The Story Behind IIT’s First International Campus in Zanzibar: A First-Hand Account featuring its Director-in-charge, Prof. Preeti Aghalayam

August 24, 2023 5:00 pm

Explore the journey of IIT's first international campus in Zanzibar, Tanzania, led by the dynamic Prof. Preeti Aghalayam. Making history as the first woman to lead an IIT campus, Prof. Preeti is set to share her unique experiences, challenges, and triumphs as she takes the helm of this historic initiative. We will delve into the journey, the unique aspects of this overseas campus, and its future prospects under her groundbreaking leadership. This session promises to be a deep dive into what it takes to pioneer new frontiers in education.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Understanding the strategic decisions behind establishing IIT Madras’ Zanzibar Campus and its course offerings.
  2. Exploring the future prospects of IIT Madras’ Zanzibar Campus and its potential impact on global education.
  3. Learning from Prof. Preeti's experience and insights on leading an international educational institution.