Feb 2019

Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) Named Chair of House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigation

US Rep. Ami Bera, D-Calif., has been named the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. “I am honored to chair the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. I’ve always believed that the United States has a du

VA STEM champion Seshaiyer to receive honorary doctorate

George Mason University professor and STEM advocate Padmanabhan “Padhu” Seshaiyer has been recognized for his outstanding contribution to scientific excellence and social impact by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Padhu will receive an honorary doctorate fo

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Facebook Promotes Karandeep Anand to Head Enterprise Service Workplace

Facebook has announced that it has promoted its head of product for Facebook Marketplace and Payments services Karandeep Anand to head Workplace. Workplace is Facebook’s two-year-old enterprise communication tool now being used by over 30,000 organizations...

Falu Shah Nominated for Grammy award in Best Children's Album

Critically-lauded, Indian born world musician Falu (aka Falguni Shah) has scored her first Grammy nomination in Best Children's Album for her latest album, Falu's Bazaar. Falu's Bazaar was inspired by her desire to address her son's fascination with their ...

Former President Barrack receives Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights award at New York City gala

President Obama receiving the award from Kerry Kennedy NEW YORK — Former President Barack Obama was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award at a gala in midtown Manhattan on Dec 12. Also awarded were three other laureates, incl...

Humanitarian Chandrika Tandon to Receive 2019 Horatio Alger Award

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc, a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced that Chandrika K...