Author Archives: Rijo Thomas

Pecha Kucha Global Night #28 : Creativity meets Commerce

Can we even utilize creativity itself as a form of commerce, if yes, how do we protect creative output against commercial necessity? This Pecha-Kucha #28 featured 9 individuals who brought to the fore their unique ways of seeing, thinking and making … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet STunners at the Vihara Innovation Network

Day 1 – Meet Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together – Paul Ryan The Adianta School of Leadership and Innovation (ASLI) is now on the brink of starting their … Continue reading

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!!! WELCOME 2015 !!!

Another December season envelops a year gone by, and I bid adieu to 2014, in hope of some great times ahead at CKS. Earlier this week at Christmas, Secret Santas unknowingly chose their santees, when everyone was invited to choose from a glass bowl filled with … Continue reading

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Adianta sessions: Aditya Kedia on user interface technology and research

The Adianta School of Leadership and Innovation welcomes Aditya Kedia – who has honed his expertise as an Interface Designer, User Researcher and Design Strategist in the past. He is presently a Research Assistant at the Polytechnic University School of … Continue reading

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CKS at the Alliance for Integrity Dialogue: Corruption Prevention in India

Extending efforts to foster an ethical business environment in an Indian context Alliance for Integrity - a business driven multi-stakeholder promoting integrity among companies – facilitated a panel discussion on panel “Corruption Prevention in India – The way forward: Suggestions by the Alliance for Integrity”  .This session was moderated … Continue reading

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Adianta sessions: Diana Jue on social-impact technology

The Adianta School extends its heartiest welcome to – Diana Jue who is a co founder at Essmart: developing technologies for the underprivileged in the rural areas such as — affordable solar lanterns, nonelectric water filters and other life improving technologies. She is here to share insights on tackling challenges … Continue reading

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A breakfast session with Madeleine Gabriel: Scale Up Social Innovations

The Adianta School extends its heartiest welcome to Madeleine Gabriel – Principal Researcher at NESTA (UK’s nodal agency for innovation) and Kirsten Bound, who are here to share their insights on “How Social Innovations could Scale?” Any social entrepreneur would love to be part of a massive societal change and … Continue reading

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Young minds at the ColourNext 2015 Creative Studio Workshop

Asian Paints in collaboration with CKS Consulting organized a Creative Studio Workshop at their Delhi office. It was an attempt to engage in fruitful collaborations, discern lifestyle trends and discuss possible outcomes as part of the ColourNEXT 2015 forecasting. ColourNEXT is an Asian … Continue reading

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LIVE BLOG :Feedback and Collective High-level Reflections

This discussion would engage the panelists reflecting on prior breakout sessions and their outcomes for the day. Steering towards condensing critical conclusions, whilst looking forward to challenges ahead, funding prospects and prioritize objectives.

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IWG 3: Knowledge sharing could be the way forward towards better healthcare

This session focused on discussing a need for enhancing an existing delivery system, by empowering Frontline Health workers(FHW’s). Facilitating an exchange of relevant ideas across cultures in respect to attitudinal resistance, whilst bringing to the fore collated findings from on-field research and gradually unfurling an emerging phenomena.

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