Global Connections: TEM Lab Client Visits Thunderbird

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor Thunderbird’s Emerging Market Laboratory (TEM Lab) is not only about providing high quality consulting for emerging market clients during the course of a five week project. It is also about building lasting relationships between Thunderbird and emerging market partners. From January 28th – 30th, Thunderbird hosted a special guest from Kathmandu, […]

Harvest Festivals in the East

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer Makar Sankranti, also known as the kite-flying festival is celebrated on January 15th of every year and is one of the most popular winter harvest festivals celebrated across India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Many Indians believe that the Sun ends its southward journey at the Tropic of Capricorn (known as […]

Fall TEM Lab Destination: Nepal

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor The Place Kathmandu, Nepal: A vibrant, hectic city with a history over 2,000 years old and a population density of more than 20,000 inhabitants per sq. km. (over 52,000 per sq. mi.). Kathmandu possesses a rich cultural heritage, with many sites sacred to both Hindu and Buddhist religious traditions. It is […]

When the Earthquake Struck… and What Happens Next

by Emma Livingston, Staff Writer On April 25, 2015, Della Hoffman and Eric Jean of Denver, Colorado set off on their first day of trekking through Langtang Valley in Nepal, home of some of the world’s most beautiful mountain scenery. Della and Eric were in the last month of their year long round the world […]