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Make-A-Thon [clear filter]
Friday, June 28
 

2:30pm

How can Universities become hubs for changemaking?

"How do we create Changemaking Universities?" To answer the question we are inviting faculty members   and youth leaders from around the country to join us in envisioning how can Universities be actively engaged in driving social change. 

What are the possibilities working with students or engaging Universities in research. How can social entrepreneurs actively collaborate with Universities in India? This session will help you meet like-minded people among social entrepreneurs and youth leaders, and passionate people from the educational field to collectively imagine possibilities. 

 


Friday June 28, 2013 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Infosys Campus Pune

2:30pm

How do we create an eco-system to nurture rural talent & changemakers?

How do we create an ecosystem to a) foster job-creating enterprises in rural India, b) develop capabilities of rural young men and women for employability, and c) enable rural populations to demand their rights and become changemakers?


Friday June 28, 2013 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Infosys Campus Pune

2:30pm

How do we create an eco-system to support changemaking in conflict zones?

In the Indian context, three regions experience varying degrees of conflict - Maoist-affected areas, Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast. As a result of the ongoing violence these regions remain one of the most backward in terms of economic, social development, and its people continue to live a compromised life. Creating an environment that allows for development to thrive and catalyzing change in socially and politically unstable areas poses a unique set of challenges and dangers. Participants will be invited to explore solutions/ actionable plans to catalyze change in conflict zones.


Friday June 28, 2013 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Infosys Campus Pune

2:30pm

How do we create cities where changemaking is everyone’s business?

Social issues and concerns are often unique to a particular geography. And so is the mix of social sector and business leaders, youth and citizen groups who are part of this place. Changemaking Cities is an attempt to bring together key social and business entrepreneurs, academia and youth in a city, to create an ecosystem, where everyone participates in bringing about positive change.

 


Friday June 28, 2013 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Infosys Campus Pune

2:30pm

How do we create inclusive development in small towns?

India’s urban population grew from the 290 million reported in the 2001 to an estimated 340 million in 2008. By 2030, a third of Indian population will live in 3 and 4 tier Towns of less than 1 million population. 

This is possibly a largest demographic shift in history. In this process rural citizens leave their traditional livelihoods and lifestyle in search of better incomes and higher quality of life. However Indian towns are often unprepared to provide essential infrastructure, services and opportunities needed for these communities to thrive. As a result for many thousands of families become traps of poverty and despair.

The purpose of the session is to design a framework for successful development of these emerging urban spaces. 

 


Friday June 28, 2013 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Infosys Campus Pune

2:30pm

How do we develop a better policy & governance context for social businesses to develop?

Policies and regulations need to catch up with the growing number of social businesses that do not fit neatly within the traditional nonprofit or for-profit legal categories. Participants in this make-a-thon will formulate strategies for self-regulation or advocacy that will not only open doors for investment and spur growth, but also enhance credibility for the sector. Specifically, they will explore:

  • The need to articulate a broad definition of social businesses
  • Certification processes that validate commitment to mission, transparency and accountability.
  • Innovative legal and financial solutions to overcome barriers
  • The future of social enterprise law- if there is a need to advocate for a new legislative framework 

Friday June 28, 2013 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Infosys Campus Pune

2:30pm

How do we move from CSR to creating a shared value?

Businesses are beginning to connect their success with social progress. They are looking to move from the "social responsibility" mind-set where social issues are in the periphery to creating shared value which is at its center. To fuel this shift, participants will discuss different strategies and opportunities including collaboration with social entreprenerus and engagement of employees. 


Friday June 28, 2013 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Infosys Campus Pune

5:00pm

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Friday June 28, 2013 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Infosys Campus Pune