Monthly Archives: July 2013

Thoughts on Design, Innovation and the State

I had a very interesting talk yesterday with folks at the Stanford India Biodesign Lab at AIIMS. We were talking about design and innovation in the Indian context, and I was sharing some of our methods and goals around the … Continue reading

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Introducing New Members of the Adianta Network!

Diana Jue is COO and co-founder of Essmart, a distribution company for life-improving technologies in southern India. Before starting Essmart, Diana spent five years studying technology dissemination through her undergraduate and graduate studies at MIT. Throughout her field work in rural … Continue reading

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The Adianta School Partners with Akimbo

We, at Adianta School for Leadership and Innovation are extremely pleased to announce our recent partnership with Akimbo, a NYC-based technology start-up dedicated to solving the issue of global youth unemployment and underemployment. It has a rich media resume and … Continue reading

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Innovating strategic learning over some salmon

We’ve all always agreed that learning never stops. So where do your leaders learn from? Especially in the ever dynamic corporate India, where learning can quickly translate into money. Last Friday at the Pullman Gurgaon, Dr. Aditya Dev Sood hosted … Continue reading

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Gurgaon- A Hub for Innovative Education

“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.”– … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Value at Pecha Kucha Night #20 in Delhi

We are very pleased to announce that planning for the next Pecha Kucha Night in Delhi has already begun. The next event will be held on Thursday,  the 29th of august 2013, and will focus on the re-evaluating, re- analyzing … Continue reading

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“Are we just laborers?”- Women in Agriculture

By Neha Ahlawat and Ipsita Mitra Try and picture a day in rural Punjab. We immediately think of a man, toiling away in the field, soiled hands tending to his crops and a look of exasperation on his face. The … Continue reading

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Adianta@Education Forum 2013

The education sector today is one of the fastest growing and booming industries of contemporary India. We can witness a national transformation of higher education in response to the growth of the global knowledge economy. Striving for a better future … Continue reading

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Experiential Global Learning for Indian Corporations

Tomorrow we host our first ever breakfast briefing, in partnership with WDHB, a world leader in delivering unconventional learning experiences for executives. Most recently, CKS conducted a workshop in collaboration with WDHB, on shifting paradigms for innovation in emerging economies … Continue reading

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The Founding Cohort: Adianta 2013

It’s been a long 6 months for us at the Adianta School and the number and quality of applications that we have received has far exceeded our expectations. We’re now concluding processing of applications for our full-time programs. We’re also … Continue reading

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