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The King Center supports Stanford student groups on campus to foster collaboration among students and to build community across campus.

Current student groups

King International Development Association (KIDA)

The King International Development Association (KIDA) is an undergraduate student organization dedicated to fostering collaboration and community among young leaders committed to addressing international development challenges. KIDA harnesses Stanford’s unique resources to help undergraduates translate their interest in international development into engaged and meaningful action. 

Stanford South Asia outReach Initiative (SARI)

The Stanford South Asia outReach Initiative (SARI) is a new undergraduate student organization, affiliated with the King Center, that brings various stakeholders from across South Asia to the table to discuss current affairs, especially the impact of COVID-19, in the region. It hopes to build a community of students interested in the academic side of politics, the arts, education, gender dynamics, and much more. For more information on how to get involved or to join the mailing list, contact Saloni Sanwalka at salsan7@stanford.edu.

Academic Affinity Group | Economic Development in Africa

This interdisciplinary graduate student group is dedicated to fostering collaboration and community among young leaders committed to addressing economic development challenges in Africa. The group harnesses Stanford’s unique resources to support graduate students who want to translate their interest in development in Africa into engaged scholarship by hosting workshops and connecting students engaging in critical work on the continent. 

Grad Africa Scholars workshops are held once a month, and upcoming workshops will be announced on this mailing list. Please feel free to add your email. To learn more about our workshops and what we do, check out our norms document. We welcome a wide variety of people including undergraduate students, researchers, entrepreneurs, and educators. 

 

For more information on all the student groups, please contact Program Manager Corinne Thomas at corinnethomas@stanford.edu.