feature Indiaspora Founders Circle members Sunil Wadhwani, of WISH Foundation, and Bharat Desai, Co-Founder of Syntel, among others.

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From India With Love

From India With Love

Indiaspora hosted special screenings of From India with Love, a documentary film from first-time director Mandar Apte, about six Americans who were all victims of violence and who embarked on an epic journey to India to deepen their understanding of nonviolence.

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Star-Studded Indiaspora Gala 2017 Replete with Significance

Star-Studded Indiaspora Gala 2017 Replete with Significance

Leaders from the 3-million-strong Indian-American community joined with representatives from the U.S. and India to celebrate the "Fab Five" Indian-Americans elected to serve in the U.S. Congress, as well as the two Indian-Americans nominated to senior positions in the Trump administration.

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Indiaspora Forum 2016

Indiaspora Forum 2016

The 3rd annual forum, hosted by Indiaspora, will once again bring together the leadership of the Indian American and Indian community for a three-day summit during Forum 2016 which is set to happen over the May 20-22, 2016 weekend in Philadelphia, PA. Venue: Chubb Hotel and Conference Center | Philadelphia, PA http://aceconferencecenter.com Philadelphia,  the City of Brotherly Love, is not only home to many national… Read more
Indiaspora Congressional Diwali in D.C. 2015 | Video

Indiaspora Congressional Diwali in D.C. 2015 | Video

Capitol Hill brought the Diwali season to Washington D.C. in glamour, glitz and style at Congressional Diwali in D.C. 2015. Inspired by Indian American Congressman, Ami Bera (D-CA), Co-Chair of the House Caucus on India and Indian Americans, the evening started with the lighting of the Diya by Leader Pelosi, Over 1200 people and 50 dignitaries, Congressmen and Congresswomen, were in attendance at the majestic Jefferson Building at the Library of Congress on the evening of November 4, 2015.

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Congressional Diwali in DC 2015: Light up the Capitol with Diwali D.C.

Congressional Diwali in DC 2015: Light up the Capitol with Diwali D.C.

    Capitol Hill brought the Diwali season to Washington D.C. in glamour, glitz and style at Congressional Diwali in D.C. 2015. This was the third Diwali celebration of its type, and had the inspiration of our only Indian American Congressman, Ami Bera (D-CA), being the Co-Chair of the House Caucus on India and Indian Americans. His wish was that the… Read more
Forum 2015

Forum 2015

The second summit for Indian American community leaders to engage in strategic discussions, candid conversations and cultural experiences.

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Forum 2012

Forum 2012

The first-ever, three-day gathering of representatives from all walks of the Indian American community establishes an epicenter and voice for collective action.

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