Author Archives: Ruma Dhingra

From Problems to Solutions: The Art of Design Thinking

The Ashoka Foundation held a series of workshops as part of the Changemaker Schools Conclave on this weekend at the Vihara Innovation Campus. As part of the Changemaker Schools Conclave, the Ashoka Foundation desired to introduce schools to ways of … Continue reading

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Social Innovation Exchange: Opportunities for the Indian Development Sector

by Aditya Dev Sood Social Innovation Exchange (SIX) is a new kind of global network that brings together practitioners of Social Innovation, including people who are at the forefront of bringing together technology, new kinds of public engagement strategies, new … Continue reading

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UNDP’s Thought Leadership on Governance Innovation

Collaborative approaches to social and public forms of innovation are being explored as means for improving the reach, access and quality of public services. The UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence, for instance, has partnered with Social Innovation Camp … Continue reading

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Better Public Service Delivery through Mobile Technologies?

A still from an RTI Office, India Image Courtesy: http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/96044-lost-central-information-commission.html With the aid of new information and communication technologies, data can be accessed with the movement of a fingertip. While some key challenges do exist in the management and disclosure … Continue reading

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