International Engineering News, May 2012

On the eve of the 2nd Indo-Pak Economic Conference being held in Lahore, Pakistan, The News International profiled “the five top Indian businessmen.” Adi Godrej, (MA B ’63) chairman of the Godrej Group, was included in the list of the top five Indian businessmen.” Read the full article

Godrej is known as an industrialist and philanthropist. He previously served as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of the MIT Sloan School of Management and the Wharton Asian Executive Board. Currently, he serves as a member of the Governing Board of the Indian School of Business.” Click here for a complete bio of Adi Godrej

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The Vancouver Sun recently posted an article related to a continued “gender gap in science and engineering fields” in Canada. According to the article, only 37 percent of students enrolled in science and engineering programs are women. The gap is attributed to “stereotypes that prevent more women from choosing STEM fields as careers.”

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The Deputy Prime Minister of Russia announced plans for a new aerospace university “to produce a new generation of professionals for the aviation and space industries.” Minister Dmitry Rogozin said, “we have plans connected with the creation of a modern aerospace university, where we will produce a broad range of specialists for aviation, and also the rocket and space industries.” Read more here

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