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May 01, 2008

The University as an Agent of Social Change - Disscussion with Dr. Abdul Kalam

On April 19th 2008, Dr. Abdul Kalam, past president of India, challenged an audience of 50 friends of the Shastri Institute to design a university that educates youth to be job creators instead of merely job fillers.

His comments were the capstone of an exciting discussion that began with presentations from Mukesh Gupta, Director of Strategic Relations, Tata Consultancy, Dr. Sheila Embleton, Vice-President Academic, York University and Dr. K. D. Srivastava, Vice-President Emeritus, University of British Columbia.

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