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Posted on November 18, 2011 by

Creating Change.

I am headed to the American India Foundation (www.aif.org) Chicago fundraiser tonight.  On the surface, it is an elegant Bollywood-themed gala that will host over 600 corporate and philanthropic leaders from Chicago.  Behind the scenes, the annual event is a primary source of capital that funds AIF’s mission to catalyze social and economic change in Read More

Posted on December 20, 2010 by

Empowering India’s Youth.

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We’ve officially made our first investment at R3 Resources in a venture called Empower Pragati (EP). EP will specialize in livelihood skill development to help empower India’s disadvantaged urban youth. We will set up training facilities – either on our own or through franchise partners – and provide underprivileged urban youth with customer service, confidence, Read More

Posted on November 20, 2010 by

Going Back, Back to India, India.

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I’m headed back to India for the first time since leaving the fellowship in July 2009.  It’s a very packed 2 week trip but I’m very excited to get back.  I’m meeting Nick and spending 4 days with our FarShore team (I can’t wait to “wire-in” with our developers).  I’ll be attending a family reunion Read More