DASRA SOCIAL IMPACT FORUM
23 | FEBRUARY | 2018
Dasra Social Impact Forum brings together India's leading social entrepreneurs to learn from their peers, advance the conversation on collaborative action to solve social issues and prepare for the rising Indian philanthropic movement.
The Evolving Conversation around Impact and Scale
Xerses Sidhwa (Director, Health Office, USAID) highlights what the sector has learned in the past year about the thriving philanthropy movement and on scaling impact: the need to work with entire ecosystems, the rise of collaboratives as vehicles for impact and the evolving needs and roles of emerging philanthropists
Bridging the Government-NGO Gap
A talk on the evolving nature of government-NGO relationships and what can be done to foster deeper collaboration and learning for systemic impact.
Does Great Power come with Great Corporate Social Responsibility?
A debate that provokes the audience, to reflect critically on CSR and the funding landscape in the development sector in India.
When Things Don’t Go According to Plan
A panel discussion on learnings from creating and leading impact focused organizations and all the failures and successes that accompany. In a sector that thrives on positive representation, failures aren’t spoken about enough. If we hope to make impact at a sector level, we need to discuss what doesn’t work as much as what does
Show Me the [Money] Impact
A candid conversation on the emerging trend of results-based financing and an exploration of the panelists’ experiences with the Educate Girls Development Impact Bond and the recently launched healthcare bond in Rajasthan, supported by USAID, UBS Optimus Foundation, Palladium, PSI, HLFPPT and MSD for Mothers.
State of the Philanthropy Sector
A conversation on the philanthropy landscape and the trends
dictating the funding environment for non-profits across the country.
Preparing for the Philanthropy Movement
A panel discussion on the growing philanthropy movement, the
changing expectations and needs of philanthropists and how nonprofits
can best prepare themselves to benefit