Past Event

Somini Sengupta: The New India

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Mon, Mar 21 2016 - 7:00pm

Somini Sengupta, Foreign Correspondent, The New York Times; Author, The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young; Twitter:
Alison van Diggelen, Host "Fresh Dialogues," BBC Contributor—Moderator

Sengupta explores the people of India and how the country is dealing with issues relating to economic opportunity, gender equality and civil liberties.

Sengupta emigrated from Calcutta as a child and grew up in California. Thirty years later, she returned to India as the first Indian-American bureau chief for The New York Times.