Better Off (Un)knowing

*Thwack*!
Absent-mindedly, I swat another mosquito away that has landed on my arm. I can now trace invisible lines on my body from one bite to another, and even with

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Rethinking Women’s Empowerment

When I told my coworkers, family, and friends that I was going to live in rural India for ten months, the reaction quickly became predictable: raised eyebrows, pursed lips, and

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Here’s My Story: What’s Yours?

I consider myself a storyteller, a wordsmith, a communication expert, a journalist. I seek out narratives in my day-to-day, craft puns in my spare time, accidentally interview my friends mid-casual-conversation.

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Tribute to Bhulabhai Vannmalibhai Patel

As part of its Learning and Migration Program (LAMP), which aims to universalize access to elementary education while empowering communities to improve the quality of their children’s education, AIF

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A Mic to the Mic-less

Nestled in a quaint village on the outskirts of the jungle in Anjuna, Goa is an old Portuguese house that is the home to a small media organization with a

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Paying Tribute to Venky

By Alex Counts

Earlier this year, the American India Foundation community bid a fond farewell to Venkatesh Raghavendra, affectionately known to all as Venky, from our staff team. We

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Bringing India Home

The final expectation of every Peace Corps Volunteer is to bring the lessons of your host country home. As an AIF Fellow in India, I aim to do the

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