As we gear up for Monday’s gala, sharing here two final stories of lives transformed and invite you to join us on October 12th to help women like Lakshmi and Periyammal – Click here: www.asiainitiativesgala.org “I did not know anything about the outside world at that point in time,” says Lakshmi, a 43-year-old, wife, mother, and … More Putting Ourselves in Their Shoes
As part of their documentary series “Time for School,” the PBS NewsHour reported that “while the number of children out of school has been cut almost in half, there are still 57 million worldwide who have never set foot in a classroom. Hundreds of millions more have dropped out” (9/22/2015). The story featured a young … More Beginnings with AI
“I didn’t know about this organization and I am blown away”, said Mrs. Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo., during her conversation with Dr. M. S. Swaminathan (the inspiration for Asia Initiatives) at the 2014 gala! And being blown away is the most accurate way to describe a guest’s experience at the gala and of our humble organization. The … More The Power of Passion!