KMC Manipal alumnus, Sukriti, selected to attend Harvard Conference

Bangalore, February 16: An alumnus of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal now PG resident, Sukriti Arora is among the few applicants from India selected to attend the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) Harvard Conference from February 16 to19, 2018 on campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

HPAIR is aninternationally-recognized student-run organization at Harvard College,offering a forum of exchange to facilitate discussion of the most importanteconomic, political, and social issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. 

Pastspeakers at the conferences include former President of the Republic of Korea andNobel Peace Prize Laureate Kim Dae-Jung, Governor General of Australia PeterHollingworth, Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, President ofSingapore S.R. Nathan, former United States Ambassador to Japan John ThomasSchieffer and former President of Goldman Sachs Philip Murphy. 

“SukritiArora's attendance at HPAIR's conference will greatly benefit our internationaldialogue on issues relevant to Asian and international relations. It will be anopportunity for Sukriti Arora to develop crucial professional skills and willexpand Sukriti Arora's understanding of key developments in internationalaffairs,” said Ashiley Lee and Scott Xiao, Co-Executive Directors, HarvardProject for Asian and International Relations.   “The 300 delegatesfrom all over the world t HPAIR's Harvard Conference are students of thehighest caliber,” they added in a letter to Sukriti.  

Beforeleaving, Sukriti said she was overwhelmed to be part of HPAIR 2018. “It is aunique opportunity to learn along with the best in the world. As an alumnus,and now a PG resident, I thank KMC Manipal for everything,” she said.


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