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SAI Event Topic : SAI Mahindra Lecture

Engaging with India: Engaging with Feminism

START
Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 06:00pm

END
Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 07:30pm

COST   Free

VENUE
Harvard University
Loeb House

ADDRESS
Harvard University
Loeb House
17 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA
02138

Engaging with India: Engaging with Feminism and the Passion of “The Before Midnight’s Children”

Speaker: Devaki Jain, Economist, Writer, and Recipient of the Padma Bhushan Award

The Harish C. Mahindra Lecture Series is given in honor of the late Harish C. Mahindra, a distinguished alumnus of Harvard College and a visionary leader of business and industry in India. The lecture is an important component in continuing the education and understanding of the challenges facing South Asia, and provides an ideal forum for the next generation of global leadership.

This year, Devaki Jain will be giving the Mahindra Lecture. Devaki Jain is an Indian economist and writer who has made significant contributions to feminist economics, social justice, and women’s empowerment in India. In 2006, she was awarded the Padma Bhushan — the third-highest civilian honor from the Government of India — for her contributions to society. In this lecture, she will weave her own personal story into the political story of India and discuss her engagement with public life, activism, and her current work in feminist economics.

A reception will follow the lecture. This event is free and open to the public. 


2018 Annual Mahindra Lecture: India’s Tax Reforms

START
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 05:00pm

END
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 06:30pm

VENUE
Loeb House

ADDRESS
Loeb House
17 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Arun Jaitley, India’s Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, will deliver the 2017/18 SAI Mahindra Lecture.

This major annual event is in honor of the late Harish C. Mahindra, a distinguished alumnus of Harvard College and a visionary leader of business and industry in India.

The lecture will take place on October 11, 2017 at Loeb House (17 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA). It will begin at 5:00 PM and is preceded by a reception at 4:30 PM.

Space is limited. You must register here in order to attend.