Understanding India: Culture and Identity Living & Traveling in India

Mandatory Pre-Departure retreat for students who are travelling to India this summer through MIT INDIA. 

1.Understanding India: Culture and Identity

Guest Speaker: Dr. Zareen Karani Araoz, President of Managing Across Cultures, leading cross-cultural consultant, trainer, coach and management educator. She was part of Obama's business team to India and coaches top MNCs working with India.

  • Daily Life in India and Cultural Components
  • Navigating Indian Business Culture and Environment
  • Navigating Indian Academia
  • Professional Expectations


2.Living & Traveling in India

We will cover transportation, communication, money, documents, packing ideas, what to wear, alumni contacts

Open to the entire MIT Community

Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be served.