Monthly Archives: March 2014

Can Open Data Democratize Access to Water?

  This was a key question that arose while the group brainstormed a list of challenge areas in water management. There was consensus in the need to democratize the access to water supplies across various neighborhoods and areas of the … Continue reading

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Six Key Features of Social Innovation: Lessons from the Panel Discussion

Engaging in a vibrant conversation on Social Innovation, Aditya Dev Sood, Nehal Sanghavi, Ada Wong and Loiuse Pulford attempt to answer the question, ‘What is Social Innovation?’ We present the six key features discussed by the panelists.

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‘Social Innovation will disrupt status quo’- Ada Wong on Social Innovation

To bring a global perspective to Social Innovation, Ada Wong, Member of Executive Board of SIX, Hong Kong delivered the keynote on Social Innovation. Bringing cross-cultural lessons from Asia and other social innovation initiatives across the globe, Ada Wong discussed the core … Continue reading

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A Conversation on Social Innovation and Financial Services for the Poor

Multi-sectoral partnerships have fast evolved as an effective strategy in improving service delivery across the globe. Social innovators, public enterprises and the government have forged new collaborations for efficient and effective mechanisms to reach out to the poor. Different perspectives … Continue reading

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Decoding Governance Innovation

Innovation in governance is a modern concept which holds immense potential in bringing about the much needed paradigm shift that our polity requires. Arndt Hussar rightly describes governance as one of the most complex systems and thus a single dimensional … Continue reading

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Esko Kilpi’s Keynote

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The Elements of Governance Innovation – Live Blog

This session will explore how people are thinking about Governance Innovation around the world in terms of process, data and systems change. The session will explore the success of various Lab models, how they function, and the relevance of these … Continue reading

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Design Public 5 set in motion!

9:23 am – Aditya welcomes the audience to the Design Public 5 and introduces Design Public-talks about the idea- that of seeking ways to improve governance-asks if design and innovation contribute together to enhance citizen experience. 9: 25 am: Aditya … Continue reading

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G5A at a glance

Soaib Grewal who has been associated with G5A foundation for past one and a half year, shares with us the objective, functioning and aims of the organization. “The G5A foundation is an organisation that I have been involved with for … Continue reading

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READ-nalysis: A discussion on Early Grade Reading

Reading proficiency amongst children at an early age is an important indicator of their ability to understand and comprehend various aspects of their everyday life. Our esteemed chairperson and distinguished panelists engage in a revealing dialogue around the needs and … Continue reading

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