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'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: Experts talk about importance, scope of STEM education during US Consulate-BCC&I hosted panel discussion 

The U.S. Consulate Kolkata in collaboration with Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&I) hosted a panel discussion on STEM Education where experts discussed the scope of it recently.

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: 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.

Eighty economically disadvantaged students complete English Access Microscholarship Program conducted by US Consulate Kolkata

Kolkata: In partnership with the Regional English Language Office (RELO) of the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi and the Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Consulate General Kolkata, the Samaritan Help Mission has successfully completed a two–year English Access Microscholarship Program for 80 economically disadvantaged students.

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 

U.S. Consulate Kolkata in partnership with EMK Center Dhaka organises virtual program titled ‘Encounters with Tagore’

Kolkata/IBNS: The U.S. Consulate Kolkata in partnership with EMK Center Dhaka organized a virtual program titled ‘Encounters with Tagore’ today to mark Rabindranath Tagore’s 159th birth anniversary.

US Consulate General Kolkata celebrates its 225 years of relationship with the city with a musical evening

Kolkata/IBNS: Not many people know that the US Consulate General in Kolkata enjoys a preeminent place in the history of American diplomacy as one of the oldest American Consulates anywhere in the world, and the oldest in India.

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. 

Student Visa Day: Celebrating educational exchange between India and the US

Kolkata, June 13 (IBNS): The U.S. Mission India, on Wednesday, observed its fifth annual Student Visa Day, an event that celebrates higher education ties between India and the United States. 

Corporate India needs more women participants says chamber of commerce meet in Kolkata

Kolkata, Sep 18 (IBNS): Women constitute around thirty per cent of corporate India and while the number of women directors in Indian companies is increasing it is still not large enough, were some of the key findings that were thrown up during a meeting at the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Kolkata recently.

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.

Ari Roland Jazz Quartet of the US and folk musicians of Bengal create magic through music

Kolkata, Dec 12 (IBNS): As the Ari Roland Jazz Quartet’s music fused with the soulful Baul songs of Bengal, the audience was practically ready to do a 'Dumbledore' (headmaster of Hogwarts in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series), ready to repeat his famous comment, “Ah, music, ... A magic beyond all we do here!”

Kolkata: US Consulate holds a workshop on Gender-based violence

Kolkata, February 13 (IBNS): Indian students learned how to use art to raise awareness against gender-based violence (GBV), interacted virtually with US university students and more during a workshop recently arranged at the American Centre in Kolkata.

Kolkata: Empowering women through special career-readiness training

Kolkata, Jan 27 (IBNS): The Girl's Life Skills and Career Readiness Camp may have concluded but it is not the end of the good work believes Greg Pardo, acting Public Affairs Officer of US Consulate, Kolkata.