November 08, 2012
Shalini spent the past summer as the first Education Management Intern at The Samhita Academy in Bangalore, India. The Samhita Academy endeavors to transform the youth education experience by means of creativity, discovery and a nurturing classroom environment. During her stay Shalini implemented a leadership program to instill confidence, self-efficacy and a sense of compassionate citizenship among youth through a service learning component and an original leadership curriculum.
Currently Shalini is in her final year at Harvard College, researching her senior thesis in the History of Medicine, delving into the longstanding tradition of holistic medicine in India and its national impact on a society that is progressively tending toward modernization and Western ideals.