dasra philanthropy week 2021 HIGHLIGHTS
It’s Time to Talk: Launch of Deval Sanghavi’s No Cost Extension Podcast
This session saw Deval in conversation with Hansal Mehta, esteemed Indian film director, writer, actor and producer, to launch Deval’s first ever Podcast series No Cost Extension, in which he drives candid dialogues with some of India’s leading philanthropists, NGO and foundation leaders to unpack the mechanics of social change and expose uncomfortable but critical truths about our development sector. Through this conversation, Hansal explored Deval’s most valuable learnings over the last two decades and his vision to drive more such honest conversations within the sector.
Leveraging the Dividend: The Power of Youth Participation in India
This Learning Lab brought together nonprofits, government bodies, academicians, media and youth champions to highlight the ways in which youth engagement at the local and national level can enrich institutions and enhance wellbeing of communities, and to discuss the urgency, challenges and practical ways of moving towards youth participation in decision making.
250 Million Reasons to Invest in Adolescents: A Global Funders’ Roundtable
This learning lab brought together a group of diverse funders, who have each already taken a bold step towards investing in impact holistically, collaboratively, or with a transformational lens. This conversation aimed to explore the various needs, challenges, practicalities, and tangible solutions for effective collaborative and demographic-focused philanthropy.