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Talking ₹ubbish! at Design Public

*Join us at 4.00 pm on Monday, the 2nd of November at the Vihara Innovation Campus, to play ₹ubbish! Since the last Design Public, in March of 2014, we’ve been talking about waste as a quintessential urban Indian problem. While … Continue reading

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Citizen Participation and the Business of Governance: An Agenda for the Sixth Edition of Design Public

View the Design Public: Citizen Participation and the Business of Governance schedule & directory.

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Hacking the Challenge of Safe Drinking Water

On Thursday the 9th of April, as part of the Sankalp Forum, Karmany organised a Social Design Jam, aimed at simulating a systems innovation approach to solving social issues. As facilitator of the Jam, they invited Aditya Dev Sood from … Continue reading

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Contextualizing Well Being in Rural India

Center for Knowledge Societies is always bustling with activity, flowing with a sense of determined purpose and engaging in intense dialogues. Needless to say, my time here has been quite involving. I have been a part of many interesting projects and workshops … Continue reading

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Pecha Kucha Global Night: CREATIVITY MEETS COMMERCE

Many people see the world as being divided: creativity on one side and commerce on the other. Is that really so? Or can we use design and creative thinking to change the way commerce is conducted, to improve the products … Continue reading

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People at DP5!

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Configuring the Constitution of Civic Innovation Lab

The session piloted by Namit Arora, looked at the operational side of the Lab and find answers to questions like- What should the lab do? What should be the seven core activities of the Lab? What is the right organizational … 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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Esko Kilpi’s Keynote

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