Fostering Inclusion and Allyship with Desi Rainbow December 3, 2021 | Author: Aruna Rao, Founder & Executive Director, Desi Rainbow Parents & Allies

Fostering Inclusion and Allyship with Desi Rainbow

My child came out to me several times, from early childhood to adulthood, before I actually understood what he was saying. When he told me, as a 6-year-old child, that he was a boy, rather than the girl he had… Read more
Indian American Scientists and their Multi-Decadal Accomplishments December 2, 2021 | , Author: Mayank Chhaya, Independent Journalist

Indian American Scientists and their Multi-Decadal Accomplishments

In identifying molecular biologist Mihir Metkar as the primary contributor to its Covid-19 vaccine, the pharmaceutical company Moderna has underscored multi-decadal and seminal contributions of Indian Americans to the world of science. Given the nature of their work, thousands of… Read more
Saving Our Planet and Ourselves November 19, 2021 | Author: Kamaljit Bawa, Founder and President, ATREE

Saving Our Planet and Ourselves

As a student of India's natural environment for more than six decades, I closely follow global discussions about the health of our planet and efforts to protect it. The recent 26th Conference of Parties (CoP26), a major forum where countries… Read more
Global Connect Delegation to the United Arab Emirates

Global Connect Delegation to the United Arab Emirates

  This month, Indiaspora is excited to take a delegation to Dubai and Abu Dhabi as part of our Global Connect program to convene with leaders of the diaspora residing in the UAE. The program will include a range of meetings and activities from December 13th until the 18th. The delegation will give participants the opportunity to connect and collaborate…
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Diwali Celebration Honoring Indian Americans in Public Service

Diwali Celebration Honoring Indian Americans in Public Service

This Diwali season, we recognized the trailblazing contributions of public servants who have dedicated themselves to government service and the greater good. In the spirit of the holiday, we hosted a Diwali Celebration Honoring Indian Americans in Public Service in Washington, DC, on October 26th from 5 pm on Capitol Hill in Rayburn House Office Building, Reception Rooms 2043 - 2045. Host: Indiaspora,…
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DiasporaNEXT Author’s Roundtable

DiasporaNEXT Author’s Roundtable

  Indiaspora hosted a DiasporaNEXT Authors Roundtable featuring authors and playwrights to showcase stories written about and rooted in the Diaspora community. Incredible and talented women shared about their works and their impetus for writing, and offered inspiration and advice for aspiring writers. This event was a kickoff event for Indiaspora's new DiasporaNEXT initiative. One of Indiaspora’s primary goals is…
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