Looking to the Future: Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

Looking to the Future: Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

December 9, 2022 |
Author: George Brody, InfoNet of Things
It is an exciting time for the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). We would like to take this opportunity to make you aware of several new initiatives that have been gaining tremendous momentum, of late at IISc. Some of the… Read more
The FOXG1 Factor: Shining a Light on Not-So-Rare Diseases

The FOXG1 Factor: Shining a Light on Not-So-Rare Diseases

December 8, 2022 |
Author: Nasha Fitter, FOXG1 Research Foundation
For those of you with kids, you may remember the infant and toddler years as exhausting. The sleepless nights, the tantrums, the diaper changes, the arguments with your spouse as to who should do the 3 am feed. Now imagine… Read more
It’s Time to Address Your Diabetes

It’s Time to Address Your Diabetes

December 2, 2022 |
Author: Dr. Priya Parthasarathy
As a podiatric physician and surgeon, I see many patients with diabetes and I manage the resulting complications in their feet. In my practice, I see too many members of the Indian diaspora who don’t make their personal health a… Read more
The 5 Mantras of Hollywood: Controlling the Narrative

The 5 Mantras of Hollywood: Controlling the Narrative

December 2, 2022 |
Author: Rashaana Shah
When I took a lead acting role in IFC’s three-part TV miniseries BOLLYWOOD HERO with Chris Kattan and Julian Sands, it was my first experience of Hollywood. A fully developed screenplay, defined roles for production crew, detailed call-sheets, hourly schedules,… Read more
Two-Spirit and Hijra: The Common Stories Uniting Us

Two-Spirit and Hijra: The Common Stories Uniting Us

November 25, 2022 | /
Author: Shalaka Laxman
Native Americans have often held members of the LGBTQ+ family in high regard, and the most common term to define gender-fluid people today is to refer to them as 'Two-Spirit' people. Rather than the physical body, Native Americans emphasized a… Read more
Nonprofit Success Strategies for Partnering with Government: Lessons from India

Nonprofit Success Strategies for Partnering with Government: Lessons from India

October 21, 2022 |
Author: Alex Counts, Director of the India Philanthropy Alliance and Nishant Pandey, CEO, American India Foundation
The optimal relationship between the public sector and civil society—and more specifically, between government and charitable organizations often called nongovernment organizations or NGOs—has been analyzed and debated extensively, both in the United States, in India, and beyond.  One traditional role… Read more
Trickle Up: Effective Altruism

Trickle Up: Effective Altruism

October 8, 2022 |
Author: Annie Chapin, Business Development Officer/Grant Writer, Trickle Up
The trend towards effective altruism argues for a high level of monitoring and evaluation, and backing charitable dollars with hard data analytics that conveys high impact. This approach, however, fails to account for the nuance of less-measurable outcomes and the… Read more
Indian Blind Football is Coming into its Own

Indian Blind Football is Coming into its Own

September 30, 2022 | /
Author: Pratika Yashaswi, Independent Journalist
On a visit to an orphanage in Shillong, Meghalaya, Sunil Mathew watched closely as a boy atop a tall jackfruit tree shook a large, heavy fruit. As the boy, Klingson Mara clambered down quickly and gracefully, Mathew was astounded to… Read more