Uma Gupta writes about need for interdisciplinary thinking


Interdisciplinary thinking: In a day and time when high-tech programs, like biotechnology, e-commerce, genetics, and information technology are highly sought after, there is a growing need for those who can apply technology to different disciplines. We need leaders with inter-disciplinary thinking, i.e the ability to interface and interconnect different disciplines. Uma Gupta and her leadership team did just that. The Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture integrates cutting edge technologies like biotechnology and information technology with organic farming in a university setting.

About Dr. Gupta

Dr. Uma G. Gupta is the Founder and President of STEM.SMART, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the pipeline of U.S students interested in STEM careers. In addition, she is the CEO of PlanetGPA, an international student recruitment services that serves as an extension to the recruitment offices of U.S. universities.

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