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About the Initiative

The India Initiative builds on Georgetown University’s core strengths—academic excellence, location in Washington, D.C., and Jesuit mission of service to the world—to advance research and teaching around India and world affairs and create a platform for high-level dialogue among American and Indian leaders from government, business, civil society, and the academy. 


A capella group Penn Masala performs at TedX

A Night with Penn Masala Event

As the first group in the world to bring the sounds of the Indian subcontinent to a cappella, Penn Masala has consistently been at the forefront of South Asian-Western musical fusion. They have performed for President Barack Obama at the White House, the Indian International Film Academy Awards, and