Founder of Super 30, Mathematician Anand Kumar has been invited for a virtual session with the University of California, Berkeley Students.
Anand Kumar, born 1 January 1973 is an Indian Mathematics educator best known for his Super 30 programme, which he started in Patna, Bihar in 2002, coaches underprivileged students for the entrance examination for the Indian Institute of technology, top engineering colleges in India.
Amidst tension of Covid19 students are facing problems like depression and anxiety, loneliness due to lockdown and experiencing fatal health problems due to the same, being uncertain about how long its going to last. Hence, the invitee is expected to cheer and boost the morale of the students.
Shubham Parekh, Executive Vice President of Berkeley India Speaker Series invited Anand Kumar for the virtual session on 16 May according to a statement issued on Monday.
UC Berkeley engages speakers from India in the political, social activism and cultural spheres and eminent names from varied fields have spoken there.
“As someone who has grown up in India and witnessed the dire situation of the public education system, I have realized the importance of your contribution to the upliftment of the marginalized.
sections of society through education. Your work in the education sector has been awarded, praised across the globe and we would like the students of UC Berkeley to gain your invaluable advice. “Said the invite to Kumar.
” In the difficult times as we are in today, there is a need to hold on to our nerves and be positive. I will tell the students the success stories of my own students who never gave up despite seemingly insurmountable odds to make a mark for themselves. Challenges always come with opportunities. All that is required is to recognize them,” Kumar added.
With the objective of uplifting students’ young minds in hard times, the globally acknowledged prodigy Anand Kumar is expected to address Berkeley students on 16 May.