Press Release YIM-C 2016

150 Sci-ROI members attend YIM2016, Chicago A three-day Young Investigators Meeting – Chicago (YIM-C) was held at the Consulate of India, Chicago and the prestigious University of Chicago with about 150 young Indian scientists gathering in the windy city to discuss ways for getting the best of minds back to their country, India. The first

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Press Release YIM-C 2017

Press Release YIM-C 2017   Science and Research Opportunities in India (Sci-ROI;  a volunteer not-for-profit organization composed of research scientists, postdoctoral scholars, students, engineers and entrepreneurs, successfully held their second Young Investigators Meeting in Chicago (YIM-C 2017). Sci-ROI encapsulates the notion of Science-Return on Investment, and YIM-C 2017 brought together nearly 300 young Indian

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Press Release YIM-C 2018

This year’s Young Investigators Meeting, YIM-C 2018, was held at the University of Chicago from September 7-9, making this the fourth year that the Science and Research Opportunities in India non-profit (Sci-ROI) has hosted the STEM based forum. Comprised of graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, entrepreneurs, and science policy makers, the YIM-C meetings are unique in their

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Spending Some Time with the UCSD Alumni

WINStep CEO and and Executive Director Naveeda Qadir were fortunate to be able to spend some quality time with the University of San Diego Khorana Bose Alumni Chapter this past summer. Dr. Ansari squeezed in time to attend Khorana Alum Annie Rathore’s PhD defense. Annie was a 2013 Khorana Scholar and returned to Scripps for

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YIMC 2018 Event: New Addition

WINStep Forward and SciROI, in partnership with The University of Chicago, will be hosting the Young Investigators Meeting 2018 at The University of Chicago, September 7-9. This year’s event will include a Young Entrepreneur’s Summit, which will discuss the current entrepreneurial climate and opportunities in India, and will feature notable speakers such as Rattan Khosa,

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US Bose Presentation to WiscAMP

Starting in 2017, WINStep Forward has presented our US Bose Program once a summer to students who are apart of WisconsinAlliance for Minority Participation (WiscAMP). WiscAMP’s goal is to address retention and persistence of underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines by expanding and improving on successful models already in place and fostering and sustaining an alliance among

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Launching the Alumni Boston Chapter!!

Professor Aseem Ansari met with Khorana Bose alumni this past weekend for a lunch in the Boston area to officially begin the Boston Alumni Chapter for the Khorana Bose Program. The names of the scholars that are excited to become apart of the Alumni Chapter are Jishnu Das, Kalki Kukreja, Chetan Srinath, Deepshikha Dogra, Eeshit

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Chicago Event in October!

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Symposium in New Delhi Unites Khorana, S.N. Bose, and Viterbi Body

Symposium in New Delhi Unites Khorana, S.N. Bose, and Viterbi Body The Khorana Program, the S.N. Bose Program, and the Viterbi program are summer exchange internships between the United States and India. All three programs run for 8-12 weeks from the end of May to the end of July, and participating students return to  India

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Khorana and Bose Program orientation and the launch of the Sci-ROI at the Indian Consulate in Chicago

WINStep Forward and the Consulate General of India, Chicago, co-hosted the 2015 Khorana and Bose Scholars Orientation and the very first Science and Technology, Research Opportunities in India (Sci-ROI) event at the Indian Consulate on Friday May 22, 2015. The Consul General, Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, welcomed the scholars to the US (for many the very

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