Professor Siddhartha Saxena of Ahmedabad University has been honoured with the prestigious 2020 Ideas Worth Teaching Award from the Aspen Institute, Washington, DC., USA. Professor Saxena’s course, Future of Work, is one of the nine courses selected from worldwide entries, that responded to the global crises of 2020 by innovating in form and content — and suggest a new way forward for the business, as society calls to rebuild. Professor Saxena teaches at the Amrut Mody School of Management at Ahmedabad University.
This is the first award, ever, to an academic in Asia and the only one from India. The other awardees are from The Wharton School, The Ross School of University of Michigan, INSEAD, The Rotman School of University of Toronto, and Universities of Linz, Innsbruck, Auckland University of Technology, Arizona State and San Francisco State.