Shaping a Net-Zero World: One Household at a Time

Shaping a Net-Zero World: One Household at a Time

April 23, 2021 |
Author: Raj V. Rajan, Vice President of Project Development at Direct Connect Development Company and Fellow of the Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota
This Earth Day, I had a conversation with fellow Indian-Americans about individual actions we could prioritize, to contribute to a net-zero future. It was part of a climate summit hosted by Indiaspora. Why us? We are citizens and residents of… Read more
Call for support for Antarctica Expedition

Call for support for Antarctica Expedition

April 22, 2021 |
Author: Deepika Rawat
As a person hailing from the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, India, I have automatically grown to be very close to nature as I knew no other way. As a kid, I remember going back to my village to visit my… Read more
Everyone is Good at Something: A New Campaign

Everyone is Good at Something: A New Campaign

April 9, 2021 |
Author: VR Ferose
Every campaign has a start and end date. Our new photo campaign “Everyone is good at something” had a start date (2 April 2021) but no end date… or at least we believe so. We believe the campaign should continue… Read more
Who Is Baul?

Who Is Baul?

March 31, 2021 |
Author: Ricky Kej
One day I chanced to hear a song from a person belonging to the Baul sect of Bengal… What struck me in this simple song was a religious expression that was neither grossly concrete, full of crude details, nor metaphysical… Read more
Join the Wellness Movement for Global Diaspora

Join the Wellness Movement for Global Diaspora

March 25, 2021 |
Author: Somnath Chatterjee
One of the world’s smartest and most prosperous Indian diaspora clusters could be found nestled around the pristine stretch of the San Francisco Bay Area. Amid growing wealth, outstanding professional, and entrepreneurial success, the realization to do something about the… Read more
The Launch of the Artists of Nathdwara Website

The Launch of the Artists of Nathdwara Website

March 5, 2021 |
Author: Dr. Madhuvanti Ghose, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, and Himalayan Art, The Art Institute of Chicago
I first visited Nathdwara as a child as my mother, who was an artist, had heard about this temple town and its famed hereditary artists and wanted to pick up the natural pigments and squirrel hair brushes used for fine… Read more