India http://kuow.org en A Gold Obsession Pays Dividends For Indian Women http://kuow.org/post/gold-obsession-pays-dividends-indian-women It's indestructible. It's fungible. It's beautiful. And for Indians, gold – whether it's 18-, 22- or 24-carat — is semi-sacred.<p>The late distinguished Indian economist I.G. Patel observed, "In prosperity as in the hour of need, the thoughts of most Indians turn to gold."<p>No marriage takes place without gold ornaments presented to the bride. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:40:00 +0000 Julie McCarthy 32479 at http://kuow.org A Gold Obsession Pays Dividends For Indian Women An Immigrant Success Story In Nadella's Rise http://kuow.org/post/immigrant-success-story-nadellas-rise <p>Microsoft is celebrating a new leader: Satya Nadella is the company's third chief executive. Nadella likes cricket, and he quoted Oscar Wilde in his email to employees Tuesday. And for Seattle's Indian community, his appointment to the top job means a lot. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 17:29:09 +0000 Carolyn Adolph 28223 at http://kuow.org An Immigrant Success Story In Nadella's Rise A Burned Baby: The Night That Changed Sister Kurien's Mission http://kuow.org/post/burned-baby-night-changed-sister-kuriens-mission <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/127612371&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Gaus Said was 6 and working as a mechanic in India when a social worker spotted him and connected him with Sister Lucy Kurien.</p><p>“Didi told me, 'You want to go to school?'” he said, using the affectionate name for an older sister in India. “And I was very happy. And I came to Maher. Didi took me with her that night.” Fourteen years later, Said said that night changed his life. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:33:13 +0000 Amina Ibrahim & RadioActive Youth Media 26357 at http://kuow.org A Burned Baby: The Night That Changed Sister Kurien's Mission