Along with running MSD, our founder Megha Desai is also the director of the Desai Foundation. The Foundation seeks to improve social and economic life in the villages of India, and to develop and implement educational programs to promote Indian culture and heritage in the United States.

On the cusp of the Desai Foundation’s inaugural gala in New York City last month, Megha published a Huffington Post article on the particular dilemmas young South Asians face when wanting to give back. Read the full article to see her recommendations for them.