Kamala Devi Harris becomes first Indian-origin, woman Vice President of the United States of America

Kamala Devi Harris becomes first Indian-origin, woman Vice President of the United States of America

Kamala Devi Harris – a woman, of Indian descent – has been sworn in as vice president of the United States of America at an inauguration ceremony like no other given the dual threats of an ongoing coronavirus pandemic and domestic terrorism in wake of the US Capitol attack. Continue reading Kamala Devi Harris becomes first Indian-origin, woman Vice President of the United States of America

Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

India-born businesswoman Indra Nooyi has been inducted into the renowned Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery and conferred with the coveted Portrait of a Nation Prize for her stellar contributions to shaping America’s history, development and culture. Continue reading Indian-American trailblazer Indra Nooyi inducted into Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

Indian-American teen Kavya Kopparapu conferred National STEM Education Award for invention to improve brain cancer treatment

Indian-American teen Kavya Kopparapu conferred National STEM Education Award for invention to improve brain cancer treatment

The 2019 National STEM Education Award recognizes Indian-American teen Kavya Kopparapu as an “extraordinarily talented and accomplished” individual “who has meaningfully promoted STEM education”. Continue reading Indian-American teen Kavya Kopparapu conferred National STEM Education Award for invention to improve brain cancer treatment