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  • Manhattan Matchmakers of a Different Kind
    By Anita Sarkar

    What do ambitious and talented young artists need most? Perhaps a professional who can be friend, philosopher and guide. A marriage made in heaven? Or, shall we say in Manhattan, where the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) has been running a successful mentorship program for 20 years. The AIGA program falls under the New York City Mentoring Program, part of the city’s Department of Education.

  • Celebrating Future for All Inhabitants of the Global Biosphere
    By Biba Jasmine

    It was just over three months ago that we celebrated World Biodiversity Day, on May 22, and reminded ourselves of yet another opportunity to celebrate our rich heritage, our rich biodiversity. That day gave me a chance to reflect upon India’s constant efforts in fulfilling her commitments toward conservation of biodiversity, its sustainable use, and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the use of biodiversity and natural resources.

  • Beyond Mitigation: Planning for Resilience Outside India’s Mega-Cities
    By Lubaina Rangwala and Ayesha Dinshaw

    Over the last century, India’s landscape has urbanized considerably: the urban population has grown 14 times since 1901, and by 2050 up to 54 percent of India’s population will be urban (ACCCRN).

  • A Life Less Ordinary
    By Shillpi A. Singh

    Sneha Vedula, 39, is a bundle of energy, who spends an ordinary weekday managing Tulip Kids, a successful chain of after-school and pre-school centers she has co-founded with her friend, Deepti Mohta, in and around the San Francisco Bay Area.