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The Foundation for Excellence

The Foundation for Excellence

The Foundation for Excellence (FFE) supports deserving and talented students admitted to Engineering and Medical schools in India but lacking necessary financial resources. For the last twenty-four years, FFE has helped these students pursue higher education, instead...
South Asian Response to Today’s Supreme Court Decision

South Asian Response to Today’s Supreme Court Decision

Washington D.C– Over a year and three iterations at state-sponsored discrimination later, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled earlier today to uphold the Trump Administration’s divisive and damaging Muslim Ban. This is a troubling first in modern...
“Facebook is comparable to drug dealers”

“Facebook is comparable to drug dealers”

Vivek Wadhwa has made a huge turn in recent years. The Indian researcher, entrepreneur and writer originally made his name as one of the most prominent ‘cheerleaders’ of Silicon Valley. He was closely involved with Singularity University, an almost...
Single Dads Share on Their Experiences in Parenting

Single Dads Share on Their Experiences in Parenting

On the occasion of Father’s Day, RJ Archana Panda talks to single dads and their experiences in parenting. Hear this rather unique episode!
Harvesting Rain: Indian Americans Prepare for Drought

Harvesting Rain: Indian Americans Prepare for Drought

California’s immigrant communities have long been among the leading proponents of state and local measures to protect and safeguard the environment. But in the South Asian community, many residents have also begun to take matters into their own hands. From the rural...
Bay Area Tamil Women Protest Misogynist Social Media Post

Bay Area Tamil Women Protest Misogynist Social Media Post

May 19, 2018, Mountain House, California On a windy Saturday afternoon, nearly 60 Indian-Americans who speak Tamil, came together to peacefully protest against “sexist and misogynist” comments made on social media by Mountain House resident, Thirumalai Sa alias...