WASHINGTON: In an attempt to facilitate India build up its community colleges, a senior US official is visiting the country to promote an educational partnership between the two nations.
Tara Sonenshine, US Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, in her visit will be emphasizing on the breadth and depth of the India-US people-to-people relationship, essentially the strong educational partnership, the State Department stated.
Sonenshine will be leading the US delegation to the conference ‘Mainstreaming Skills in Education’ on February 6-7, in New Delhi. She will be delivering remarks on US support for India’s working of community colleges and the augmentation of skills development education.
The conference will include representatives from 12 community colleges, the State Department said in its statement.
Sonenshine will also be meeting Indian officials to deliberate on US-India education collaboration.