Development Debates, Disaster and Assam

As we embrace the ideas of development to embark upon the journey of change one needs to thoroughly understand the inherent debates. The role of traditional knowledge systems, communities and

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Service from Local to Global

Before joining the AIF Fellowship, I completed a year of AmeriCorps service at a family health center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In this role, I worked directly with new moms on

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Better Off (Un)knowing

*Thwack*!
Absent-mindedly, I swat another mosquito away that has landed on my arm. I can now trace invisible lines on my body from one bite to another, and even with

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Rethinking Women’s Empowerment

When I told my coworkers, family, and friends that I was going to live in rural India for ten months, the reaction quickly became predictable: raised eyebrows, pursed lips, and

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Here’s My Story: What’s Yours?

I consider myself a storyteller, a wordsmith, a communication expert, a journalist. I seek out narratives in my day-to-day, craft puns in my spare time, accidentally interview my friends mid-casual-conversation.

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A Mic to the Mic-less

Nestled in a quaint village on the outskirts of the jungle in Anjuna, Goa is an old Portuguese house that is the home to a small media organization with a

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