My experiences as a Development Professional

This article by Vanisha Tiwari (2014-2016) was first published in the Medium. Unlike most of my friends and family members, I chose to be a “social worker” (as they say) and these pieces from my sketchbook are a memoir of experiences that I went through in last 15 months as a development professional. These lessons... Continue Reading →


EQUATIONS ( is seeking multiple people to support a study on the challenges of migrants from the Northeast to Bangalore. We are looking for people to conduct questionnaires over the coming few weeks. Those with some research experience preferred (especially quantitative). Fluency in english is necessary, other relevant languages would be a bonus. Remuneration is... Continue Reading →

Fellowships civic innovation

The Obama Foundation Fellowship Program seeks to support 20 outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation. The application closes October 6. This is a two-year program and the Foundation pays for participation at four gatherings, in the U.S.

Not only rains, Mumbai should be blamed for its floods

Article by Dhwani Shah (2014-16 batch) and first published in HardNewsMedia   Mumbai masterminds its floods with its uncontrolled craving for development—by converting floodplains, bottlenecking rivers and reclaiming several hectares of coastal areas The torrential rain that battered Mumbai on September 19 almost made the denizens of the metropolis gasp in horror as they waited to... Continue Reading →

Courage to Lead 2017 Launched…

Disha India Education Foundation has launched Courage to Lead, a learning expedition for school heads and educators. The expedition is designed to help educators understand how to use real-life experiences as a source and pedagogy of teaching and learning in schools and also what does it take create an experiential learning classroom/school. Learning expeditions make... Continue Reading →

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