Purdue's Office of Corporate and Global Partnerships will host the consul general of India in Chicago, Neeta Bhushan, for a talk on "India Now: Emerging Economic Power" at 10 a.m. Friday (April 21) at Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 3102AB. An informal reception with the consul general will follow.
Bhushan joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1994. As a career diplomat, her overseas assignments have included political and information work in Tokyo; head of the Press, Culture and Information Wing in Dhaka, Bangladesh; and head of the Economic and Commercial Wing in the Indian Embassy in Berlin. She also worked as director in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, and as joint secretary (parliament and coordination) in the Ministry of External Affairs.
The talk is open to Purdue faculty, staff and students. Space is limited. Those who would like to attend should RSVP to email@example.com by noon Thursday (April 20).