Month: May 2019

Shabnam Mirza

Shabnam Mirza, wants to don America in sustainable garments

Shabnam Mirza is a Bangladeshi-American born and raised in Chicago. Through her childhood, she would routinely visit family in Bangladesh, her home country, until she went to college. Adulthood did not make…

Culturally Significant Beauty

Culturally Significant Beauty for the Modern Indian-American Woman

As a professional, modern Indian American woman, it can be challenging to retain one's cultural traditions. Incorporating traditional Indian techniques into your beauty routine can help maintain those connections to a rich…

Reconnecting with Your Roots with these 5 Must-Visit Cities

If you’re searching for the cultural and spiritual hot spots of India, then you’re spoiled for choice in almost every region, even in highly developed urban areas. Still, you can shortlist the…

Wedding Jewelry Trends

Top 3 Wedding Jewelry Trends for 2019

As wedding season approaches, many brides and wedding attendees turn their attention to jewelry, the perfect finishing touch for any outfit. Not only is wedding jewelry beautiful and meaningful, but in most…

Indian Poets

Creating a Dialogue: The Steady Rise of Indian Poets

In the last few years, poetry has made a big comeback, from romance to poignant prose about growth and self-improvement. Among the diverse sea of poets around the world, there’s been a…

Madhu Bhaskaran

Madhu Bhaskaran is Making Tech Flexible

Growing up in India as the daughter of two physicians, Madhu Bhaskaran knew she wanted to work in the science, technology, engineering, and manufacturing (STEM) sector. But precisely which part, she couldn’t…

turmeric in drinks

Turmeric: This Traditional Indian Herb Is a Healing Powerhouse

Turmeric (haldi in Hindi) is a golden herb steeped in history. The earliest known use dates back to Susruta, an ancient Indian physician, who recommended the use of a turmeric ointment to cure food poisoning.…