Tracing the Green Revolution via the Green Silk Road – Part 1

This blog details my transformative four-day visit to the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Chennai […]


Crafts, Sketches, and Strings

Recently in the heart of my fellowship project, a beautiful twist emerged. The cohort that […]


Overcoming gender barriers and menstrual health challenges in sport participation

Masculinity and femininity play a role in sport participation. For a long time, athletic activities […]


Three days at SVSU: Experiencing Skill Education Firsthand

“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”  […]


Stigma Vs Resilience: Empowering Mental Health in the Disabled Community

There is no machismo in masking the mind muddle. This was the gist of the […]


Ramdev Pir: Inspiring Service to Others

When I arrived in Gujarat to start my Fellowship journey at the Centre for Environment […]


Power of People’s Institutions

Prior to being accepted for the AIF Banyan Impact Fellowship, I had planned to submit […]


Narratives of Resilience: The Story of People’s Resistance in Ambujwadi (Part 2/2)

This is the second of a two-part series.    2005. On a morning like any […]


A Holistic Lens on Housing: The Story of People’s Resistance in Ambujwadi (Part 1/2)

It is commonly said that more than half of Mumbai lives in informal settlements. Seeing […]


Enhancing Women’s Workspaces: A Visualisation Exercise on WASH Facilities in Podampeta, Odisha

As I began working on the WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) project during my Fellowship […]

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