CAMBRIDGE, MA—Approximately 850 students, faculty members, researchers and people interested in India attended Harvard University’s India Conference, which was held at the university campus in Cambridge, MA on Feb. 16-17, 2019.
The theme of this year’s India Conference, which is hosted and organized by Harvard graduate students annually, was “India at Inflection Point.” The India Conference is one of the largest student-run conferences focusing on India in the United States.
Organizers of the conference said there were a total of about 140 speakers who participated in 34 session during the two-day conference. The conference brings together business leaders, entertainment professionals, government officials, philanthropists, and many other leaders to engage in a conversation about India’s path to global leadership.
Major crowed pullers this year were: Film director SS Rajamouli; Sadhguru, a yogi, mystic and visionary; Asaduddin Owaisi, President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen; Tanushree Dutta, Bollywood actress and pioneer of MeToo Movement in India; and Sachin Pilot, who became youngest member of Indian Parliament at age 26.
Related video interviews:
For a complete list of speakers, please click here.