Young Professionals

Inclusive India

Inclusive India

I recently came across the article Secular India? by Rachel Sondkar, a college student who writes about the perpetuation of a “Hindu India.” As a fellow student, I believe it is important to share my perspective as an Indian Hindu. Sondkar’s article presumes British...
Secular India?

Secular India?

  Recently, I was tasked to explore a topic of interest in the modern world for my history class. Immediately, I was drawn to the Indian independence movement. India is so incredibly diverse. It is home to a myriad of languages, dialects, cultures, and regions. I...
An American Student Travels To Shillong

An American Student Travels To Shillong

When she first headed for India from the USA, Jaclyn Mariano didn’t know that her unassuming journey would not only change her but also be a catalyst to changing the lives children in Shillong. Jaclyn is a Psychology student from California who wanted to reach out to...
Asia Society Survey Probes Barriers in the U.S. Workplace Facing Asian Americans

Asia Society Survey Probes Barriers in the U.S. Workplace Facing Asian Americans

Asian and Asian Pacific American (APA) employees in the United States are less likely to attain senior leadership positions, according to Asia Society’s 2018 Asian Corporate Survey. The survey suggests this is partly because APA participants self-reported being less...
U.S. Bank Recognizes Young Artists in San Francisco

U.S. Bank Recognizes Young Artists in San Francisco

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This year, we celebrated the occasion in San Francisco with an integrated marketing campaign, including sponsorship of the Asian Pacific Fund’s “Growing Up Asian in America” art contest. Community Development...
Because She Has Hope: Youth Essay Winner

Because She Has Hope: Youth Essay Winner

  Thirty years ago, my mother stepped off a plane and tipped her head back to feel the American sun beat down on her face. She brushed her thumb over the golden band on her ring finger. The subtle movement was involuntary, the reflex of a young woman longing to see a...