2014 David Hopper Lecture Series

Empathetic Innovations for Inclusive Development: Can we Learn from Grassroots Innovators?

A lecture by Dr. Anil K. Gupta


October 30, 2014

Light refreshments served at 7:00 PM

Lecture to begin at 7:30 PM


Convocation Hall, University of Winnipeg

About the speaker

Dr. Anil Gupta is a senior professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, the top management and policy research institute in Asia and the Pacific region.

He is the founder of SRISTI, an internationally known NGO working for farmers' innovation and creativity. Gupta's development work led to the creation of the National Innovation Foundation, which he currently leads as Executive Vice President. He serves on numerous high-ranking advisory committees and policy groups in India and abroad on development, environment, science and education, ethics, and governance.

Dr. Gupta is an engaging public speaker and his work as an academic and activist is recognized by the Padma-shree Award, the highest civil honour conferred by the President of India (similar to Order of Canada).

About the Hopper Lecture Series

Sponsored by the International Development Research Centre, in honour of its first president, David Hopper. The 2014 Hopper Lecture is coordinated by the University of Guelph and Menno Simons College.

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