I know now that nobody knows what India is, because they all imagine it differently.
As my supervisor Narender views the issues, empowering women will help “unveil the veil” that while before was considered an aspect of femininity, might now be a symbol of oppression.
8:01 AM: Arrive one minute late for breakfast, which earns me an eye roll from Michelle.
…whatever is true about India, its opposite is true as well. It’s hard to make generalized observations because India is such a diverse place, and I’m sure the interns at other CASI sites will have a completely different experience from us in Himachal Pradesh.
My name is Ravi Jain, and I’m originally from Syosset, NY. I’m studying Economics and South Asia Studies, and I’m very excited to be working at the CORD this summer in Himachal Pradesh along with Kurt and Michelle. I wanted to share some of the thoughts I had before the internship begins. Working at CORD […]