Monthly Archives: April 2013

Bill Gates on the Future of Education

Education is one of the biggest challenges for global development. This large challenge is by no means confined to the developing world (even though it is more acute there), and for the Gates Foundation, it has been one of primary … Continue reading

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Understanding Failure at Pecha Kucha Night #19 in Delhi

I’m very pleased to announce that planning for the next Pecha Kucha Night in Delhi has already begun. The next event will be held on Friday, the 17th of May 2013, and will focus on the exciting and highly fraught … Continue reading

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Videos of Pecha Kucha Night #18: Education for Innovation

I’m very pleased to share the final videos from all the excellent presentations at the last Pecha Kucha Night in Delhi, which focused on Education for Innovation. You can subscribe to the CKSIndia channel on YouTube to access videos from … Continue reading

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Better Health Available on your Mobile with New App

Geoffrey Clapp, the co-founder of Health Hero and Rock Health mentor, announced the launch of his new startup, Better. Better, backed by The Mayo Clinic and The Social+Capital Fund, has made a mobile app that taps into the vast database … Continue reading

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The Adianta Network and How it Sets Us Apart

In this brief video, Dr. Aditya Dev Sood, Chairman of the Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation, gives a brief introduction to the unique Adianta network. The School itself is a collaborative effort between some of the world’s leading innovation … Continue reading

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Indian Cities’ Dire Need for Planning

Singapore has long been hailed as an example of the success of urban planning. Many articles talk about the unique approaches that were employed to fix many urban challenges such as overcrowding, congestion and energy consumption. These have served as … Continue reading

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A Brief Overview of Pecha Kucha Night #18: Education for Innovation

Last Saturday saw the 18th volume of Pecha Kucha Night Delhi, held at the campus of the Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation. The theme for the evening, “Education for Innovation,” brought together a range of educators, thinkers and designers … Continue reading

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Indian Education and its Obsession with Rankings

Philip G. Altbach, a Professor at Monan University and the director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College in the U.S, writes about Indian education in a recent article in the Hindu. This follows from President Pranab … Continue reading

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Videos from Pecha Kucha Night #17: Creative Entrepreneurship (2/2)

As I mentioned in my last blogpost, long-awaited videos of presentations from Pecha Kucha Night #17 have finally been uploaded. While the first five videos can be found in the previous blog, here are the remaining four excellent presentations on … Continue reading

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Videos from Pecha Kucha Night #17: Creative Entrepreneurship (1/2)

Many of you have asked me about the videos from Pecha Kucha Night vol. 17, and I’m happy to say they have finally been completed and uploaded. I know they come much later than expected, especially since we had another … Continue reading

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