Sep 1, 2017

The Insider magazine profiles Dean AnnaLee Saxenian

From The Insider

AnnaLee and the Argonauts

Legend has it that more than two millennia ago, Jason and his band of heroes, the Argonauts, set out in search of the mythical Golden Fleece....

The modern-day Argonauts — foreign-born, US-educated entrepreneurs risking it all to help their regions and countries grow — has been the focus on AnnaLee Saxenian’s research for decades. Saxenian — dean of the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley and professor in the department of City and Regional Planning — turns the topic of “brain drain” on its head by exploring how “brain circulation” by immigrant engineers from Silicon Valley, California has transferred technology entrepreneurship to emerging regions in China, India, Taiwan, and Israel, boosting their economies in the process....


The Insider is a publication for the Armenian General Benevolent Union alumni and friends.

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October 6, 2017