It’s now been 2 weeks since I’ve left Delhi, and I’ve pushed this blog post off for far too long because, honestly, I don’t know how to summarize my 9 weeks in India properly. My trip was a lot of different things. It was inspiring. I worked for a company full of hard-working, passionate people, […]

If there’s one thing I’ve learned through my internship at  Leap Skills this summer, it’s that the Indian job market–like most things in India–is really, really complicated. Some of its (many) challenges for the coming years, in no particular order, include: Massive Informal Sector  In India, asking someone if they have kaam (work) or a […]

Growing up, I learned to say “thank you,” and to say it a lot. I say it when a stranger holds the door for me, when a classmate says “bless you,” when a friend asks me how I’m doing, and when I buy something at a store. The words “thank you” roll off the tip […]

Namaste y’all! My name is Ria, and I am a rising sophomore in Wharton from Louisville, Kentucky. As of right now, I am planning on concentrating in Statistics and Finance and minoring in Political Science. This summer, I’ll be working at LEAP Skills in Delhi. While my specific project at LEAP hasn’t been decided yet, […]