Alumni of SAI’s Visiting Artist Program say the experience at Harvard was incredibly enriching for their work.
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The Program welcomes applications from emerging artists in South Asia to come to Harvard University to participate in interdisciplinary discourse with students and faculty on global issues relevant to South Asia.
“The students’ experience changed their view of India and the developing world,” writes Ryan Draft, Lecturer on Molecular and Cellular Biology, who brings Harvard students to India for a biological sciences summer abroad internship.
With support from SAI, Harvard students are in South Asia for research, internships, and language study in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka this summer.
SAI welcomes submissions for its summer blog from Harvard students, faculty, alumni, and affiliates on an array of topics pertaining to South Asia.
The student venture, which provides low-cost refrigerated transport to food producers in India, have won the grand prize of $40,000.
Using examples like Khan Academy, BRAC, and Aspiring Minds, Tarun Khanna, SAI, HBS, shared lessons on how social enterprises can scale up and achieve impact in a webinar on April 29, as part of SAI’s Livelihood Creation Project with Tata Trusts.
“We are all passionate about providing an energy solution for those who need it the most,” says Kasey Wang, Harvard Law School student, about Torr Energy, one of the student group finalists in SAI’s Seed For Change Competition.
“This 1,400 year-old event can teach us something about contemporary challenges,” said Tarun Khanna, SAI, HBS, in a TEDx talk he gave in Mumbai.