Ms. Rohini Thakkar

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Ms. Rohini Thakkar

GLOBAL ASIA INITIATIVE staff specialist

Rohini Thakkar joined the Duke University Center for International and Global Studies as Staff Specialist in September 2017. She is responsible for coordinating programs and activities for the Global Asia Initiative (GAI) and the newly created Duke India Initiative (DII).

Rohini holds an M.A. in English from Pune University (India).  Rohini has also studied Japanese both at Pune University and Nagoya University (Japan).  She worked for Hewlett Packard and Oracle in Bangalore (India) before her Masters in International Studies from NCSU. She has worked at the Study Abroad Office at NCSU as well as for  the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) at Duke University.