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Malayala Manorama Cannot Drive Cars, 2015
Malayala Manorama featured Jennifer Kumar as one of several expats from the US, Italy and the UK that are working in Kochi.




Kerala IT News Kerala Microsoft Users Group Organises Cloud Devcon 2015
Authentic Journeys is mentioned as one of the presenters at this tech meet.




Vanitha Onam With an American Touch, 2013
Jennifer is featured with another foreigner about living and settling in India in this special Onam holiday issue of Vanitha. Malayalam and English versions are available in the PDF.



Deccan Chronicle Malayali by Choice, 2014
Foreigners from France, Germany and the US share their experience of expat life in Kerala.




Deccan Chronicle Cultured and Cosmopolitan, 2012
Jennifer shares about her work at Authentic Journeys and her impressions of Kerala and it's people.




The New Indian Express An American in Kakkanad, 2011
Jennifer's journey to balancing the US and Indian cultures through moving to India, starting a business in India, and helping Indians work confidently with their US counterparts.



Expat Arrivals An Interview with Jennifer - An American Expat Living in Kochi, India, 2011
This article answers some questions that newcomers may have when moving to Kochi.



Pocket Cultures I wanted to experience a different Lifestyle, 2010
Answers the question, "Why would an American want to live in India?"



Global Software Teams: Book Review Global Software Teams: Book Review

Virsa The Culture | May 2015

An almost 20 year old book on creating effective outsourced projects and global teams remains relevant in 2015.



How to Score a Date With Your Potential Employer: Book Review How to Score a Date With Your Potential Employer: Book Review

Virsa The Culture | March 2015

To land the interview, read and follow the tips in this short, practical handbook by Yolanda M. Owens.


Ketchup & Curry Ketchup & Curry: Book Review

Virsa The Culture | October 2014

For Indians coping with culture shock in the US, read this after or even before you leave India!



How to Organize Offshore and Nearshore Collaboration How to Organize Offshore and Nearshore Collaboration: Book Review

Virsa The Culture | July 2014

Global outsourcing professionals share best practices on creating global teams


The Steradian Trail The Steradian Trail: Book Review

Virsa The Culture | May 2014

A pacey, juicy thrill-ride based on science, culture and crime.




India Was One India Was One: A Book Review

Virsa The Culture | March 2014

Review of a dramatic love story that brings India together.




NRIMatters.com NRIMatters.com: Regular Contributor

Various Articles | 2011- Present

Tips and advice for Indians and Americans on cross-cultural
adjustment.



Enjoying India Enjoying India: A Must Read For All Visitors

Asian Connections | January 4-10, 2013

A cross-cultural travel preparation guidebook review.




Working With Americans Working With Americans: Book Review

Asian Connections | August 17 – 23, 2012

A cross-cultural guide originally written for British people to acquaint themselves with American culture.


What is Diversity? What is Diversity? Book Review

Asian Connections | July 27 – August 2, 2012

A review of Haikaa Yamamoto's book on cultural diversity.



How to Score a Date With Your Potential Employer How to Score a Date With Your Potential Employer

Asian Connections | July 4-12, 2012

Tips on getting the interview and landing a job are highlights of this book review.


Stories of Female Expats Stories of Female Expats: Review of "Expat Women Confessions"

Asian Connections | June 22 – 28, 2012

Things about the expat life from a woman's perspective that you always wanted to know, but were too afraid to ask.

India Was One "India Was One": Book Review

Asian Connections | May 18 – 24, 2012

A story about love, North and South India, cross-cultural sharing, NRIs in the US, cross-cultural adjustment, strife, love, partition and reunification.


How is it Done in India? How is it Done in India?

Asian Connections | April 27 – May 3, 2012

A review of the book Living and Working in India by Kris Rao and Ian Beadham.


Spring Ahead and Fall Back: What is Daylight Savings Time? Spring Ahead and Fall Back: What is Daylight Savings Time?

Midweek Newspaper | March 13, 2012

Helping newcomers understand the time change.



Being Indian Abroad Being Indian Abroad

Careers 360 | September 2011

How to maintain your identity while learning to live in another culture successfully.


Tackling the Issues of Hiring NRIs Tackling the Issues of Hiring NRIs

Mobility Magazine | August 2011

How to overcome the hurdles of being employed in India after living abroad. Co-written with Aseem Juneja.


Times of India Blog Times of India Blog

Times of India Website | June 2011

Topics of interest to NRIs living between the US and India.



How to overcome cultural differences when managing offshore or nearshore teams How to overcome cultural differences when managing offshore or nearshore teams

Free E-book Download | 2014

Chapter Contribution: A Cross-Cultural Approach to Learning and Teaching in the US and India: A Comparative Study


Culture Shock Culture Shock

ICFAI University Press | 2008

Contributed a chapter to this book edited by Ravikant S Wawge.





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