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Interview with Indiaspora

I did a radio interview with Indiaspora few weeks ago. Here’s a short note about it from their show episode page: Learn about his formative years in India. Dr Khanna talks about what brought him to the US. How mentors played an important part in his life and how he

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Interview in Mint

Mint interviewed me on a range of issues during Jaipur Literature Festival. Here’s a short part of it: It’s too soon to declare that there’s nothing to be seen as yet: Tarun Khanna  Q – You’ve been voicing concerns about India’s economic progress prior to the new government’s formation. Have

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At Kaula Bandar, Mumbai

My 12 year old son Rishi and I spent a morning at Kaula Bandar, a Mumbai slum earlier this week that, by some measures, appears less-liveable than the more ‘well known’ Dharavi. A few pictures (see slideshow below) here are worth many more words, though I’ll have to briefly explain

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Aspiring Minds on K@W

Knowledge@Wharton published an article titled “Assessing Employability Is Disrupting India’s Higher Education Model“. The article is their take on our work at Aspiring Minds. It starts: More than 20% of Indian youth between the ages of 15 and 24 years are “seeking or available for work,” according to 2011 census

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With Nandan Nilekani at SAI

Nandan Nilekani delivered the Harish C Mahindra lecture at Harvard earlier this week. Ton of fun, great attendance from Cambridge community, trying to understand the promise of the digital ecosystem of which the biometric ID, Aadhaar, is a key piece. Here’s a report on the event: “Being able to confirm,

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HX for Allston lecture video

I recently delivered a public lecture on on the topic Think like an Entrepreneur: Taking a multi-disciplinary approach to exploring entrepreneurial opportunities. The lecture was largely based on what I think people should learn in my upcoming edX course Entrepreneurship and Healthcare in Emerging Economies, launching on October 30. Harvard Gazette had done  a news piece on

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Harvard Gazette on HX For Allston Lecture

I recently delivered a public lecture on on the topic Think like an Entrepreneur: Taking a multi-disciplinary approach to exploring entrepreneurial opportunities. The lecture was largely based on what I think people should learn in my upcoming edX course Entrepreneurship and Healthcare in Emerging Economies, launching on October 30. Harvard Gazette did

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Nanobiosym global summit

I’ll be there at the Nanobiosym Global Summit to participate in a plenary round table. Here’s the press release of the event. It reads: Nanobiosym, a leading nanotechnology firm, announced today the agenda for the annual Nanobiosym Global Initiative Summit, which will be held on the Harvard Campus on Saturday