Submitted by Jayalakshmi Jayanth on Fri, January 13, 2017
February 6-10, 2017Ashoka South Asia announces the Induction of 14 new social entrepreneurs to its South Asia Fellowship. Along with 12 Fellows in India, Ashoka is going to induct one Fellow in Nepal and Sri Lanka each. Ashoka’s new Fellows come from various geographies and...
Submitted by Jayalakshmi Jayanth on Thu, January 5, 2017
The United Nations Young Changemakers Conclave is a platform to engage with eminent leaders from the field of Business, Politics, Media, Education & Social Cause. The theme for 2017s dialogue explores the role of Business, Government and Social Entrepreneurs in...
Submitted by M-R on Mon, October 24, 2016
BANGALORE, October 24, 2016 – Ashoka: Innovators for the Public formally elected seven new Ashoka Fellows in South Asia. These social entrepreneurs have pioneered game-changing and scalable innovations. The rigour of the Ashoka selection process is the gold standard for the...
Submitted by Prollins on Tue, July 12, 2016
With innumerable high-quality education conferences to attend throughout the year, one needs to be deliberate in selecting conferences and creating expected outcomes from each conference. When I was invited to speak about the big scalable projects I've initiated at...
Submitted by Prollins on Mon, June 6, 2016
Being the parent of a norm-pushing, boundary-crossing, free-spirited child who is on a mission to save the world-or at least the world as they see it -can often feel like a tricky adventure. Tag this with trying to figure out how to nurture their inner wildling in a way...
Submitted by Prollins on Wed, May 18, 2016
“Didi, didi, aap phirse kab aaoge ?” said Reena, her eyes giving out a magical sparkle. “Jab bhi aap bulaoge!” we said. Amidst Archimedes Principle and co-ordinate geometry, a leadership workshop came by the way of 9th grade girls of R. N Podar School. It was not a typical...
Women's labour in India is not recorded as work, says founder of one of the world's largest trade unions
The world's fastest-growing major economy has a serious problem when it comes to getting women to join the workforce. India's female labour force participation rate is just 27%, one of the lowest in the world. The dismal number is the result of...
The man who has taken solar lights and other solar light-based appliances to inaccessible areas of the country pushed for decentralising solar power production to prevent transmission and distribution
Triple Talaaq should be abolished to uphold gender justice equality. And it finds no mention in the Koran
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