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July 26, 2019
The Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program is back! If you're a first-in-family university student from Africa, Central Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and now Latin America, you can apply for the opportunity to learn from mentors and Harvard professors on a fully-funded trip to Dubai.
2019 has already been dangerously hot — and in South Asia, countries like India are being forced to reevaluate their approach to the increasingly extreme heat. In the Indian Express , former Mittal Institute Research Affiliate Sujata Saunik discusses recent heat waves in India and the new Heat Action Plans.
In a recent article in Entrepreneur India , Professor Tarun Khanna writes about the conceptual model of an Entrepreneurial Pyramid, showing how prioritization of competition and grassroots innovation can propel entrepreneurship forward in India.
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Deadline: Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST
Are you a current or recent first-generation college student from South Asia, Central Asia, the Middle East, Africa, or Latin America? If so, you may be eligible to apply for a unique, fully-funded trip to Dubai to learn from Harvard professors in an intensive, multidisciplinary educational program!
Applications are now being accepted for a teaching fellow to assist with the Fall 2019 course, Contemporary Developing Countries: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social and Economic Problems . In this course, students will consider the economic and social problems of the developing world through the lenses of the artist, scientist, and planner. To learn more, click the headline above.