The United States has a long history of "importing" talented workers from around the globe while simultaneously providing world-leading training for the next generation of scientists, engineers, managers and medical professionals. Students and workers from India have been particularly visible in the recent U.S. technology boom. But recent trends in U.S. immigration policy, competitive forces from other countries and new outsourcing opportunities present challenges. The incoming Biden Administration will have its hands full. Join Ambassador Nirupama Rao and Professor William Kerr to hear more about how we got here and what we can expect in the near future.
• Ambassador Nirupama Rao, Indian Ambassador to the United States (2011-2013)
• William Kerr, Professor, Harvard Business School
• Gaurav Khanna, Assistant Professor, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (Moderator)
Technological transformations open new opportunities and disrupt old patterns. The Center on Global Transformation (CGT) provides a new framework for vanguard exploration of topics critical to analyzing and shaping the forces of economic change in a deeply interconnected, thoroughly dynamic world. CGT and its Pacific Leadership Fellows program focus on academic inquiry and policy analysis of international issues. Learn more at cgt.ucsd.edu