Cultural Association is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to increase
awareness of the cultural heritage of India in the Triad region of North Carolina.
Indian heritage is tremendously
rich in its culture and diversity. With a thriving Indian-American community right
here in the Triad, the Association seeks to reach out to the Piedmont Triad community
and share this vibrant culture. The association also promotes and supports family
oriented cultural activities to assist in youth development.
In a global context, the
Indian Diaspora covers practically every part of the world. It numbers more than
a million each in eleven countries making the Diaspora very special. Residing in
distant lands, its members have succeeded spectacularly in their chosen professions
by dint of their single-minded dedication and hard work. For instance right here
in the Triad, and over the last four years, the Indian-American community has grown
exponentially from a modest 500 families to over 1200 families and comprise of a
combination of doctors, engineers, researchers, university professors and administrators,
bankers and information technology professionals.