DSR Interactive: The Covid Crisis in India

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Join us for our next live, virtual interactive event on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Noon ET. We will be discussing the Covid crisis in India with Edward Luce of the Financial Times, Dr. Kavita Patel, practicing physician and former Obama health Advisor and Rana Ayyub, a journalist for the Washington Post who is based in Mumbai, India. They will be taking questions from the audience.

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Join us for our next live, virtual interactive event on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Noon ET. We will be discussing the Covid crisis in India with Edward Luce of the Financial Times, Dr. Kavita Patel, practicing physician and former Obama health Advisor and Rana Ayyub, a journalist for the Washington Post who is based in Mumbai, India. They will be taking questions from the audience.

Dr. Patel is a primary care physician in Washington, DC. She also served in the Obama Administration as director of policy for the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement in the White House. As a senior aide to Valerie Jarrett, President Obama’s senior advisor, Dr. Patel played a critical role in policy development and evaluation of policy initiatives connected to health reform, financial regulatory reform, and economic recovery issues.

Rana Ayyub is an Indian journalist and author of “Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up.” She was previously an editor with Tehelka, an investigative magazine in India. She has reported on religious violence, extrajudicial killings by the state and insurgency.

Edward Luce is the US national editor and columnist at the Financial Times. Before that he was the FT’s Washington Bureau chief. Other roles have included South Asia bureau chief, Capital Markets editor, and Philippines Correspondent. Luce was previously the speechwriter for the US Treasury Secretary, Lawrence H. Summers, in the Clinton administration.

 

Event Details

Date: May 11, 2021

Start time: 12:00 p.m. EDT

End time: 01:00 p.m. EDT

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