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BRAC: Innovation Fund Challenge

In Bangladesh, BRAC sees a tremendous opportunity to use mobile money to innovate, better serve clients and become more efficient. Have a great idea on how mobile money can be used by BRAC in Bangladesh’? Share it!

Engineering Education in the 21st Century

On Thursday, February 27, SAI hosted its first webinar of the semester, titled ‘Societal Grand Challenges and the role of Engineering Education in the 21st Century’ with Professor Narayanamurti of SEAS and HKS, who described engineering as “the ultimate liberal art” because of its role as a linking discipline.

Preserving a culture through language

Harvard is a long way from rural Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh, but that hasn’t stopped Maung Nyeu, currently an Ed.D. candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, from trying to make a difference for children there. SAI talked with Nyeu about his work with Our Golden Hour, a nonprofit working to improve educational opportunities for indigenous children in Bangladesh and to preserve indigenous culture through education.

Harvard South Asia Week, April 8-12

The India & South Asia Program at Harvard Kennedy School announces the Harvard South Asia week from April 8 to 12. Speakers include Cameron Munter, former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, Shyam Saran, Former Foreign Secretary to India, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Senior...

Invitation and Call for Papers

International Seminar on the Environment – Development Relationship in Bangladesh Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 9 AM – 5 PM Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA   This event will explore how the development partners can more effectively assist...