Somini Sengupta: The New India
Somini Sengupta, Foreign Correspondent, The New York Times; Author, The End of Karma: Hope and Fury Among India’s Young; Twitter:@SominiSengupta
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.
Location: Recital Hall, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
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Notes: In association with the American India Foundation and the NorCal Peace Corps Association