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‘A Multidisciplinary Approach to Innovative Social Enterprises’ – Project Prakash: A scientific quest with a humanitarian mission

Supported by The Mittal Institute and Tata Trusts, Project Prakash serves children with curable blindness from disadvantaged backgrounds . Sanjay Kumar, India Director of the Mittal Institute, and Saba Kohli Dave, Program Coordinator at the Mittal Institute Delhi office, met with the founder of Project Prakash, Dr. Pawan Sinha.

Creating a better India

SAI recently talked to Namrata Narain, Harvard College ’15, one of the organizers of the Harvard US-India Initiative’s (HUII) Annual Conference, to learn more about how HUII is working to increase discussions on important issues by connecting young academic communities in India and the US.

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.

Fall Course: Contemporary South Asia: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social and Economic Problems

The primary objective of this course is to engage students with the modern day challenges affecting South Asia, and to examine a range of entrepreneurial attempts to solve these problems. The course focuses on several categories of social and economic problems faced by the countries of South Asia, with specific focus on the realms of Education, Health, Financial Inclusion, and Urbanization.