K is for Kranti

Imagine: You are a woman from a remote part of India. Imagine: Your parents marry you to a man twice your age. Imagine: Your husband takes you thousands of miles from your native home to Mumbai, India's bustling financial capital. You don't know anyone, and you don't speak the local language. Imagine: To earn money … Continue reading K is for Kranti

Behind the AWC Bourbon Street Bash

On 27 April, 150 people gathered at the Trident, Bandra Kurla for the second annual AWC Bourbon Street Bash. It was a glamorous evening of dinner, dancing, and doing good for local charities. The charity gala raised money to benefit all AWC charities, but most funds went to the Foundation for Mother and Child Health, … Continue reading Behind the AWC Bourbon Street Bash

The culture of clothes

This weekend, Brian and I attended our first party in India, the Bourbon Street Bash, sponsored by the American Women’s Club of Mumbai. The fundraiser was held at the Trident Hotel in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), aka the place that went all out for Brian’s birthday. We went with some of Brian’s work colleagues and … Continue reading The culture of clothes