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The Indian diaspora is the second largest in the world, at 22,000,000. A large portion of that are Andhraite, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, and Tamilian. Sizable diasporas include those in the United States, South Africa, Malaysia, the Gulf States and Australia. The two main subsets are students and technology workers. Given the needs of the Global Subcontinental, this section not only highlights the accomplishments of Indics abroad, but also networks he or she to resources and recommendations that will assist in the transition to foreign societies.

Immigration

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Student

H1-B

Green card

Diaspora

General

The Indic diaspora features a large array of successful professionals that have brought the Subcontinent great pride.

United States

Nina Davuluri

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The first Miss America of Indian origin, Nina Davuluri won the title in 2013. An accomplished dancer and student, she impressed the judges with her eloquence, intelligence, beauty, and enthusiasm.

Satya Nadella

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CEO of Microsoft. In 2014, one of the technology world’s premier companies selected Telugu-origin Satya Nadella as their first Indian CEO–and only second chief executive since Bill Gates. It was a globally followed talent hunt that ended in the selection of Microsoft’s head of Cloud computing.

Indra Nooyi

Ajay Banga

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Sundar Pichai

Vinod Dham

Vinod Khosla

Gururaj Deshpande

Neal Katyal

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Sri Srinivasan

Mindy Kaling (Vera Chockalingam)

Sendhil Ramamurthy

Kal Penn (Kalpen Modi )

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Modi & Modi

 

Padma Lakshmi

Aziz Ansari

Sanjay Gupta

Manoj “Night” Shyamalan

Hari Kondabolu

Manjul Bhargava

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Award winning and internationally known Mathematician, Professor Manjul Bhargava is the recipient of the Fields’ Medal. He is famous for his crediting of Ancient Indic Mathematics and Sanskrit literature for both his refined Talent and recognised Teaching methods. He was recently granted the Padma Bhushan by India due to his outstanding contributions to not only Math and the Diaspora, but to Bharatiya Sanskriti.

Tony Kanal

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Tony Kanal on guitar w/ Gwen Stefani

 

Dalip Singh Saund

Bobby Jindal (Piyush Jindal)

Nikki Haley (Nimarta Randhawa)

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Narayana Kocherlakota

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One of the most respected economists in the United States and President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He is half Andhra through his father.

Kalpana Chawla

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Sunita Williams

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References

  1. http://www.ethnologue.com/language/TEL/***EDITION***
  2. http://www.indianexpress.com/news/miss-america-nina-davuluri-first-of-indian-heritage/1169842/
  3. http://www.startribune.com/business/79092972.html

Canada

Ujjal Dosanjh

Russell Peters

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United Kingdom

Dev Patel

MIA

Panjabi MC (Rajinder Singh Ray)

Jay Sean (Kamaljit Singh Jhooti)

Parminder Nagra

Gurindher Chadha

Australia

Malaysia

Singapore

Kishore Mahbubani

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South Africa

Germany

Gujjula Ravindra Reddy

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Mayor of Altlandsberg, Germany, Member of state Parliament of Brandenburg, Germany

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