Beginning October 30, SAI’s Director, Tarun Khanna, HBS, SAI Director, with Sue Goldie, HSPH, will offer the first of a series of HarvardX courses on South Asia. This 12 week course is free and open to the public.
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“Hope is an element in which people take action, and energize themselves out of poverty,” said Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder and Chairperson of BRAC, at the South Asia Institute Annual Harish C. Mahindra lecture on April 24, 2014. BRAC is the world’s largest NGO dedicated to development and fighting poverty, and Abed’s lecture provided the 150 attendees with an enlightening account of the extraordinary accomplishments of the global organization.
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.
SAI has released its inaugural publication about health challenges and innovations in South Asia. Click here to view the digital book.
The spirit of collaboration and community that made this year’s Kumbh Mela festival so successful was on vivid display at the workshop on August 29 and 30 at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.