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Date and Location

May 22, 2020
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM



​COVID-19 has shut down traditional education programs throughout South Asia, from primary education to higher education. This panel will discuss the unique challenges the region is facing in the education sector, such as access to technology and the potential long-term effects of distance learning. 


Asim I. Khwaja 

Director of the Center for International Development (CID); Sumitomo-Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development Professor of International Finance and Development

Fernando Reimers 

CID Faculty Affiliate; Director, International Education Policy Program; Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education, Harvard Graduate School


Additional Organizers

​The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University