Young Professionals

Civic Leadership Forum for Youth

Civic Leadership Forum for Youth

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” —Mark Twain. Keynote Speaker: Rishi Kumar – Saratoga City Council member Moderator: Vandana Kumar – Publisher, India Currents For Saratoga Councilmember Rishi Kumar, his...
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...