Can the Societal Thinking core values, design principles and shifts be leveraged to build agency, nurture dignity and enable choice among young people?

February 14, 2024

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Leveraging technology to design for the agency of users

Shubha Narayanan and Anjali Hans

Explore the power of technology in India’s digital revolution—insights on inclusive design, hybrid approaches, and leveraging innovation for societal impact.

November 24, 2023

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From learners to agents of change – Restoring agency leads to more and rapid action

Anjali Hans

Dr. Pratibha Narayanan, Involve Learning Solutions Foundation

Read Pavan’s story- a testament to the power of restoring agency by enabling learners to become agents of change.

November 14, 2023

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Read how Mantra4Change is transforming education leaders in govt schools through collective capacity building in Anekal, Bangalore.

November 10, 2023

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Inclusivity at scale by activating Purple Economy through open networks

Rishika Gopinath

Shanti Raghavan, Founder, EnAble India

Shanti Raghavan delves into what the Purple Economy is and explains the need for creating visibility of demand for persons with disability through open networks.

October 17, 2023

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We all know life is all about making choices. From what to do and where to live to if or not to eat that last sweet for lunch. Some choices, of course, are harder to make than others. Some bigger, for us and than us. Shanti has made the right choices. Or, made choices and made them right. 

October 25, 2022

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“Even when we act as representatives of the state or the market, we do not forgo our rights and duties as citizens. When we leave our places of work, we return home as citizens, as members of the public, as humans in a collective. All individuals, regardless of their position in the current power structure, need to belong to a society in which they can exercise agency and freedom, and thrive in the association of other citizens.”

August 12, 2022

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Reimagining the State as an organisation

Dr. Santhosh Mathew

Anjali Hans

I believe that improving governance in India rests on reimagining the State as an organisation — thinking about its systems and processes, how it manages data, funds, recruitment, personnel management, and  training — and the impact these have on public officials and citizens. 

August 10, 2022

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The phrase ‘data is the new oil’ has now become a familiar phrase. While it has been in use for almost a decade, its implications are now clear for all to see as data informs more and more of government and civil society decision-making as well as businesses. Now more than ever, conversations around data policies are gaining relevance in the mainstream.

June 16, 2022

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