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महिलाओंकेसाथपरुु षोंकोभीसशक्तकरनािोगा

March 30, 2019 | Gender

मशहूर टीवी सीररयल की तरह हम लड़ककयों को यह उममीद देने की कोकशश कर रहे हैं कक ‘मैं कुछ भी कर सकती हूं।’ इसके पररणाम भी सकारातमक आ रहे हैं। आज जयादातर लड़ककयां सककूल जाती हैं। उनहें सवास्थय से जुड़ी

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Rohini Nilekani’s Comments on Philanthropy: It’s time to up the game

March 14, 2019 | Philanthropy

Rohini Nilekani’s comments on a panel discussing Mr Azim Premji’s new commitment to philanthropy totalling $21 billion. The panel discusses whether there are lessons in compassionate capitalism here for India Inc? What is the future of philanthropy in India? What

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Embracing Risk: Solving our Societal Challenges

March 9, 2019 | Philanthropy

Rohini Nilekani’s keynote talk on Embracing Risk: Solving our Societal Challenges at Dasra Philanthropy Week 2019 in Mumbai. India cannot solve its societal challenges, at a scale of one billion people, incrementally. The time to take big risks is now.

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Samaaj and Bazaar: Congruence over Divergence

March 8, 2019 | Justice

Rohini Nilekani’s keynote talk on Samaaj and Bazaar: Congruence over Divergence at Dasra Philanthropy Week 2019 in Mumbai. We often set up Civil Society (Samaaj) and Markets (Bazaar) as opposing binaries. In this talk, Rohini proposes that they have more

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Masculinity and India’s Young Men | Rohini Nilekani’s Address at OTV’s Prerana 2019

March 2, 2019 | Gender

Rohini Nilekani’s talk on Masculinity and India’s Young Men at OTV’s Prerana 2019. View Keynote Video   Transcript Or at least 70 million women are in self help groups in this country and they’re learning to find ways to make themselves

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‘Role of Societal Platforms in Education’ at #ItAllAddsUp

February 26, 2019 | Education

Rohini’s talk on the role of societal platforms in eduction made at the Akshara Foundation’s event on Maths: #ItAllAddsUp View Keynote Video   Transcript 00:09 Speaker 1: Coming to an Akshara Foundation function is like coming home. [kannada language] 00:20

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Make India Climate Smart: We have big infrastructure plans but forget to review them through a climate change lens

January 24, 2019 | Environment

India will invest billions of dollars in public infrastructure over the next few years. Government policies also aim to massively increase private investments across sectors – manufacturing, services and agriculture. Each of these policies and investments will have time horizons

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We need to talk about failure in the social sector: NGOs must fail to succeed

January 22, 2019 | Philanthropy

A lot of ink is spilled and awards are bestowed each year celebrating the success of the social sector—and there is much to celebrate. But the truth is, if innovation is essential to the ultimate achievements of the sector, we

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Are we suffering from a lack of imagination?

December 18, 2018 | Philanthropy

The pace at which social problems are outpacing our solutions underscores the need for bold philanthropy, audacious goals and capable, committed leadership in social sector organisations, says Rohini Nilekani, founder-chairperson of Arghyam and co-founder of EkStep.   How do you

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Asia’s 2018 Heroes Of Philanthropy: Putting Wealth To A Good Cause

November 15, 2018 | Philanthropy

Nandan & Rohini Nilekani, 63, 59. Cofounder, Infosys; founder, Arghyam Pledged to donate 50% of their wealth in November 2017 under the Giving Pledge and said, “Wealth comes with huge responsibility and is best deployed for the larger public interest.”

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