Reblogged From Manasa Bhandarkar
The BBC article “Leaving the West” really hit home for me; I recently spent several weeks working in Bangalore – the untapped opportunity and cultural richness of this city blew me away. I worked with a team of young professionals, on a health technology and education project at St John’s Medical College. The people of the young generation in India are hardworking, and optimistically enthusiastic.
I used to live in Bangalore; from seventh grade to tenth grade. What struck me during the few years of my schooling spent there was the utter simplicity of life. When I went back this year, I saw that again. People manage to embrace technology and economic opportunity, but remain so simple in their approach to life. They prioritize their happiness. And their work. The two are not mutually exclusive there. ..Read the Complete Article at her Blog (Open Access) : Leaving the West – reflections on India, and American health care.
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