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THE ACUMEN FELLOWS PROGRAM LAUNCH COCKTAIL PARTY – IN IMAGES

An evening of conversation, music, food and cocktails – As Acumen and Adianta co-hosted the launch party for the 20 inspired individuals selected from across the country for the first Acumen India Fellowship Program. Adianta school was happy to have … Continue reading

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Towards a Civic Innovation Lab : an Outbrief from Design Public 5

A collection of panel discussions, keynote addresses, expert interviews, and contributed essays exploring the potential of open, mobile and social technologies in ensuring participatory, accountable, and effective governance. Drawing from the rich conversations at Design Public 5, open data solutions, … Continue reading

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The India Fellows through the eyes of Jacqui Papineau

Over the last few days, in Delhi, the first 20 Fellows of the Acumen India Fellows Program have been part of a seminar that has apparently been testing and gruelling, mentally and emotionally and at some level even physically. But … Continue reading

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The Achievement of Change – how? (Part 2)

In an effort to show off their very proudly hand picked 20, Acumen India asked them a question, ‘How will the Acumen Fellowship help you achieve change?’ . Below are some answers from the next 10 Fellows.

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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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Meet the Speakers for Pecha Kucha Night #26 on ‘Democracy 2.0’

If it is true that the quality and character of our institutions is determined by the way in which we communicate. If it is true that we are communicating in dramatically new ways and if it is true that there … Continue reading

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