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#radicalcollaboration

The incredible opportunities for #radicalcollaboration by Priya Thachadi I am often asked where I get the energy and the mind space to do all things I am doing. I am overly optimistic, energetic, and animated about things I am passionate about. Let's put it down to a personality issue. And this is always the case when I talk about #radicalcollaboration. Radical Collaboration - a phrase that gets thrown around a lot in the social impact space (with the best of intentions) but often difficult to transform into meaningful and sustained collaborations. Even the best of people and organizations who want [...]

By |18th February 2022|Categories: blog, How to|

Priya’s Talk Impact podcast

All things Impact Investing with Shuyin Tang by Priya Thachadi In the inaugural episode of Talk Impact, Priya chats with the trailblazing investor Shuyin Tang, Partner at Patamar and Co-founder & CEO of the Beacon Fund, about her journey in impact investing and being one of the first and (still) few female investors in the region. Shuyin is an outstanding leader in the impact investing space and has pushed the boundaries of investing with new fund models and instruments, especially to address the gender financing gap in Asia. Tune in to find out more: Apple Spotify Stitcher Google podcasts [...]

By |18th February 2022|Categories: blog, How to|

Celebrating three years of Unlock Impact

An itch that wouldn't go away by Aditi Seshadri Three years ago, I had an itch. A small one, the size of a mosquito bite. I was at the end of a four-year tenure at my previous job, and closing in on 14 years of my professional career. I had also made the life-changing move to small, sunny, sleepy Goa, which has a dearth of job options but affords the breathing space and low cost of living that a wannabe entrepreneur/experimenter could do with. I'd made vague noises in the past about 'doing something of my own' and and [...]

By |18th February 2022|Categories: blog, How to|

Priya’s Talk Impact podcast

Gender Financing Gap in Asia by Priya Thachadi In this episode, Priya shares some key insights into the gender financing gap, and the challenges and barriers faced by women entrepreneurs. The post Covid-19 world is a tough landscape and women have been affected disproportionately. Priya also talks about WE Rise, a new initiative her team has designed to support women entrepreneurs in the Philippines. Tune in to find out more: Apple Spotify Stitcher Google podcasts Player FM For more episodes of Talk Impact, click here. (Published Sep 17, 2020)

By |18th February 2022|Categories: blog, How to|

What I learnt from mentoring rural entrepreneurs

Mentoring rural entrepreneurs has taught me how to hustle by Aditi Seshadri Last evening, I was talking to Sudesh Sharma from Hisar village in Haryana. Sudeshji had a question that many have been asking for the past year all over the world – Mujhe online classes karne hain, aap bata sakte hain main kaise karoon? (I want to run online classes, can you tell me how to do them?) For six months now, I’ve been a pro bono mentor with Internet Saathi Accelerator, an online accelerator for rural women entrepreneurs, run by women’s platform SHEROES, in partnership with Google’s Internet Saathi initiative. We are [...]

By |18th February 2022|Categories: blog, How to|

Kamal Kisan

A social enterprise focused on agricultural innovations that improves farming outcomes and livelihoods. We work with the Kamal Kisan team on social media strategy and execution, pitch decks for different stakeholders and video marketing materials.

By |6th January 2022|Categories: Comms Ninja|

Close the GAP

The grand challenge for Gender and Progress (GAP) is an initiative with the aim of sourcing and supporting organisations and models solving key issues to address gender equality - from inclusive products and services for women and girls to solutions that focus on workplace diversity and gender.

By |22nd November 2021|Categories: Advisory|Tags: |

GIZ India

German organisation GIZ supports sustainable development working with partners in India. We collaborate with them on the Her&Now project for women entrepreneurs by delivering leadership curriculum and support to women entrepreneurs.

By |6th October 2021|Categories: Advisory|
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