Storytelling has been one of the oldest arts known to man. Stories have created perceptions, made emotional connections and spawned movements that have led 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.
Chatting With Harshil Vora, The Brain Behind Kabaad Ka Jugaad, An Environmental Project Focused On Waste Upcycling
On the sidelines of Kabaad Mela, a competition for innovation in Waste Upcycling, I spoke to Harshil Vora. He wants to change the way we perceive waste and make us realize its immense commercial potential. Take a look.
The template plays a small role in helping you decide what type of brand story to make depending on who you are and who is your audience. Change your audience and the template shows a different score. However it is only a tool. It is you as an entrepreneur or a marketer who needs to think about how the world wants to perceive you.
Hasiru Dala: Improving the lives of waste-pickers while addressing the problem of waste management in the urban locales
A few of months back, I saw an interesting Instagram post. It was about a newly married couple engaging the services of an unusual service provider to manage their wastes, a typical side effect of Indian marriages. I was intrigued by the organization and its novel way of addressing a very…