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Alum Q+A: Saving the environment and improving women’s lives, one pad at a time

This is part of a series of profiles of Harvard alumni who are young entrepreneurs in South Asia. Menstrual hygiene is an obstacle for women in many developing countries, including India. Even as the use of sanitary pads becomes more widespread, new environmental problems have emerged for proper disposal. Saathi, founded by several MIT/Harvard graduates who met while studying mechanical engineering, is…

Student voices: Reslilience in Nepal

This is part of a recurring series in which we share reports from Harvard students who have traveled to South Asia with support from a SAI grant. By Yoko Okura, MPP, Harvard Kennedy School, 2017 In April 2015, Nepal made headlines worldwide when a devastating earthquake struck the country, taking 9000 lives and affecting 8 million. Children, especially vulnerable to disasters, accounted for…

SAI welcomes new Steering Committee member

SAI is pleased to welcome JP Onnela, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, to our Steering Committee this year. Onnela's work focuses on social and biological networks and their connection to human health.

SAI seeks Research Assistant, Animal Law

The Research Assistant will research laws, policies, media reports, and empirical data related to farming and other agricultural practices in South Asia and, depending on interest and expertise, potentially also the Middle East and Asia. He/she will work in collaboration with the SAI team and the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program and the Islamic Legal Studies Program.