Hails from Neyyattinkara (Thriruvananthapuram Dist, Kerala), settled in Naperville, IL, USA since 1997. Writes Short Stories, Travelogues, Essays and Memoirs in contemporary media. 'Plaque', 'Sabreena' are the short story collections. Wrote and directed documentaries 'The Testament', 'Samayaradham Pinnottu', and a mini cinema 'Manassariyathe'.
Served as the first News Anchor/Editor at Kairali TV, USA. Holds leadership positions in Toastmaster's International, India Press Club Of North America, and Chicago Sahityavedi. Areas of interest include History, Travel, and Cinema. Holds Masters degrees in Engineering and Business. Diploma in Motion Pictures and Television. Employed with NOKIA Networks, working in 5G/LTE area.
Hails from Mala (Thrissur District, Kerala), settled in Nashville, TN, USA since 1996. Writes social & political articles, short Stories and Novels mainly on digital platforms by the pen name Ambazhakkattu Sankaran. Holds leadership positions in Kerala Association of Nashville (KAN) and Nashville Sahithi.
Holds Masters degrees in Statistics. Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications. Employed with Deloitte, working in information technology cloud development.
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Originally born and raised in Ettumanoor, Kottayam, Haridas Thankappan has been in the United States since 1995 and has been a resident of Dallas, Texas for over 17 years.
Haridas works in the healthcare industry. Alongside his career, he has also served the Malayalee community as the Secretary of Kerala Literary Society, Dallas, President of Indian Nurses Association of North Texas, and as the current President of Kerala Association of Dallas. His interests include cartoons, poetry, painting, acting, and music
Engages in literary journey of writing poems, short stories, novel, scripts, songs, short plays, and essays. Involves in operational pursuits of social activities, organizational leadership, teaching, nursing-service, co-operative societies, library activities, drama school and performance activities, and journalism.
Worked as Section Officer in Kerala Public Service Commission; Teacher in St. Thomas H.S, Nadavayal; in the Embassy School of India, Riyadh; and the School District of Philadelphia. Was Educational Instructor (UT) in Indian Air Force.
Served as the Director of Wayanad Library and Literary Cooperative Society Ltd; Shanthi Niketan Educational Cooperative Society Ltd, Nadavayal. Alumna of Kerala University for B.Sc. and B.Ed.; Grand Canyon University for Bachelor of Nursing, Calicut University for M.A (Sociology) NCERT for M.Ed. Also Studied three years in Government Law College, Kozhikode.
Shibu has been actively involved in various Social and Cultural organizations since he moved to the US in 2012. He currently holds multiple leadership positions as Member, Loka Kerala Sabha constituted by Government of Kerala, Vice President of Kerala Association of Nashville, Vice President of Nashville Sahithya Vedi and Vice Chair of Political Forum of FOMAA.
Shibu has published many articles in Malayalam periodicals primarily related to IT and technology dissemination and contributed for a column called “Kilivathil” in one of the leading Malayalam newspapers (Deshabhimani).
Shibu holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and Masters in Business Administration and currently working as an IT professional. He hails from Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, and currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and children.
Native of Nooranad, Kerala, settled in Chicago since 1995. Attended Pandalam NSS College, Bombay University and DePaul University. Studied Physics, Management and Computer Science.
Coached students for IIT Entrance Exam, worked as independent software consultant in India and US, anchored Technology News show in Kairali TV USA. Voluntary/Leadership positions with Kerala Hindus of North America, India Press Club of North America, Chicago Sahithyavedi and North South Foundation.
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