MILLENNIALS

Ignorance is Not Bliss: Why Indian Americans Cannot Afford to Brush Off Casteism Anymore

The recent Cisco caste discrimination case and human trafficking case at the BAPS Hindu temple…

A Plea to My Fellow Indian Americans: In Defense of Human Rights, Stand with Gaza and Palestine

Last year for American Kahani, I shared a harrowing account of my experience visiting the West…

4 ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Socially Committed’ Indian Americans Among 24 Gates Cambridge Scholars

Four Indian Americans are among 24 “most academically outstanding and socially committed U.S. citizens” selected…

American Born Queer Desi: Balancing My American and Desi Identities with My Queer Identity

In elementary school, when other kids sat with their Lunchables or with fruit roll-ups dangling…

27-year-old Indian American Engineer Among Diverse Team Working on NASA’s Perseverance Rover

For the past five years, Vishnu Sridhar has dedicated his life to Mars. The 27-year-old…

A Conversation With Ashwani Jain Who Wants to be Maryland’s First Governor of Color

Ashwani K. Jain has managed to pack a lifetime worth of experiences – both good…

Meet Rohan Seth, the Co-founder of Clubhouse, the Social Media App That’s Creating Buzz

With the pandemic still raging into the new year, people are finding themselves connecting with…

Rappin’ South Asians: Discover How Hip-Hop Shapes Our Life Experiences and Even Our Career Paths

Remember AOL instant messenger? It was a playground for teenagers. Social media before smartphones existed.…

34-year-old Indian American Swati Sharma Named Editor of Vox, a Popular News Website

Vox Media has named Swati Sharma as the new Editor-in-Chief of Vox, a general interest…

Arora Akansha is Seeking to Be First Woman Secretary-General of the United Nations

Arora Akansha, who works at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has announced her candidacy…

Meet Baiju Bhatt, the Indian American Cofounder of Robinhood that is at the Center of Wall Street Turmoil

Robinhood, a financial services company and creator of the popular stock-trading app of the same…

I am an Indian American Millennial and I am Running to be the Governor of Maryland

My name is Ashwani Jain and I use he/him pronouns. I’m a 31-year-old Indian American…