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Interview with Silicon Valley marketing pioneer Satjiv Chahil

January 17, 2019 |
Silicon Valley consultant Satjiv Chahil started out with a B.Com degree from Punjab University, Chandigarh, in 1971. He got an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, now part of Arizona State University. In his career of over 30 years, he has worked with companies such as Apple, HP, IBM, Palm, and Xerox, driving initiatives at the cutting edge of entertainment technology. On November 24, 2016, he chatted with BrainGain Magazine about his studies and work, and shared some advice for young people interested in studying abroad.

Q&A on 21st Century Skills – Ashok Trivedi

January 17, 2019 |
Founder and Chairman of iGate, Mr. Ashok Trivedi, spoke with BrainGain Magazine at One Globe Conference. As the founder of an organization spread across nations, Mr. Trivedi had valuable insight on what the global employers are looking for. He also spoke about the importance of human networks, and shared his thoughts on India's booming study abroad trend.

Political science research on the economics of jihad

January 17, 2019 |
Dr. Aisha Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough, the Director of the Islam and Global Affairs Initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs, and a Senior Fellow at Massey College. In her book “Jihad & Co.: Black Markets and Islamist Power”, published last month by Oxford University Press, she argues that jihadists rise to power by exploiting local economies. But how does one interview smugglers, merchants, and extremists for one’s research in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Mali, and Lebanon? Dr. Ahmad discusses how she did her field work, and shares some advice for students who are interested in doing political science research. She has worked on projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council and the Connaught New Researcher Award.

MiM vs MBA: 10 Things You Need to Know

The MBA is not the only way to the business career of your dreams. You can also choose to pursue an MiM. Want to know more? Read below.

College Board launches the India Global Higher Education Alliance

The College Board has announced a host of new initiatives from a new Alliance between Indian and international universities to scholarships.

MAWISTA scholarships for international students with children

MAWISTA awards annual scholarships to support international students with children. To find out more, read below.

Gaokao - the toughest exam in the world

January 17, 2019 |
Find out more about the dreaded exam that millions of Chinese youngsters have to sit for every year.

Canada tops Sea Turtle Index for Higher Education Cities

Montreal scores top place in the Economist Intelligence Unit and Bank of Communications Sea Turtle Index for ranking top cities for higher education for 2013.

Dr. Jeffrey Legro on UVA's global approach to education

January 17, 2019 |
Dr. Jeffrey W. Legro is Taylor Professor of Politics and Vice Provost for Global Affairs at the University of Virginia. In an exclusive interview with BrainGain Magazine on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, he discussed how the University of Virginia fosters diversity and broadens the horizons of its students. He said UVA students have the opportunity to study in other parts of the world though a range of Study Abroad programs. They also get to learn about the world in Charlottesville itself, because of the diversity of student, staff and faculty, the large number of student associations, and language and area studies programs at the university.

What it takes to study nanotechnology

January 17, 2019 |
Professor Ted Sargent is Vice President – International, at the University of Toronto, Canada, and a professor in the university's Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. In an exclusive interview with BrainGain Magazine on Monday, March 27, 2017, he spoke about how he became interested in nanotechnology, how nano devices are created, and why engineering students should think like both engineers and entrepreneurs. Prof. Sargent also spoke about the role that students play in cutting-edge research, the value of a PhD in today's job market, and the academic, geographic and financial benefits of studying at the University of Toronto.

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