Month: January 2021

design is moving into modernism post covid

Into a World of Modernism

Modernism in its diversity is at a high point, if for no other reason, because homes are being lived in more than ever, animating interest in interior design. It would seem that,…

travel and vacation

How to Have a Meaningful Vacation

Travel may have become more challenging during COVID, but what you do you when you desperately needed a break from the sheer monotony of staying at home. Lockdowns and shelter-in-place mandates have…
mask campaign revives embroidery

“Let’s Mask India” Campaign Aims to Revive Embroidery

As the pandemic swept through India and the country went into lockdown, businesses shuttered and almost everything came to a standstill. But as livelihoods went into freefall, stories of incredible resilience and…

Kamala Harris inauguration

As VP Kamala Devi Harris Breaks Barriers

The first African American and Indian American to hold the nation’s second-highest office brings her legacy as a biracial woman who has experience as a prosecutor and Senator. As Kamala Devi Harris…

pivoting careers

The Balanced Life: Pivoting Careers

2020 taught us more lessons than we were prepared to learn. One of them was to live the life of our dreams because there are no guarantees for a tomorrow. I am…

The Inheritance of Pain: Avni Doshi’s “Burnt Sugar” Novel

In Avni Doshi’s Booker-shortlisted “Burnt Sugar,” narrator Antara begins by making a strong admission: “I would be lying if I said my mother’s misery has never given me pleasure.” This sets the…

Kamala Harris

South Asian American Women in Biden-Harris Administration

President Joesph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris As Vice President-elect Kamala Devi Harris took oath today as the first woman, the first African American and the first Indian American in a…
Indian American teen model Gowri Nadella is all of 16

When Dreams Come True

Model Gowri Nadella Indian American teen Model Gowri Nadella is a first-generation American, actress, singer, voice over artist, ramp walker and student. She is all of 16, and this is her story…