Indian-American

Indian origin Sonia Syngal named new CEO of Gap Inc

Indian origin Sonia Syngal named new CEO of Gap Inc

March 11, 2020

Indian-American Sonia Syngal became the new CEO for America’s largest apparel retailer Gap Inc. She is the highest ranked Indian-American female CEO of a Fortune 500 company after Indra Nooyi stepped down as PepsiCo head in 2018.

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Indian-American among NASA graduates eyeing Moon and Mars mission

Indian-American among NASA graduates eyeing Moon and Mars mission

January 17, 2020

An Indian-American astronaut among the eleven graduates of NASA Artemis programme who might go to the moon or explore the lands of Mars.

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India diaspora largest in the world at 17.5 million, says UN

India diaspora largest in the world at 17.5 million, says UN

September 28, 2019

Indian diaspora comprises 6.4 pc of the total global migrant population with United Arab Emirates (UAE) being the top destination of Indian migrants followed by the US, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Oman.

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Indian-American Govind Nanda moving up in US tennis

Indian-American Govind Nanda moving up in US tennis

July 16, 2019

The Wimbledon boy’s doubles saw Indian-American player Govind Nanda and his Canadian partner Liam Draxl playing against the top-seeded Czech pair of Jonas Forejtek and Jiri Lehecka at the finals on July 14 and were placed at second position.

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Indian-Americans in eight co-champions of National Spell Bee

Indian-Americans in eight co-champions of National Spell Bee

June 18, 2019

Indian-Americans have been winning every Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2008.

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Indian-American researchers in Goldwater scholarship 2019

Indian-American researchers in Goldwater scholarship 2019

May 29, 2019

More than 40 Indian-American students have been selected as Barry Goldwater Scholars this year.

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University of Houston renames building after Indian-American couple

University of Houston renames building after Indian-American couple

May 7, 2019

A building at University of Houston has been renamed after an Indian-American couple in recognition of their contribution to aid research projects, faculty and students at the university.

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Indian-Americans in the Guggenheim fellowship 2019 list

Indian-Americans in the Guggenheim fellowship 2019 list

April 18, 2019

Two Indian-Americans have been named among the 168 fellows as the recipient of Guggenheim fellowship this year.

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Indian-American Sikh receives Rosa Parks Trailblazer award

Indian-American Sikh receives Rosa Parks Trailblazer award

January 30, 2019

Indian-American philanthropist and entrepreneur, Gurinder Singh Khalsa, has been presented with the prestigious Rosa Parks Trailblazer award for his campaign that forced US authorities to change their policy towards turban (headgear of the Sikh community).

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Indian-American appointed for a key role in the US state department

Indian-American appointed for a key role in the US state department

January 22, 2018

With her new role as the assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs, Manisha Singh has become the highest-ranking Indian-American official in the US state department.

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