Mohini Pai, 83, is a retired investment manager and non-profit leader. The interview includes detailed discussion of her early and young adult life in India and Kenya with her parents and six younger siblings. She discusses working as a teacher before traveling to Ellis Island by boat in 1957 for a Fulbright scholarship for post-graduate studies. Mohini has given her time to advocate for those who are less fortunate than her, such as the untouchable class and victims of domestic violence. Other topics discussed include: discrimination against women in the US versus India, deciding to become a citizen, the Chicago marches of Martin Luther King, Jr., and reconnecting to her heritage through her daughters’ weddings.