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Saturday, June 29
 

9:00am

Using Data for Impact
This session aims to demystify the buzz around 'data' for advocacy. It
will identify tools for gathering, analysing, visualising and sharing
data, and reflect on challenges in working with data in India. It will
combine presentations, hands-on activity and discussion.

Guests
Ashoka Fellows
avatar for Sunil Abraham

Sunil Abraham

The Centre for Internet & Society
Sunil Abraham is providing web services and products that are affordable and effective for the Indian voluntary sector. His work, based on "open-source" sharing of programs, enables citizen organizations to effectively use the Internet in the areas of fundraising, networking, advocacy... Read More →


Saturday June 29, 2013 9:00am - 9:30am
Infosys Campus Pune

9:00am

Behavioral Architecture
Limited Capacity seats available

Why doesn't awareness or knowledge lead to behavior change- whether that be to improve diets, gender issues or conserving the environment? What explains this Knowing-Doing gap? How do we make decisions and what are the factors that influence our decision-making? Are we fundamentally rational or irrational, risk-takers or conformists? Understanding the true factors that affect decision making becomes central to engineering social change. Advances in Behavioural Economics and Cognitive Neuroscience are questioning long held beliefs and assumptions on human decision making. Join in to gain a glimpse into new insights that can help us effectively change behaviour.

 


Guests
avatar for Ram Prasad

Ram Prasad

Founder Director, Final Mile
Ram is a co-founder of FinalMile, a first of its kind consulting company in the world. Its practice of Behaviour ArchitectureTM is built on the principles of Cognitive Neuroscience and Behavioural Economics. This practice is hinged on explaining behaviour accurately and influencing... Read More →


Saturday June 29, 2013 9:00am - 11:30am
Infosys Campus Pune

9:00am

Design Thinking
Design-thinking is an innovation methodology powered by a thorough understanding, through direct observation, of what people want and need in their lives, and what they like and dislike. Design-thinking endeavors to solve problems and create new possibilities. Key characteristics of design-thinkers are empathy, integrative thinking, optimism, experimentalism and collaboration.During this workshop, you will learn to apply a number of design-thinking and creative leadership tools from THNK’s Creation Flow: a creative process and iteration through four stages: Sensing, Visioning, Prototyping and Scaling.

Guests
avatar for Shammy Jacob

Shammy Jacob

THNK, Saaf India Foundation
Shammy (Indian/Dutch, 1965) is the Founder and Managing Director of the Saaf India Foundation. He is a Founding Participant at THNK, the Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership, where he started Saaf India with a team of fellow THNK participants in 2012. He envisions a cleaner India... Read More →
avatar for Dinesh Sonak

Dinesh Sonak

THNK, Saaf India Foundation
Dinesh (Dutch/Indian, 1979) is the India Ambassador of THNK, the Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership and Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Saaf India Foundation. Previously, he was THNK’s Partnerships Director, business development and organizing societal innovation... Read More →


Saturday June 29, 2013 9:00am - 11:30am
Infosys Campus Pune

9:00am

Storytelling for Movements

Storytelling is a shared process between the teller and the listener. It can be used for leading and communicating values, insights, call-to-action, or vision and will easily cut across barriers of age, experience, skepticism and ideology. It becomes a personal act and creates this immutable connection with the listener at an emotional level.

Storytelling is an essential skill for every leader. The role of a leader at any given time is not to play the individual instruments but to unify the performance and to shape the sound of the ensemble. Leadership at its core is this ability to inspire, influence and persuade people.

Social Entrepreneurs are always persuading their teams, communities, funders, media and partners. And often to convince people it takes more than facts and figures or an appeal to reason. The best way to engage people with the vision in a profound way is to use the power of stories. This workshop will help you reflect on your storytelling skills and give practical suggestions on how you can become a great storyteller.


Ashoka Fellows
avatar for Geeta Ramanujam

Geeta Ramanujam

Kathalaya
Geeta Ramanujam is injecting new life into Indian classrooms by reviving the art of storytelling–a cultural tradition forgotten by modern education–and making it part of the primary school curriculum.


Saturday June 29, 2013 9:00am - 11:30am
Infosys Campus Pune

9:00am

We The Young: Designing spaces where the young imagine and lead social change
India is a young nation. But where are the young innovators, changemakers and nation builders?·      
Social entrepreneurs are inclusive changemakers. But why have they not engaged thousands of youth talent to shape and lead social change? 

In this session, we nvite you to critique your youth intervention, and identify fresh ideas and skills  for accelerating your work with the young; for creating new spaces that excite and transform the young and;  for launching the next wave of  young changemakers in your region.

Guests
avatar for Manisha Gupta

Manisha Gupta

Founder, Startup

Ashoka Fellows
avatar for Ashraf Patel

Ashraf Patel

Pravah
Ashraf has created an alternative curriculum for educating the youth on the importance of decision-making in a changing socio-political reality. Her aim, through Pravah, is to instill a sense of responsibility and self-awareness in tomorrow's leaders, thus creating a new kind of... Read More →


Saturday June 29, 2013 9:00am - 11:30am
Infosys Campus Pune