Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Kavery Kaul talks about her documentary, “The Bengali,” and the ties between South Asians and African Americans in the United States.
Learning Hindi gave Karan Mudgal, an Indian American, a greater level of confidence in navigating throughout India.
A desire for better communication with Hindi speakers motivated Sophia England and Vishal Ramola to learn the language for four semesters at Boston University.
Roma Patel is building her art research skills by studying Hindi in India through U.S. government language programs.
An NIH-funded study is helping understand dementia and inform policy development for aging populations in India.
Indian American NASA scientist Madhulika Guhathakurta talks about her study of the Sun, its effects on Earth and how the Sun shapes space weather.
A California company’s aromatic single-origin spices promote sustainability as well as understanding about Indian cooking and culture.
A father-son duo maps how USAID’s work has evolved and helped strengthen the U.S.-India partnership.
Under Chancellor Pradeep Khosla’s leadership, UC San Diego has grown into an academic and research powerhouse, and strengthened university and community partnerships.
U.S. diplomat Sandhya Gupta talks about her return to India more than 20 years after her Fulbright fellowship in the country.
Numerous Indian Americans came to the U.S. as students before going on to lead major U.S. tech firms.
NSF Director Sethuraman Panchanathan announces more than 30 new partnerships between U.S. and Indian institutes for deeper ties through bilateral research.
Renu Khator launched an inspiring career after studying in the United States. You can, too.
Author and professor Jigna Desai works to transform people’s thinking about power dynamics in the South Asian diaspora.
Inventor and MIT Media Lab professor Ramesh Raskar talks about how his high-tech inventions and initiatives can help solve real-world problems.
Fulbright-Nehru fellow and HR expert Arup Varma says organizations need to address contextual issues while appraising expatriates.
As an Indian American, Sameer Patel chose a fairly uncommon career by becoming a musical conductor.
Journalist and educator Simran Sethi explores the cultural and emotional importance of food, and highlights the threats to its diversity across the world.
Saket Navlakha studies the unique parallels between biology and computer science.
Akash Shah’s start-up Care/of delivers personalized vitamin packs to consumers via monthly subscriptions.
After revolutionizing our interactions with music through their mobile phone apps, the duo of Parag Chordia and Prerna Gupta now aims to make reading as addictive as texting, with HOOKED.
Fulbright-Nehru scholar Amit Tandon works to improve monsoon forecasts for South Asia.
What are the biases that shape people’s judgments and decisions about use of resources and systems, especially energy and water? Shahzeen Z. Attari of Indiana University explores this topic in her research.
Educator Madhav V. Rajan brings years of expertise, and a spirit of adventure, to his role as dean of The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Indian American astronaut Raja Chari spent 177 days on the International Space Station, where he conducted his first spacewalk and had a bird’s-eye view of Earth’s atmosphere.
The New Americans Museum in San Diego presents and preserves the stories of diverse immigrant experiences.
Indian American Kalpana Chawla was part of the international crew aboard the U.S. Space Shuttle Columbia Flight STS-87 who completed a successful mission last December. While Earth-bound humans were embroiled in politics and other quirks of the third planet from the Sun, the six-member crew space-walked, manipulated remote control devices and orbited millions of miles performing experiments.
Rina Banerjee draws on her personal history as an immigrant for her artistic work, which focuses on ethnicity, race, migration and diasporic histories.
Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence fellow Harjant Gill aims to deconstruct the concept of masculinity in India through his films.
Preeti Vasudevan helps build a cultural bridge between India and the United States using traditional and contemporary styles of performing arts.
Lagnajita Mukhopadhyay, Nashville’s first Youth Poet Laureate, talks about her journey, the future of poetry and the power of narration.
The mother-daughter duo of Anita Jaisinghani and Ajna Jai is taking Indian food mainstream for American audiences through their Pondicheri restaurants.