Does One Size Fit ALL?- The Education System of India

It may come as a shock to many that the current education system in India has been around for over two centuries. That’s right, the system that the British developed to nurture anglicized Indians to serve as cultural intermediaries between the British masters and their Indian slaves is what is being used to prepare our youth for the modern [...]
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SEX Education: The ABCD.. We Need More Ways To Learn.

The belief that sex education goes against Indian culture is not new. Despite all the movements society has made towards acceptance and open-mindedness, sex education remains a matter to be discussed behind closed doors; matters around intimacy, relationships and an individual’s sexual identity, all being collectively tagged as [...]
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Swimming Against The Currents? – The Present Shocks of “Water”

With 50% of its 1.4 billion residents belonging to the poor section of society, resource management and allocation is undoubtedly a monumental task for the Indian government. It comes as no surprise, then, that access to even the most basic resources varies greatly between the different ends of the income ladder. The water crisis in Chennai is [...]
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Offline But Not Silenced- SUDAN

There’s a certain amount of culpability that sits on the shoulders of those who sit by as grave atrocities take place on the side. One such instance is being witnessed by the world right now, as human rights violations set the path for a totalitarian rule in the African nation of Sudan. The opportunity is ripe to set a precedent, one [...]
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Hippocrates or Hypocrites? The Morality Behind Medicine

Doctors are routinely praised as gods for their successes and, at the same time, hated as villains for their failures. This hatred is what we’d like to focus on in this post. A wave of turmoil has thus taken over West Bengal and major sections of the country over the safety of medical practitioners. Protests are being held by the Indian [...]
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Intersections of Human Centered Design and Voices for Change

Lessons of The Change Designers from Action Oriented Change Making Our honest exploration in pursuit of changing the world inside-out and upside-down through experiential processes is strengthened by the understanding that people are people with feelings and hidden local wisdom is the centerstone in trying to bring about any change. Over time, [...]
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Innovation Amma – Master Buisness Skills of An Entrepreneur

Ramawati, fondly known as, ‘Habbad’ (somebody who is always in a hurry), a 75-year-old vegetable vendor in Kauwapur village, Chaubeypur district, Varanasi, wakes up every morning at 4 a.m. to go to Varanasi city (40 kms away) in a shared truck to fetch fresh vegetables for her customers. At the market, she buys loads of fresh vegetables every [...]
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‘The Road Less Travelled By’- Insights of a Positive Deviance Facilitator

It was a balmy Sunday afternoon and I was flipping pages of an old book. I found a tattered white paper withered amidst the pages of the book. It had some scribbles and doodles dating back to my primary school days that were some 12 years ago. The timeworn memoir jogged through my memory lane to remind me of the poem I had studied long back [...]
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Get Ready To Say “I−know−how−to” Innovate Solutions!

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR SOCIAL, ORGANIZATIONAL AND BEHAVIOR CHANGE An immersive workshop led by Arvind Singhal, Ph.D. Samuel Shirley and Edna Holt Marston Professor of Communication & Director, Social Justice Initiative Department of Communication The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) July 10, 2017 9:00 AM T0 6:00 PM  India Habitat [...]
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The Laughter Club

Meet our Change Designer Cdr. Ajit Vasu who started a Laughter Club.. Find out how that laughter club is changing everyday lives of people in Delhi. Let us know what you think! and share your story of change design. Become a Change Designer!
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