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Over 100 students participate in Kolkata's US Consulate-hosted Poem Project

One hundred and twenty high school students of Kolkata participated in the US-India Poem Project hosted by the US Consulate on Thursday.

'U.S.-India Arts to Fight Climate Change' event marks closing session at American Pavilion of Kolkata International Book Fair 2024

The closing session of the U.S. pavilion at the International Kolkata Book Fair 2024 was marked with the event titled ‘U.S.-India Arts to Fight Climate Change’.

Kolkata: 2023 EducationUSA University Fair provides insight into US higher education opportunities to aspirants

Kolkata: At least 1200 people, including parents, participated in the 2023 EducationUSA University Fair at a hotel in Kolkata on Friday as enthusiasts learnt about various programmes and procedures related to pursuing higher education in America.

Kolkata: 96 school students participate in 'Unscripted: Reimagining American Play' initiative

96 students from 8 schools across Kolkata participated in the Unscripted: Reimagining American Play, an initiative taken by the U.S. Consulate Kolkata to familiarize youth leaders with classic and contemporary American literature through the creative medium of plays.

Kolkata: US Consulate, Aroh Foundation conduct two-day bootcamp for West Bengal's women entrepreneurs

Kolkata: The U.S. Consulate Kolkata, in partnership with New Delhi-based non-profit Aroh Foundation, conducted a two-day Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) 3.0 bootcamp for a  cohort of 30 entrepreneurs from West Bengal at the American Center in the city recently.

Tagore introduced me to the beating heart of Bengal: Monica Shie

Monica Shie bids goodbye to Kolkata after her two-year-long stint in the City of Joy as the Director of American Center and as the Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Consulate General Kolkata. Ahead of her departure she shares with IBNS the experience and excitement of her time in the eastern metropolis 

US Consulate Kolkata holds workshop on Business Communications for Entrepreneurs in the city

Kolkata, Aug 22 (IBNS): The US Consulate in Kolkata in association with NASSCOM recently organised a workshop on Business Communications for Entrepreneurs as part of their effort to boost the entrepreneurial eco-system.

Music can be a tool for social change reveals 'An Evening of Classical Masterworks' at the American Center Kolkata

Kolkata, July 1 (IBNS): The U.S. Consulate Kolkata recently hosted a concert tilted “An Evening of Classical Masterworks,” at the American Center Kolkata. 

'KolkataTalks-Let's make a difference!' event promotes inclusion, accessibility of persons with disability

Kolkata, Mar 5 (IBNS): The U.S. Consulate General Kolkata in association with Assam-based non-profit organization Shishu Sarothi Centre for Rehabilitation and Training for Multiple Disability organized a TED Talk-styled event, titled “KolkataTalks-- Let’s make a difference!” at the American Center here on Friday.

U.S. Consulate Kolkata organises five-day residential leadership workshop

Kolkata, Feb 11 (IBNS): The U.S. Consulate Kolkata, in collaboration with U.S. based non-profit ‘Transformational Sports’ and Katradi, (an initiative of Wind Dancers trust (India), organized a five-day residential leadership workshop titled 'Bridging the Gaps: Social Action Lab' at the American Center here.

US State Department's Arts Envoy connects people through border narratives

Kolkata, Dec 18 (IBNS): The US Department of State's Arts Envoy programme funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) brought together key artists, influencers, and community leaders from the United States, India and Bangladesh to Kolkata this month.

Young entrepreneurs from eastern India shine at ‘Y4BIZ’ Youth for Business program

Kolkata, Sep 9 (IBNS): The final of the ‘Y4BIZ’ Youth for Business program, organised by the U.S. Consulate Kolkata, in collaboration with social enterprise Contact Base, was held recently at the American Center the city.

Winners of schools from West Bengal and Kentucky in water quality project announced

Kolkata, June 24 (IBNS): DAV Model School, Durgapur in India's West Bengal and Belfry High School of Kentucky in USA have been selected as the winners in a project on water quality launched last year by the US Consulate General in Kolkata. 

21 US universities engage students at USIEF-EducationUSA University Fair in Kolkata

Kolkata, Nov 1 (IBNS): Representatives from 21 accredited American universities interacted with hundreds of local students and their parents at the USIEF-EducationUSA University Fair 2017, hosted by the United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) here on Wednesday.