Together we/can

Together we/can

October 9, 2019 |
Author: John Paul, Director and head of products, The/Nudge Foundation
After a 5-hour car ride from Ranchi airport, crossing a small river on foot and hiking for about 30 minutes, my team and I finally reach Barita didi’s house. She is boiling corn to make corn stalk - the only… Read more
ChaloGive: A campaign to catalyze diaspora giving

ChaloGive: A campaign to catalyze diaspora giving

September 27, 2019 |
Author: Ashish Shah, Community Relations Director, Indiaspora, and Founder, GivingRise
The Indian diaspora in the US  is roughly 1 percent of the US population. The opportunity from these Indian-American givers is tremendous and is expected to grow. In fact, one could argue that never before has this opportunity been so… Read more
Here We Are, a memoir by NPR Correspondent Aarti Shahani

Here We Are, a memoir by NPR Correspondent Aarti Shahani

September 27, 2019 |
Author: Aarti Shahani, NPR Correspondent and author of memoir, Here We Are
My memoir Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares (out Oct 1) covers a lot of ground. It traces my family’s journey from the Partition of India and Pakistan to Queens, New York; from an elite Manhattan private school to the criminal justice… Read more
Creating India’s Largest Celebration of Science

Creating India’s Largest Celebration of Science

September 6, 2019 |
Author: Varun Aggarwal
We celebrate sports, Bollywood, religion, startups – but do we celebrate science? For most of us, science is a tool during schooltime to get into an engineering or medical college. After that, it is relegated to the sides and forgotten.… Read more
Finding a Pathway for Indian Youth to Serve

Finding a Pathway for Indian Youth to Serve

August 27, 2019 |
Author: Ved Mitra Arya, Founder and Director, Buddha Fellowship Program
To make ordinary men and women do extraordinary things, is my mission in life. SRIJAN (Self-Reliant Initiatives through Joint Action) that I founded in 1997 became the instrument for me to do so.  Over 750 development professionals were groomed making… Read more
Art, Photography, and the power of the medium

Art, Photography, and the power of the medium

August 20, 2019 |
Author: Abhishek Poddar, Founder and Trustee of the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP)
“My people are not the rich and the famous. They are the simple, ordinary folk. They do not hit the headlines, yet my people are people who matter.” — T S Satyan, Reaching Out from his book In Love with… Read more
Global Gita Convention: “We Will Use it, If It Works”

Global Gita Convention: “We Will Use it, If It Works”

August 12, 2019 |
Author: Sravani Jandhyala, Center for Inner Resources Development
We have two dogs: Maha and Kali. In every conversation, Swami Bhoomananda is animatedly curious about our pets, asking several questions about them. And not your usual small talk asking how they’re doing, but questions along the lines of these:… Read more