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SAI Fellowships

The South Asia Institute offers several opportunities for scholars and practitioners to continue their research at Harvard University in Cambridge. Deadline to apply: January 15, 2015 for Academic Year 2015-2016.

Tarun Khanna discusses emerging economies in Dhaka

Tarun Khanna, Director, SAI, and Jorge Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School, delivered a talk on August 19, 2014 titled “Developing an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Emerging Economies”. The talk was given at BRAC Centre, Mohakhali on Tuesday to an audience of renowned Bangladeshi entrepreneurs, academics and corporate managers.

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed shares lessons from BRAC’s success

“Hope is an element in which people take action, and energize themselves out of poverty,” said Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder and Chairperson of BRAC, at the South Asia Institute Annual Harish C. Mahindra lecture on April 24, 2014. BRAC is the world’s largest NGO dedicated to development and fighting poverty, and Abed’s lecture provided the 150 attendees with an enlightening account of the extraordinary accomplishments of the global organization.