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Update from the Harvard Alumni Group in Nepal: How can education in Nepal be improved?


The Harvard Alumni Group of Nepal hosted its 17th monthly meeting on January 10, 2016 in Kathmandu. Professor Jayaraj Acharya, PhD, member of the Alumni Group, gave a talk on “Education in Nepal: What Went Wrong.”  Dr. Acharya   is a professor of English in Nepal and holds Master degrees in Sanskrit and English literature, both with Gold Medal. He was…

Update from the Harvard Alumni Group in Nepal


The Harvard Alumni Group of Nepal held its monthly meeting on August 10, 2015 in Kathmandu. Dr. Roop Jyoti, member of the group, gave a talk on “Vipassana Meditation.” Dr. Roop Jyoti is the Vice-Chairman of Jyoti Group of Business in Nepal, and holds a B.Tech.(Hons.) from I.I.T. Bombay, as well as a MBA ‘76, MPA ‘85, and PHD ‘99 from Harvard University.…

Fri, February 10, 2017 from 05:30pm - 07:00pm

Debrief Nepal: Reflections on a Rapid Scenario Planning Exercise on Earthquake Preparedness


Special Event Jerold Kayden, Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design Sarita Maskey, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Nepal Government Shriju Pradhan, Deputy Director, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Government of Nepal David Sanderson, Judith Nielsen Chair, University of New South Wales Anshu Sharma, Co-founder and Chief Mentor, SEEDS Although scientists can say with near…

SAI in Nepal


On July 29, Meena Hewett, Executive Director of SAI, visited the monthly meeting of the Harvard Alumni Group in Nepal to learn more how SAI can engage more with the country. She began by sharing the mission of SAI, saying that SAI has been working with Harvard students and faculty to increase awareness on Nepal-related issues at Harvard and strengthen…