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St. Luke’s President Bob Heifner on the Health Needs of Fort Bend County

St. Luke’s President Bob Heifner on the Health Needs of Fort Bend County

By Manu Shah SUGAR LAND: On July 26, the lobby at CHI St. Luke’s Health in Sugar Land was filled with healthcare professionals, IACCGH members and guests who were attending the Business of Medicine Series featuring St. Luke’s President Rob Heifner. The Series which seeks to build bridges between the medical community in Houston and […]

Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston Gala Features LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel

Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston Gala Features LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel

HOUSTON: The Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) will be hosting its 18th Annual Gala on August 26 and will be attended by .Houston’s top business leaders, elected officials, Consul General of India Dr. Anupam Ray, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. Bob Patel, CEO of LyondellBasell will be […]

Proper Manners and Etiquette will get You Ahead in Life!

Proper Manners and Etiquette will get You Ahead in Life!

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Marketing yourself can be just as important as promoting your company and organization, but people often miss the subtleties that make that road easier to navigate. Take for example, a simple thing like the nametag you stick on your coat or shirt when you go to a large event. “The proper […]

Sheriff Gonzalez Highlights the Need to Work with the Community to Fight Crime

Sheriff Gonzalez Highlights the Need to Work  with the Community to Fight Crime

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, who took office in January, met with IACCGH members and guests to describe the “pretty daunting task” of keeping Houston safe. He was the Keynote speaker at the Chamber’s Distinguished Lecture Series with Chief Guest Consul General Dr. Anupam Ray. The event was held on July 26th at […]

Indian Police Officer Describes Battling and Rehabilitating Terrorists

Indian Police Officer Describes Battling and Rehabilitating Terrorists

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Additional Director General of Police, Dr. Ramesh spent a good portion of his career cracking down on militants, leading anti-terrorist attacks, flushing out infiltrators and most importantly, instituting rehabilitation programs that helped the Indian government “get to the youth before the terrorists got to them.” At an event cohosted by the […]

CG Ray Hosts Reception for MD Anderson Cancer Center GAP Attendees

CG Ray Hosts Reception for MD Anderson Cancer Center GAP Attendees

HOUSTON: In 2002, the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) leaders, Dr. Durga Agarwal and Ashoke Nath, had helped connect MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) to several medical institutions in India — TATA Cancer Center (Mumbai), S-Vyasa ( Bangalore) and AIIMS (Delhi). This introduction resulted in the visit of an IACCGH delegation to […]

IACCGH Young Minds Panel

IACCGH Young Minds Panel

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Two investors and one engineering professional offered some serious career advice to a roomful of students and young professionals at the NexGen by IACCGH Young Minds Panel. The event, held on April 18 at the University of Houston’s Cullen building, was organized and moderated by IACCGH’s Board member and Chair of […]

IACCGH Invites Houston’s Top Cop Art Acevedo

IACCGH Invites Houston’s  Top Cop Art Acevedo

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: On April 11, Houston’s top cop Art Acevedo delivered a strong message about “relational policing” and his efforts to build a rapport of trust with the community. As Keynote Speaker at the IACCGH Distinguished Lecture Series, Chief Acevedo’s impassioned address about his aim to serve and make Houston safe for everyone […]

Inaugural Houston India Conference Focuses on ‘Make in India’ Inside Story

Inaugural Houston India Conference Focuses on ‘Make in India’ Inside Story

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: Every public policy has an inside story. The inaugural Houston India Conference (HIC) at the Asia Society Texas Center on Friday, March 24, provided an economic and political backdrop behind India’s ‘Make in India’ campaign. The policy insights were provided by leading Indian journalists, Indian and US government officials, and academic […]

