Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Achievement of change – how? (Part 1)

With Friday evening’s Program launch cocktail reception just a few days away, Acumen India asked their 20 Fellows a question, below are the first 5 replies (How will the Acumen Fellowship help you achieve change? ) :

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Acumen Fellows, the final 5

The India Fellows Program brings together approximately 20 emerging leaders from different cultures, regions, sectors, and socio-economic backgrounds across India to participate in the year-long fellowship. The program offers the unique opportunity to receive world-class training and collaborate with like-minded … Continue reading

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Acumen India Fellows, 5 more

Each year, the India Fellows Program brings together approximately 20 emerging leaders from different cultures, regions, sectors, and socio-economic backgrounds across India to participate in the year-long fellowship. The program offers the unique opportunity to receive world-class training and collaborate … Continue reading

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Acumen India Fellows, the next 5

The India Fellows Program brings together approximately 20 emerging leaders from different cultures, regions, sectors, and socio-economic backgrounds across India to participate in the year-long fellowship. The program offers the unique opportunity to receive world-class training and collaborate with like-minded … Continue reading

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Acumen Fellows, the First 5

Each year, the India Fellows Program brings together approximately 20 emerging leaders from different cultures, regions, sectors, and socio-economic backgrounds across India to participate in the year-long fellowship. The program offers the unique opportunity to receive world-class training and collaborate … Continue reading

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Mawlamyine Dairies

On 10th May 2014, I had to catch a night bus from Yangon to Mawlamyine. It’s departure time was 9.30 pm and I was told to be at bus terminal 30 minutes before the departure. Accordingly, I reached Augmingalar bus … Continue reading

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Records for Life : Crowd Sourcing of the Design of Health Information

A crowdsourcing competition may not be seen as a significant step towards addressing life changing concerns in health care but BMGF partnered with CKS and took this leap of faith to address challenges around perception and tracking of immunizations, drop-outs … Continue reading

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Time to deliver?

  Sunita and Paaltan Hasda reside in the Aadivasi Tola (Tribal Hamlet) of a remote area, Janglabhita, in Kishanganj. They have three children, out of which two were delivered at home and one at the PHC. The reasons were completely circumstantial and … Continue reading

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Trust, Verification and Flow States

One of the greatest challenges in achieving relationships and flow of data such as we have characterized as ‘Flow States,’ is the uncertainty of where and how such data may be abused, and how existing power dynamics might have to … Continue reading

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Democracy 2.0, Pecha Kucha Night

How can governments use the power of data, media and technology to become more participatory, responsive and citizen centric? At PechaKucha Night #26, we invited seven speakers, Aditya Gupta from Parity for People, Dheeraj Dwivedi from linkedIn, Sumeeta Banerji from … Continue reading

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