Millennium Alliance awardee Akshara Foundation works to inculcate positive reading habits in school children in Karnataka.
The innovative Bhungroo irrigation system, developed by Fulbright Scholar Trupti Jain’s social enterprise, helps farmers prosper in the face of climate change.
Odisha-based Shanta Memorial Rehabilitation Centre works to empower women with disabilities through capacity building training, supported by funding from USAID.
AIRSWEEE participant Kshama Hastak’s Sarthak Foundation provides free-of-cost education to children from economically disadvantaged sections of society.
Simi Mehta, a Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Fellow and CEO of Nexus Incubator-trained IMPRI, talks about her think tank and its work on the management of homeless shelters in New Delhi.
IVLP alumnus Mathew Jose’s multifaceted waste management enterprise Paperman moves India toward greater sustainability.
Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Gita Surie is researching how to bring renewable energy to rural India through social entrepreneurship.
The women’s suffrage movement is part of the overall women’s rights movement in the United States.
Author and professor Jigna Desai works to transform people’s thinking about power dynamics in the South Asian diaspora.
Lakshmi Pratury was the co-host of the first TEDIndia talk and is the founder of the INK Conference, a platform for game changers to share their stories and ideas.
The S M Sehgal Foundation focuses on community-led initiatives to achieve social, economic and environmental development in rural India.
Hyderabad-based Waterlife India is providing safe water sustainably and at an affordable price to millions of people in rural India.
With Defendables, entrepreneur Kristi Gorinas is making self-protection discreet and easy for women.
Seema Chaturvedi of Project AIRSWEEE helps young women entrepreneurs in India achieve success.