Rajiv Joseph’s Pultizer finalist play Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo premiered on
Broadway, with actor Robin Williams playing the titular character.
; America’s first Chief Information
Officer Vivek Kundra, South Carolina
Governor Nikki Haley, Professor Gita
Gopinath (the first Indian woman to be
appointed associate professor at
Harvard’s department of economics),
Source Trace Chief Technology Officer
Sandeep Chatterjee and Ocimum
Biosolutions founder Anuradha
Acharya make it to the World
Economic Forum’s Young Global
; Dr Dilip V Jeste becomes president-elect of the American
Psychiatric Association, the world's
largest psychiatrists’ association
and the country’s oldest medical
; Sanjay Sharma is appointed Dean,
School of Business Administration,
University of Vermont.
; Satish K Tripathi is appointed
President, University at Buffalo.