IACCGH Honors Asif Dakri’s Appointment to FDIC’s Advisory Committee

IACCGH Honors Asif Dakri’s Appointment to FDIC’s Advisory Committee

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: On February 27, IACCGH Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia welcomed “the roomful of friends and supporters” who had gathered to honor Wallis State Bank’s Vice Chairman and CEO Asif Dakri’s appointment to the prestigious FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporations) Advisory Committee on Community Banking. Consul General Dr. Anupam Ray, Chancellor and Chief […]

IACCGH Hosts Free Tax Seminar

IACCGH Hosts Free Tax Seminar

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: IACCGH’s Outreach Program – a tax seminar designed to educate the community on various tax issues attracted over 130 members of the Indo American community on Sunday, February 19, at India House. Held for the sixth year in a row, IACCGH Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia described the event as part of […]

IACCGH Welcomes Former CG and Former Ambassador Rinzing Wangdi

IACCGH Welcomes Former CG and Former Ambassador Rinzing Wangdi

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: When India’s Consul General Rinzing Wangdi came to Houston eighteen years ago, one of his objectives was to bring about a deeper, long lasting and transformative change in the economic engagement between the US and India. This vision led to the creation of the Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater […]

An Evening of Appreciation, Fun & Laughter

An Evening of Appreciation, Fun & Laughter

HOUSTON: In this era of media being cast in a negative light, an event of appreciation is always welcome. The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) held its annual dinner in appreciation of its media partners last Thursday, February 2, at Mayuri restaurant. The media partners who attended included the print media, radio […]

Top Healthcare Executives Share Some Life Lessons at IACCGH Meet

Top Healthcare Executives Share Some Life Lessons at IACCGH Meet

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: A woman powered leadership panel dispensed some compelling work/life advice at the IACCGH Business of Medicine Women’s Executive Leadership Panel on January 17, at the Hess Club. Sponsored by CHI St. Luke’s Health, the event saw an unprecedented turnout of over 150 members and guests with representatives from CHI St Luke’s […]

Role Model for Entrepreneurs: Swapnil Agarwal

Role Model for Entrepreneurs:  Swapnil Agarwal

HOUSTON: IACCGH member Swapnil Agarwal’s first brush with living in an apartment was when the 15 year old moved with his parents to a rundown Class C apartment complex in 1996. The teenager from India lived in what he describes as “a rough area” and an apartment that was broken into thrice. The experience seems […]

Chamber President 2016: Joya Shukla

Chamber President 2016:  Joya Shukla

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Joya Shukla went from volunteering at an IACCGH event to being nominated to the Board of Directors to Chamber President all in the span of a few years.  In 2016, Joya put her heart into ‘chambering’ as her daughter calls it advancing the healthcare initiative, International Internship program, and events for young […]

A Dream and Tons of Determination

A Dream and Tons of Determination

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: In 2003, IACCGH member Khalid (Ken) Parekh waded into the tech world with $100, a dream and tons of determination. That determination won him the Houston Business Journal’s 40 under 40 Award not once but twice – a rare honor. Khalid’s success story as an immigrant is inspiring. At 18, he […]

Women Mean Business

Women Mean Business

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Wood Group CEO Michele McNichol was once told she could never lead a project because she was a woman. Ingrid Robinson was singled out of 200 applicants for the position long held by Houston’s father of Diversity – former HMSDC President Richard Huebner. These remarkable women not only beat the odds […]

Karat 22 Raffle Nets Indian Training for Grads

Karat 22 Raffle Nets Indian Training for Grads

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: “The raffle sale was on all year long, from January,” explained Aku Patel, the founder and owner of Karat 22 Jewelers on Hillcroft, adding “They always sold tickets at every Chamber event.”  Of course, Patel was referring to the Indo American Chamber of Commerce of which he is a Board Director. […]

Supplier Diversity Lunch and Learn

Supplier Diversity Lunch and Learn

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Certification brings visibility to a business and promotes growth. This was the message shared by 8 panelists at the Annual IACCGH Supplier Diversity event held at the Hess Club on August 23. The event which drew over 100 attendees is in the words of Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia “a continued commitment […]

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