As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all aspects of life around the world, two high school teens have wanted to do their part by helping out the hospitals serving the local community in Michigan, and in their native land of India. Their efforts were supported by the Great Lakes Aradhana Committee (GLAC), a non-profit
Prabha, more often known endearingly as “Sipi” Bhandari, is a lot of things. Previously, general counsel of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and global head of its mergers and acquisitions (M&A) business, Sipi recently transitioned to senior vice president, principal deputy general counsel at the federal home mortgage company, Freddie Mac, where she specializes in mortgage
Breast cancer survivor Nina Kikani was getting ready for work one spring morning, just weeks before her oldest son’s wedding, when she discovered a lump on the left side of her chest. In just a moment, and when she least expected it, Nina’s life as she knew it began to change in a drastic way.
One of the most frequently asked questions is whether a cork is better than a screw cap? Many ask if screw caps are just for cheap wines? These are very valid questions as corks have been the historical preference since the 1400’s. One is not better, and screw caps are certainly not just for cheap
“Every day I ask myself, how am I making a difference in this world,” says Harish Kolasani, founder of the Non-Resident India (NRI) Seva Foundation, a non-profit organization that focuses on helping the underprivileged in India in health, education, and senior citizen care. It has already helped over 382,000 people since its inception in 2010.
In 1969, Chain Sandhu landed in Detroit with his wife and child. All he had with him was $6 and a singular vision to pursue the American dream. Fast forward to 50 years later: Chain, who died this spring, is an immigrant success story. But his path to success was far from ordinary. Growing up,
Q&A: Local 4 anchor Priya Mann on the weight of reporting, the immigrant mentality and the moment ahead
Growing up in the Toronto area, Local 4 WDIV Detroit anchor Priya Mann “devoured” the news. Her parents subscribed to the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail, and together they’d discuss opinion pieces, cultural trends and the day’s controversies. Pursuing a career in journalism seemed like a logical next step, though it wasn’t until
“For me the change is not measured by how big or small it is but by heading in the right direction to make that change is what counts,” says executive vice president for the Women’s Ambassador Forum in Tampa Rina Patel. Lifting the less fortunate became her life’s mission. Most recently, she convened a global
Ojas Akolkar, 46, the entrepreneur behind Tribalfare has moved a lot. Her husband’s work has taken her all over the country, and globe — from Michigan to Florida, China to Mexico. But that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her dream, curating a different kind of artisanal shopping experience. In fact, every time she has moved
Last year, Gurki Basra became the first South Asian woman I had ever seen on an American reality dating show. She entered the limelight via Netflix’s Dating Around, in which participants go on five blind dates before selecting one person to see again on a second date. Basra stood out as a confident, chatty and