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.