#MeToo: India’s Tanushree Dutta invited to speak at Harvard

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Indian actor Tanushree Dutta, who is credited with sparking off the #MeToo movement in India, has been invited to speak at Harvard Business School.

Tanushree shared the news on Instagram on Sunday.

“Invited to speak at the Harvard Business School in Boston Massachusetts.India Conference 2019 on feb 16, a flagship event organized by the graduate students of Harvard Business school and Harvard Kennedy School,” she wrote.

The India Conference is an annual event organised by students.

Activist Aruna Roy, journalist Barkha Dutt, filmmaker SS Rajamouli, and politician Asaduddin Owaisi and others will speak at the conference.

Dutta stunned the Indian film fraternity last year when she alleged that her Horn OK Pleassss co-actor Nana Patekar had harassed her on set, and was aided by others in the crew.

The #MeToo movement gained worldwide prominence in 2017, when dozens of women shared stories of harassment and assault at the hands of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who is now under investigation.