A friendship formed while studying business at the University of Pennsylvania led two students from India to co-found a start up business. The pair, now seniors, say they’ve learned a lot about themselves in the process.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the FLAS program offers undergraduate and graduate-level academic year and summer fellowships to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full time and who want to study a modern African, Middle Eastern or South Asian language as part of their academic life.
Devesh Kapur of the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about the challenges India will face in 2015.
A year ago, what started as a “crazy idea” among five University of Pennsylvania students in the off-campus apartment of senior Josh Tycko has turned into a budding social entrepreneurial business that is changing lives – theirs and those of thousands of children in India.
For University of Pennsylvania senior Cait Breslin, studying abroad in Buenos Aires and in Kolkata has been an important part of her college experience. And she says it is good preparation toward her long-term goal of becoming a physician.
Eswaran Sridharan of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “When a minority community withdraws from the broad secula
While studying abroad in India, University of Pennsylvania senior Kimberly Kolor found even the smallest excursion became a learning experience.