Who writes your life story? | Hill Krishnan | TEDxCalPoly

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Dr. Hill Krishnan challenges us to think about the labels others have put on us. He encourages us to challenge the labels and stereotypes that obstruct our lives, and to re-design the narratives we want to write.

Dr. Hill Krishnan was born and raised in a small village in South India, into the "Most Backward Caste" known for crime, poverty, and Illiteracy. After receiving his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University in India, he moved to the U.S. and graduated with a Masters in Ergonomics and Biomechanics from New York University. He subsequently earned a Masters in Global Affairs from New York University. He received his PhD in Political Science from Boston University.

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