Rise of the ‘Brown Pound’: Indian entrepreneurship blossoms in the UK October 22, 2021 | , Author: Kavita Bajeli-Datt, journalist for Indiaspora Features

Rise of the ‘Brown Pound’: Indian entrepreneurship blossoms in the UK

They first came as laborers to work in British Rail, in the country's factories and farms, and as hospital assistants, as it was hard to find locals for the subaltern work. Then, once they were a little settled, they showed… Read more
The Development Diplomat October 15, 2021 | Author: Fatema Z. Sumar, Vice President of Compact Operations at the US Millennium Challenge Corporation

The Development Diplomat

111 years ago, my grandfather Husseni Gunja was born in Bombay, India, supposedly as he told us with his characteristic flair, on 10/10/10 (although record-keeping really was not a thing back then so who knows?).  With little economic means, he… Read more
An Indian success story: How para-athletes are the country’s newest superheroes October 14, 2021 | , Author: Kavita Bajeli-Datt, journalist for Indiaspora Features

An Indian success story: How para-athletes are the country’s newest superheroes

Their first challenge was to overcome their physical - and often debilitating - disabilities and their modest social and economic backgrounds that inhibited their sporting ambitions. But today they are being hailed as national heroes, feted by the Prime Minister,… Read more
Diwali Celebration Honoring Indian Americans in Public Service

Diwali Celebration Honoring Indian Americans in Public Service

As we enter the Diwali season, we would like to recognize the trailblazing contributions of public servants who have dedicated themselves to government service and the greater good. In the spirit of the holiday, we are hosting 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…
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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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Indiaspora Philanthropy Leaders List Launch

Indiaspora Philanthropy Leaders List Launch

We are excited to announce our our 2021 Indiaspora Philanthropy Leaders Leaders List, celebrating 100 leaders who have made a significant impact with their philanthropic vision and contributions. The Indiaspora Philanthropy Leaders List is part of an effort to recognize the top leaders of Indian origin in philanthropy from countries around the globe. During these unprecedented times, where COVID-19 has…
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