South Asians for Black Lives Matter

South Asians for Black Lives Matter

July 1, 2020 |
Author: Karen Kagoo, Co-Founder of Aram Sei
It surrounds you everywhere and you cannot leave the house without fear of getting affected by it. You teach your child every day the precautions they need to take before stepping out. You wear a mask to work. For some… Read more
50 Years of Pride

50 Years of Pride

July 1, 2020 |
Author: Parag V. Mehta, Executive Director of the Center for Inclusive Growth at Mastercard
This week fifty years ago, the first gay pride march took place, marking the first anniversary of the Stonewall riots. Stonewall was the beginning of the end. The end of bigotry fueled by fear and ignorance. The end of police… Read more
Our Path to Climate Change

Our Path to Climate Change

June 24, 2020 |
Author: Shefali Mehta, Founder of Open Rivers and Anshul Mathur, Co-Founder of One Resilient Earth
Sharing our personal journeys to working on climate In an earlier post on Indiaspora’s blog, we discussed the value of art and science in building regenerative resilience for individuals and communities in the face of environmental and climate change.  In… Read more
Why Be Happy?

Why Be Happy?

June 18, 2020 |
Author: Scott Haas, Author of “Why Be Happy? Japanese Ways of Acceptance”
Our Happiness Depends on the Happiness of Others “We must not live in silos.” This observation was often expressed to me by individuals whom I interviewed for my recent book, “Those Immigrants! Indians in America: A Psychological Exploration of Achievement.“… Read more
My Journey to Mathematize the Power in Light

My Journey to Mathematize the Power in Light

June 12, 2020 |
Author: Dr. Pravir Malik, Head of Organizational Sciences at Zappos Family of Companies
I am not exactly sure when my journey to attempt a mathematization of the power in light began.  But as with any compelling journey there are likely many entry points along the way to ensure that it is indeed made.… Read more
Going Beyond Wins

Going Beyond Wins

June 11, 2020 |
Author: Mala Subramaniam, Executive Coach & Public Speaker
The day I was laid-off from IBM was a revelation for me. The year was 2005, and as I sat in the parking lot reflecting on my time with the company and all I’d achieved there, I felt a profound… Read more
Project Anand is Tackling NCDs

Project Anand is Tackling NCDs

May 28, 2020 |
Author: Prashant V. Joshi, Master Coach and Corporate Executive
Project Anand at Kaivalyadhama, Lonavala | Holistic Care Center for cancer patients and life-style conditions. About 70% of all global deaths are due to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer, heart-disease and diabetes. 40+ million people lose their life to… Read more
The Nexus of Art and Climate Change

The Nexus of Art and Climate Change

May 28, 2020 |
Author: Shefali Mehta, Founder of Open Rivers and Anshul Mathur, Co-Founder of One Resilient Earth
Bridging Unlikely Bedfellows to Inspire and Solve Climate change, and the related environmental challenges, continue to mount.  It is quite apparent that we are facing greater growing ramifications and no one is spared.  However, it has also become increasingly apparent… Read more
“Honour Bound” – The Journey and Lessons Learned

“Honour Bound” – The Journey and Lessons Learned

May 22, 2020 |
Author: Sarosh Zaiwalla, Founder and Senior Partner of Zaiwalla & Co Solicitors
In early 2019, I was invited by distinguished publishers, HarperCollins India, to tell my story on how I became the first Indian-born solicitor to start a law firm in the one square mile financial district of the City of London.… Read more
SEF’s response to COVID19

SEF’s response to COVID19

May 22, 2020 |
Author: Mainak Roy, Co-Founder and CEO of Simple Education Foundation
Over the last 4 months, the world has been busy fighting a global pandemic and as of today, India has been under complete shutdown for almost 8 weeks. More than 90000 cases have been found in India and close to 3000 people… Read more