QUAD 2.0: The New Normal

QUAD 2.0: The New Normal

November 5, 2020 |
Author: Rajesh Mehta, leading international consultant, entrepreneur and columnist
India’s Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, recently said the rise of China as a “big geo-political event of our lifetimes”. He also added that “The underlying idea is a consistent India. Independent India will express itself very differently and that is… Read more
Join the Inclusion Movement

Join the Inclusion Movement

October 28, 2020 |
Author: VR Ferose, Senior Vice President, HEAD of SAP Engineering Academy, SAP SE
Stories in CNN, Time and Indian Express have highlighted how Covid-19 has disproportionately affected people with disabilities. While the pandemic and lockdown has affected all of us, the needs of the disability community have been largely overlooked. Therefore, it becomes… Read more
A Racing Journey

A Racing Journey

October 28, 2020 |
Author: Yuven Sundaramoorthy, Professional Race Car Driver
Yuven Sundaramoorthy is a 17-year-old professional driver currently racing in the USF2000 Championship sanctioned by the INDYCAR series. Yuven began his racing career when he was 10, starting in go-karts and graduating to Formula cars in 2017. He is now… Read more
Call Me Dancer: a Film About the Love of Hip Hop, Ballet & Mumbai

Call Me Dancer: a Film About the Love of Hip Hop, Ballet & Mumbai

October 20, 2020 |
Author: Leslie Shampaine, Producer and Director at Shampaine Pictures
“I found the most talented kids in the world, here in Mumbai”, exclaimed famed ballet teacher Yehuda Ma’or, when he excitedly told me about the boys he was training at an inner-city dance school.  “They are diamonds in the rough.… Read more
Empowering Adults with Autism through Entrepreneurship

Empowering Adults with Autism through Entrepreneurship

September 23, 2020 |
Author: Somnath Sengupta, Founder of Every Life Works
Current estimates indicate that almost 80 percent of working-age adults with autism are either underemployed or unemployed. Things neurotypical adults take for granted—like filling out an application, resume screening, getting through a job interview, onboarding to a position, and adjusting… Read more
Using My Voice for Change

Using My Voice for Change

September 15, 2020 |
Author: Bombay Jayashri Ramnath, Carnatic Musician
My days in school are some of my most cherished days. Memories of friends, of learning, of teachers that I have tried to emulate, of school premises... Trips, conversations over lunch breaks, the excitement of preparing for sports days and… Read more
Define Your Own Meaning of Success 

Define Your Own Meaning of Success 

September 4, 2020 |
Author: Dr. Sonia Ashok, Founder of Connective Coalition
Doctor, Lawyer, Engineer. We in the South Asian diaspora know all too well that these are the only “acceptable” career choices in our communities. As the eldest of three children and the most academically and science-inclined one, it was expected… Read more
IAM’s Community Engagement in Times of Need

IAM’s Community Engagement in Times of Need

August 21, 2020 |
Author: Ram Gada, Founder and President of Gujarati Samaj of Minnesota
I have served several different non-profit organizations during my 56 years in the United States. I have been asked this question on several occasions: what is my motivation for these activities? My humble response is, I am paying back my debt… Read more