Hyderabad institute launches social entrepreneurship program with Columbia University

Friday, January 3, 2014

MUMBAI: The Institute of Management Technology, Hyderabad, announced the one-of-a-kind joint ’Social Entrepreneurship’ program with Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). The Social Entrepreneurship Program was inaugurated on January 1 and will commence from January 2 and go on until January 18, 2014.

The Programme was inaugurated at IMT Hyderabad by welcoming the students and faculty of SIPA for a Social Enterprise Practicum in India 2014. IMT Hyderabad is hosting this illustrious venture for the second consecutive year. The inaugural ceremony started with a session by G Vani Mohan, Commissioner & Director of School Education, Government of India. With insights on women empowerment, gender equality, social issues she struck a chord with students who were passionate about social issues.

She mentioned about her powerful Social Action Committees which promoted the growth of gender equality thus forming woman warriors. A short film on the developmental activities like Indira KranthiPatham by the Government of India made the students curious about such causes.

Source: Times of India (link opens in a new window)