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 […]

A day with ArtReach – Video Blog

Through AIF Banyan Impact Fellowship’s Professional Development Grant, many of us Fellows discovered new ways […]

Design Strategy for Social Impact

My desk in the office is across from Anil Dada, YUVA’s media coordinator. I’ve seen […]

The stunning s(treats) of DC: A picturebook

Stepping outside in a chilly 42°F on the morning of November 20th, I found myself […]

The Overlooked Rights of a Consumer with Disability

I am a firm believer that words/stories create impact. Stories of marginalized people hardly hog […]

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