Ashoka University students partner with Harvard US India Initiative
Harvard US-India Initiative (HUII) is an organisation run by students of Harvard University. It aims to bridge the gap between pedagogies learnt in the US and India through campaigns and conferences. In its third year annual conference, Ashoka University has stepped in as a partner for the event and will be holding two panel discussions.
Date : 7th & 8th of January, 2017
Venue: Oberoi Trident Hotel, Mumbai
Agenda of the conference: Holding dialogue between Indian scholars, professionals, and political leaders to identify solutions in multiple paradigms in India’s development.
The power packed event will host some of the finest speakers in the country, such as- Chanda Kochhar (managing director and chief executive officer of ICICI Bank), Shikha Sharma (managing director & CEO of Axis Bank), Arundhati Bhattarcharya (Indian banker and currently the Chair-Managing director of the State Bank of India), Sunil Mittal (Indian entrepreneur, philanthropist and the founder & chairman of Bharti Enterprises), Amitabh Bachchan (Indian Film Actor) , Rajiv Lall (managing director and vice chairman of Infrastructure Development Finance Company).
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