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Five MPs from India visited Harvard University on June 7th, including Partap Singh Bajwa, Indian National Congress, Bhakta Charan Das, Indian National Congress, Baijayant Panda, Biju Janata Dal, Supriya Sule, Nationalist Congress Party, and Manicka Tagore, Indian National Congress. The group was accompanied by Jyoti Malhotra is the Convenor of FICCI’s Forums of Parliamentarians, the political outreach arm of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry.

The MPs met with Lakshmi Iyer, Harvard Business School, Tad Oelstrom, John F. Kennedy School of Government, and Prerna Singh, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, to hear of their work and explore opportunities to work with Indian Parliamentarians.

Meena Hewett, SAI Executive Director, shared SAI’s recent Mapping the Kumbh Mela Project and University Leaders Training as examples of SAI’s convening power to bring faculty and students together for cross disciplinary teaching and learning.