Month: October 2019

Discover Kerala: Culture & Traditions (III/III)

Any trip to Kerala would be incomplete without an ayurvedic massage and treatment. In part 3 of our Kerala series, we focus on the unique cultural aspects of Kerala, its focus on…

Vandana Tilak

Vandana Tilak is tackling child hunger in India with Akshaya Patra

Around the world, nearly one in two people live in poverty. Furthermore, 66 million primary school-age children attend classes hungry across the developing world, according to the Food Aid Foundation.The Akshaya Patra…

Discover Kerala: Kochi and Culture (II/III)

In part two of our series on Kerala, we travel up the coast and focus on Kochi and culture.  Kochi (previously known as Cochin) is the commercial capital of Kerala, a bustling port that since…

Breast Cancer statistics

Breast Cancer statistics are sobering

We’ve all heard the sobering statistics. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women and impacts more than 2 million women every year. We also know the importance of…

Geetha Manjunath

Geetha Manjunath Uses AI to Catch Breast Cancer Early

Geetha Manjunath, Founder and CEO of Niramai Health Analytix, is a true-blue techie. In her very first job, she was part of the team that built India’s first supercomputer. Since then, she…

Anu Sehgal

Anu Sehgal on battling cancer and emerging resilient

Last year, Anu Sehgal, the founder of educational cultural and literacy company The Culture Tree, was driving her two young sons, then ages 6 and 9, and their friend to soccer practice…

Discover Kerala: Beaches and Backwaters (I/III)

Join us as we explore Kerala, God’s Own Country, in a 3 – part series. Part 1: Beaches and Backwaters Nestled in the Southwest corner of the Indian Peninsula is the state…

victory of good over evil

The victory of good over evil

This week, we reflect on the victory of good over evil, the power of the positive, and the joy of gratitude and giving. October is the perfect time to do this. The…

Uma Ramakrishnan

Uma Ramakrishnan uses DNA to bolster Tiger conservation efforts

Nine newly constructed underpasses beneath India’s longest highway afford safe passage for tigers and other animals between the expansive Kanha and Pench tiger reserves. The credit for their construction is due in…