Mar 10, 2014 | News, Pakistan
SAI has extended the deadline for Pakistan-related summer internships and research grants to March 19, 2014. The Aman Foundation is offering 2 internship opportunities this summer at Aman Health and Aman Tech.
Mar 10, 2014 | Bangladesh
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!
Mar 6, 2014 | Bangladesh, In Region, India, News, Pakistan
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.
Feb 27, 2014 | Community, India, News, Students
Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy is an international basketball program in India committed to the teaching of the sport and to providing educational opportunities for its participants. Based in Chennai, India, Crossover uses basketball as a tool to help kids succeed in the classroom.
Feb 20, 2014 | Bangladesh, News
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.
Feb 13, 2014 | Community, India, News
By introducing global content, Primary Source shapes the way teachers and students learn, so that their knowledge is deeper and their thinking is flexible and open to inquiry. Because of SAI’s funding, a new online course about India was developed.
Feb 12, 2014 | Bangladesh
The organizing committee welcomes papers and presentations dealing with aspects of the global economy, garment industry, trade and development in the context of Bangladesh garments and apparel industry and the role of international community and development partners.
Feb 12, 2014 | India, News
SAI collaborated with the World Bank to organize a four-day Executive Development Program titled “Non-State Players in Human Development – Achieving India’s Goals” in Mumbai from February 3rd to February 6th, 2014 with professors Kash Rangan of HBS, Tarun Khanna of SAI and HBS, and Ashish Nanda of HLS.
Feb 7, 2014 | India, News
Khanna says that Indian state-run companies are much better placed to implement meaningful programmes of corporate social responsibility (CSR) than their private sector counterparts, owing to the large scale on which they operate and their accessibility to the government.
Jan 21, 2014 | Faculty, India, News
In this rapidly changing world, a world-class transformational education experience is what today’s youth aspires to obtain. Excellence in teaching and research standards and holistic learning for societal improvement is the endeavour of all leading universities. Three eminent Harvard University faculty members presented their views on ‘Building World-Class Education: What Lessons Does Harvard Offer?’
Jan 18, 2014 | Blog, In Region, News, Students
In a Q+A, Ishani Premaratne, Harvard College ‘15 talks about GrowLanka, which has developed a mobile job alert system to give employers a direct line of access to job seekers, and empower women through employment.
Jan 16, 2014 | In Region, News, Pakistan
“An urban time-bomb.” That is how Rahul Mehrotra of the Harvard Graduate School of Design described the explosive growth of contemporary cities across South Asia.