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  • Weiss' travels to India resulted in numerous achievements, including a new technique she developed by combining text with textile patterns. Litzmannstadt Getto, 1940-1944. 2015. 54”x 112”. Locally-cultivated madder root and weld on cotton, iron vat dye, handwoven. Photo by Jay Kreimer

    Fulbrighter and textile artist Wendy Weiss talks about her experience of documenting ikat textiles in Gujarat.

  • The River Sari series by Kanchan Wali- Richardson is inspired by her personal experience of the Ganges River’s mythology and the way that mythology permeates the daily life in Varanasi.Photograph courtesy Kanchan Wali-Richardson

    Fulbrighter Kanchan Wali-Richardson used her experience in Varanasi to design the River Sari series, a homage to the...

  • Geeta Mehta, the founding force  behind nonprofit organizations Asia Initiatives and URBZ, uses her design skills to make life better for those who live in the spaces she helps create. Photograph courtesy Geeta Mehta

    Geeta Mehta helps create buildings and urban areas that are good for communities and the environment.

  • Priya Seth is considered one of India’s foremost underwater directors of photography. Photograph courtesy Priya Seth

    With movies like “Airlift” and “Chef” to her credit, cinematographer Priya Seth is breaking gender stereotypes in the...

  • Photograph courtesy Swarnamalya Ganesh

    Fulbright-Nehru scholar Swarnamalya Ganesh highlights the importance of combining art with education and research for a...

  • Lalitha (right) and Nandini Muthuswamy, popularly known as the violin sisters, have been performing nationally and internationally for over 30 years. Photograph courtesy Lalitha Muthuswamy

    Fulbright-Nehru scholar Lalitha Muthuswamy takes Indian music to the world through her performances and research work.

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    Yourdost.com provides online counseling and emotional support.

  • Indian American astrophysicist Madhulika Guhathakurta talks about her interest in astrophysics and her incredible...

  • Courtesy Deepa Natarajan

    Indian American ethnobotanist Deepa Preeti Natarajan explores the connections between people and plants, through her...

  • New York City-based Battery Dance Company builds bridges internationally through performing arts.

  • Prerna Singh Bindra on a tour of Ken River along Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh. Photograph courtesy Prerna Singh Bindra

    IVLP alumna Prerna Singh Bindra works to protect India’s wildlife through her journalism and conservation advocacy. 

  • IVLP alumnus Arun Krishnamurthy works to inspire a new generation of volunteers and activists for environmental...

  • Rajan Patel (left) and Jackie Bello (right), co-founders of Dent Education, with the participants of a Spring Break camp they ran in Baltimore, Maryland. At the camp, the students were given the opportunity to build innovative products. Photograph courtesy Rajan Patel

    Indian American entrepreneur Rajan Patel hopes to help Indian youth tap into their creative potential and collaborate...

  • Kavita Shukla during Intuit’s QuickBooks Small Business Big Game Top 10 Regional Tour at Whole Foods in Columbia, Maryland, in 2015. Photograph by Paul Morigi © AP Images/Invision

    Kavita Shukla’s invention, FreshPaper, keeps fruits and vegetables fresh for a longer time, and helps reduce food...

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