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We can create our own Harvard: Indu Shahani

DNMUM370531 | 8/2/2016 | Author : Sohini Das Gupta | WC :811

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Dr Indu Sahani, who  HAS takEN up some brave new roles after 25 years at HR college, tells sohini das gupta  it’s time our approach to education changed

You’ll be taking on three major roles as an educator. What’s the story behind the shift?
About three years ago, Radha Kapoor, the young Founder and Executive Director of Indian School of Design & Innovation (ISDI), told me she wanted to start a design school in India. I readily agreed. It was delightful to see Radha and my son Siddharth come out as successful co-founders of this uniquely modelled institute, where I serve as the President and Chairperson. Our idea was to not import yet another foreign education model, but to expand our own tremendous capa
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