Mira Kamdar is a 2008 Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the Asia Society in New York and a Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute. She is a regular speaker at high-level international gatherings, and...
Mira Kamdar is a 2008 Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the Asia Society in New York and a Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute. She is a regular speaker at high-level international gatherings, and has addressed audiences on India and global affairs at venues as diverse as the Asia Society in New York and in Mumbai, J.P. Morgan Private Bank, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, the University of Washington School of Business, Lehman Brothers, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Altria, the Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center at Stanford University, and various World Affairs Council chapters.
Mira Kamdar's work has appeared in publications around the world, including Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, World Policy Journal, Times of India, Daily News & Analysis, Outlook, Tehelka, The Guardian online and YaleGlobal, the online publication of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization. She has provided expert commentary and been interviewed for radio and television outlets as diverse as CNN International, Bloomberg TV, the BBC, National Public Radio, TV Ontario, Public Radio International, Headlines Today, South Asia World, and TV Asia. Please click here to view Mira Kamdar at CNN to analyze the Mumbai attacks at the end of 2008.
Award-winning author Mira Kamdar's latest book is Planet India: The Turbulent Rise of the Largest Democracy and the Future of Our World. The book has been translated and published in Hindi, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, French and Chinese. The French edition, published by Actes Sud in January 2008, was translated by Andre Lewin, former French ambassador to India and translator of Pavan Varma's Being Indian. Kamdar's critically acclaimed memoir, Motiba's Tattoos: A Granddaughter's Journey from America into her Indian Family's Past was a 2000 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection and won the 2002 Washington Book Award.