Edava native invited to attend Harvard College’s Asian and International Relations Conference – UKMALAYALEE

Edava native invited to attend Harvard College’s Asian and International Relations Conference

Saturday 19 February 2022 6:58 PM UTC

By A Staff Reporter

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Feb 18: Rahma Thottam Suhaimy Kutty, a native of Edava from Varkala in Thirvananthapuram district, was accepted from a highly selective pool of international applicants to attend the Harvard College Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) Harvard College Conference from February 18 to February 21, 2022, at the prestigious Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) is a student-run organisation of the Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences. HPAIR organises Harvard University’s annual student conferences in the Asia-Pacific region.  Being accepted to the 2022 HPAIR Harvard College Conference represents an extraordinary accomplishment deserving of support and recognition.

Rahma is daughter of Seema of Thekkevila and Suhaimy Kutty, (Director of Campus India) Thottam, Vettkkada in Edava.

HPAIR is an internationally recognized student organization at Harvard College, offering a forum of exchange to facilitate discussion of the most important economic, political, and social issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region.

Past speakers at HPAIR conferences include former President of the Republic of Korea and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kim Dae-Jung, Governor General of Australia Peter Hollingworth, Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, President of Singapore S.R. Nathan, former United States Ambassador to Japan John Thomas Schieffer, and former President of Goldman Sachs Philip Murphy.

Over the years, HPAIR’s international conferences have emerged as Harvard College’s largest student-run annual events in the Asia-Pacific region, welcoming a wide variety of distinguished speakers and future leaders. HPAIR believes that finding common ground in Asian-Pacific economic, political, and social issues is a dynamic and innovative process.

Since 1991, HPAIR have continuously gathered a growing pool of international students from top universities, renowned academics, business professionals, and political leaders to engage rigorous educational events. During the programme, over 450+ delegates from more than 50 countries will engage and network with leading personalities across business, academia and have the opportunity to foster long-term relations with like-minded students from around the world.