Exploring generations of influence between South Asia and MIT

Oral history project allows MIT students to dig deep into the longstanding connection between the Institute and South Asia.

Pictured here is Almitra Patel '58, MS '59, the first woman in engineering from India to graduate from MIT, and a Tech article in which she is featured.

When thinking about how to celebrate the approaching 60th anniversary of Sangam, the Association of Indian Students at MIT, Ranu Boppana ’87, president of the MIT South Asian Alumni Association (MITSAAA) began to reflect upon ways in which to explore the rich history of South Asians at MIT.  Read more at MIT News.


SAA Oral History Project: An Overview