World is simmering with challenges- climate change, income inequality, social injustice and depravity. Social entrepreneurship with its philosophy of sustainable & inclusive development and positive social impact is what the world needs.
In this Live Hangout, I tried to understand the problem they are tying to solve through Oorja, asked them about their experiences from the field, their operational model and their vision for Oorja.
In this hangout, Afshan and I spoke about issues related to lack of transparency in the fashion industry, how her venture is trying to make a social impact by connecting its consumers with women artisans, challenges she faces in her business, and her views on the role of women entrepreneurs in the society.
Storytelling has been one of the oldest arts known to man. Stories have created perceptions, made emotional connections and spawned movements that have lead to change in the society and hence storytellers have a special role in re-imagining the future.
Mitti is an initiative to nurture and promote Indian handicraft and the cause of the artisans. It is an initiative that takes you back to your unique cultural roots in the face of an all pervading globally homogeneous cultural identity . With this vision, Mitti organises workshops cum exhibitions where artisans come from various regions of the country and demonstrate the technique of their craft to students of architecture and design studies.
Applying Data Science to Social Good: Live Hangout With Vinod Chandrashekar, Leader Of DataKind India Chapter
DataKind applies Data science for solving problems of mission-driven organizations. In this Hangout, I chat with Vinod Chandrashekar, Head of its India Chapter. I asked him about how they work with Social sector, interesting projects in India and their vision for India. Take a listen.
In this informal chat at Pranil’s modest office, we spoke about how he identified the problem of English learning, his product that helps teach English to kids from Vernacular schools, his life after Ashoka Fellowship and his vision. A passionate entrepreneur and a humble person to say the least. Take a look.
We want to paint a picture of how social enterprises in India brand themselves. It is for this endeavour that we seek your cooperation. If you are a social entrepreneur OR a professional employed in such an enterprise OR someone at a position of responsibility in a Nonprofit then please respond to our survey.
Tushar Vadera, Co-founder of Innolat Technologies wants to make 3 Lakh students employable by 2020. His startup has developed an unique Personalized Blended Learning model called iLrnn that is focused on connecting the dots between practical learning, skills assessment, and job placement. Here’s more.
In this Hangout I asked him about Design for extreme affordability as a design thinking philosophy, his transition from being an innovator to a successful social entrepreneur, personal experiences along the way and what is he up to next, now that he has stepped down from Embrace.