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Ruchira Kamboj
As the first female Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj is breaking barriers Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj In the domain of global diplomacy, Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj…
Apr/08/2024 / by Abhijit Masih and Jaswant Lalwani
Desi Awards for Aspiring Hollywood Writers
New opportunities for South Asian screenwriters  Bollywood can shimmy to the left because South Asian women writers are popping up all over big screens and (and smaller screens) near you.…
Apr/07/2024 / by Team Seema
Powerhouse at the Pierre
South Asian women celebrating women’s history month Seema Kumar, creator of SEEMA, was one of many inspiring women who gathered this past month at the Pierre Hotel in New York…
Apr/07/2024 / by Team Seema
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Cardamom Even Makes Mousse Better Rose petals prettify many Indian desserts, making for perfect endings to springtime dinner parties or brunch gatherings. This simple five- ingredient finale has all the…
Apr/07/2024 / by Team Seema
Milk and Card
 Is Cardamom Still Queen? We don’t dare daydream of Indian sweets without images of Jalebi and aromas of cardamom. But with the refresh of spring upon us it may be…
Apr/07/2024 / by Team Seema
Indian Spices Top Food Trends For this Generation of Foodies There’s so much more to millennial food trends than avocado toast. With almost 73 million mouths to feed, millennials are…
Apr/07/2024 / by Team Seema
Manreet Sodhi Someshwar
Author Manreet Sodhi Someshwar reveals her inspirations rooted in the pasty From a corporate career in Bombay to a sabbatical in Singapore, author Manreet Sodhi Someshwar remembers how childhood memories…
Apr/07/2024 / by Abhijit Masih
Discarded waste
Discarded waste finds new life through traditional crafting While Nepal sees more than a million visitors each year—many who trek to the summits of Mt. Everest, Makalu, and Annapurna—those guests…
Apr/07/2024 / by Team Seema
Fawzia Mirza
Fawzia Mirza explores sexual orientation in their latest award-winning film When it comes to Bollywood romance, Fawzia Mirza has fearlessly flipped the script. Through their groundbreaking film The Queen of…
Apr/07/2024 / by Abhijit Masih
Passport To Joy
Research suggests travel makes us happy long after we’ve returned home. Here’s how to best leverage that vacation vibe While vacations may seem like a big financial investment, it turns…
Apr/06/2024 / by Elizabeth Marglin
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5 facial spritzes to welcome in the spring As the chill of winter fades and the promise of spring blooms, there’s no better time to refresh your skin with a…
Apr/06/2024 / by Team Seema
Pioneering Sustainable Style
Two fashion founders redefine luxury with an earth-centered ethos Indian fashion often stands at the crossroads of luxury and tradition, but a new pioneer in the space is ensuring sustainability…
Apr/06/2024 / by Abhijit Masih
With rolling green hills and mild weather, northern California’s endless vineyards offer a respite from everyday hustle — and a growing South Asian presence Napa may have put California wines…
Apr/06/2024 / by Lindsey Galloway
Reduced stem cells may provide a clue to South Asians’ predisposition to heart disease Heart trouble hits South Asians hard. Many South Asians have already been apprised of the fact…
Apr/06/2024 / by Elizabeth Marglin
The Ivy Ceiling
Recent research reveals alarming admission disparities for South Asian American students While it’s never been easy to gain admission to the highly competitive Ivy League colleges—where acceptance rates range from…
Apr/05/2024 / by Team Seema
Under Pressure
South Asians face unique stressors that can contribute to anxiety and other mental health conditions April marks National Stress Awareness Month, a time to focus on the importance of mental…
Apr/05/2024 / by Team Seema
Divine
Emerging South Asian musicians, artists, and DJs are bringing together culture and contemporary music It’s easy to check the billboard and music charts to see what’s trending, but staying in…
Apr/05/2024 / by Rajitha Penaka
Books & Author
Zahra and Maryam have been best friends since childhood in Karachi, even though—or maybe because—they are unlike in nearly every way. Yet they never speak of the differences in their…
Apr/05/2024 / by Team Seema
Spring is when there is a bounty of fresh food and vegetables, and the time to have a plate that is bursting with color and health. We curate three recipes…
Apr/05/2024 / by Bindu Gopal Rao