“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
Hope for Mothers

Hope for Mothers

May 15, 2020 |
Author: Mira Bhatia, Leader of the Mother’s Relief Fund Campaign
Baby Mansi was born 2 months prematurely at about 2.6 pounds and quickly developed hypothermia...almost everyone told her parents she wouldn’t survive. Thanks to the Maternal and Neonatal Survival Initiative (MANSI) workers, the baby not only survived but thrived. In… Read more
What Role Do We Play in Wiping Out Hunger?

What Role Do We Play in Wiping Out Hunger?

May 9, 2020 |
Author: Raj Asava, Co-Founder of HungerMitao
When we came to America, most of us thought we had left hunger behind. This was the land of milk and honey, of plenty, anyone willing to work hard would be successful. Well, then we found out that was not… Read more
Hyper Education, because a good education doesn’t seem like enough

Hyper Education, because a good education doesn’t seem like enough

May 8, 2020 |
Author: Pawan Dhingra, award-winning author, former curator for Smithsonian’s Beyond Bollywood, and professor
“If you’re the sort of student who says, ‘These are the things that I must achieve to get into college,’ then you’re not differentiating yourself from the pack. And you’re burning out. And it’s probably not going to make a… Read more
Feeding Our Chennai

Feeding Our Chennai

April 23, 2020 |
Author: Samiha Gopal, Law Student at NALSAR University and Surabhi Gopal, Incoming College Freshman
For someone like us, an urban high school senior or a college student, the lockdown seemed like a dream come true. No classes, no tests, no work. We could sit at home the whole day and do whatever we wanted,… Read more
In a Time of Coronavirus, a Story of Love

In a Time of Coronavirus, a Story of Love

April 23, 2020 |
Author: Lavina Melwani, co-founder and board member of Children’s Hope India
Children’s Hope India & the Power of Giving Back What’s the price of a face mask? It is priceless. In a world where supply and demand rules and the relentless powerful coronavirus is devastating the world, a mask becomes a… Read more
Masks for Medics

Masks for Medics

April 20, 2020 |
Author: Jihana Mendu, University of Chicago
Like for most (if not all) of you Spring 2020 is not panning out exactly as I imagined it. I did not expect to be sitting at home during my first week of classes during my final quarter of college,… Read more
“Missed Translations,” A Memoir About Family

“Missed Translations,” A Memoir About Family

April 17, 2020 |
Author: Sopan Deb, author of "Missed Translations: Meeting The Immigrant Parents Who Raised Me"
As I turned 30 years old, I realized I knew next to nothing about my Bengali parents, Shyamal and Bishakha. I did not know how old they were. I did not know their birthdays. I did not know how they… Read more