Author: Dimple Patel

Bio: Dimple is a producer for BBC Local Radio in the East Midlands, England. She works with the U.K.'s biggest volunteering and training charity, Community Service Volunteers, producing media campaigns which focus on social action and raising awareness of local issues. Dimple is British, of Indian heritage. She is a culture vulture.


Protection: A Photographic Look at Immigrant Life in Britain

Posted on: 13 Sep 2012

Through intimate photos of her family, Kajal Nisha Patel explores what it means to be a British-born Asian woman.

Indian Immigrants Offer Financial Support to India’s Struggling Rural High Schools

Posted on: 20 Jun 2011

A project that sends English-speakers from the U.S. to teach in rural India attracts financial contributions from Indian immigrants, but it’s non-Indians who sign up to do the teaching.

An Immigrant Telenovela from New York: ‘We Have Come to Take Your Jobs’

Posted on: 17 May 2011

Using the genre of Latin soap operas as a starting point, artist Viva Ruiz conceived a biting pastiche and performance art piece called “Immigrantula” about the struggles of undocumented immigrant workers in New York.