May 2013

Sharing Rich Traditions

May 30, 2013

May is designated as the South Asian Heritage Month in Canada, and I get many opportunities to attend celebrations of this month. Each brings its own joy as well as lessons. A recent event in this regard, entitled Sharing Rich Traditions, left me with some thoughts that I feel are worth sharing.

The event organizers had asked me to speak briefly about education. I wondered what one could say “briefly” about education that would resonate with the audience, and the following came to mind.