Month: January 2015

Communications
President Obama, India's Prime Minister Modi, and the Opportunity to Cooperate on Climate Change
When I was growing up in New Delhi, the annual Republic Day celebrations were always cause for great national pride. They commemorate the day this large, vibrant democracy’s constitution came into force, after India secured...
Communications
Sheryl Sandberg Joins Global Women Leaders in Tech to Demand Gender Equality
“No industry or country can reach its full potential until women reach their full potential. This is especially true of science and technology, where women with a surplus of talent still face a deficit of...
1 Vote Can Put Us In The History Books
This week only, Barefoot College is competing for an award from the Times of India. Your vote can help us win! The Times of India Social Impact Award recognizes “several enlightened people and groups that have taken...
Communications
At Barefoot College, where skill is valued more than degrees
In the small activity centre in Tilonia, students are hard at work. In one room, six women are busy making cotton sanitary napkins. In another, some women are carefully soldering integrated circuit boards for solar...
Communications
Lessons in Innovation from Six of the World's Most Creative Thinkers
From Maya Angelou to Jeff Bezos, wisdom from leaders who’ve done it best. BY Ali Rushdan and Alrick Pagnon Source: Fast Company Much to his disappointment, Hayao Miyazaki is often referred to as the Walt Disney of Japan. Unlike...
Rural Women
Sanitary Pads on a Train: Barefoot College & Aakar Innovations
It is the fourth hour on our train from Kishengar to New Delhi and my contact lenses are drying up, the moon makes an appearance at 4pm in the desert and I am grateful that...