The social impact of a small movie can be very strong. Social disruption through creativity and in this case film can be hugely inspirational, empowering and impactful to create positive change. – Ashoka. Journeying through the rising importance of impact laden Filmmaking in delivering a positive change.
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 the globalized and market-led world of today, consumers have choice of products. For far too long we have bought or used products that have pandered to our naked consumerism over planet and people. Time to change our preferences. Commercial brands have a great opportunity to bring about social good by changing consumer preferences towards sustainable and ethically made products.
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.
With more and more women joining the workforce and reaching out to explore the world on their own, the need for women friendly, safe taxi service in cities like Mumbai is the need of the hour. It has opened up the scope of a social entreprise that provides both ends of the economic strata of women – a world of freedom and self-sustenance. Priyadarshini Taxi Service is such a social entrepreneurship founded by social activist and entrepreneur Susiben Shah.
What is Identifiable Victim Effect (IVE) and how does it help in garnering more support for your fundraising campaigns? Understand why adding IVE to visual storytelling can turn out to be more effective for social good brands to draw attention of their target audience.
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.
The present day, heavily theoretical, evaluation-centric education system in India hardly puts any emphasis on problem solving. If we really want the future generations to uplift our country from the multitude of socio-economic and environmental ills plaguing it, we need to educate them about these problems and encourage them to come up with solutions. Why not start in high school?
What are the academic avenues to gain the knowledge and expertise required to start a Social Enterprise? Leading academic institutions and organizations that support social entrepreneurship run courses and workshops to condition the aspirants for bringing about a positive change. A snapshot.