Sensitized Development: The Importance of Religion in the Indian Context

Student one: “Excuse me sir!” (giggles) “Uska saval hai!” Student two: [Points at her friend] […]


Leveling the Playing Field: Art as an Equalizer in Youth Education

I would not call myself an artistic person. Many eons ago I did thoroughly enjoy […]


Our Community, Our Textbooks: Developing a Locally Relevant Primary School Curriculum

Dressed in a French beret, tall socks and a vintage, knit suit carrying nothing but […]


Sharing with Others

  My first solo trip to Kolkata taught me I had been making serious transportation […]


Learning by Laughter

“Didi, ye kaisa hoyega? Ye humare se nahi hoga.” Didi, how will this happen, we […]


Schooling to a New Life

Let’s take a hypothetical situation. Abdul Rahman Khan is a kid born to a poor […]


Language, Politics and Education in North India, Part I: Experiencing Urdu

I. Experiencing Urdu: Jashn-e Rekhta & Urdu in India In December 2017, I had the […]


A Fresh Perspective to a Fresh Start

Are people static, rigid beings that remain the same through life? Are people the same […]


From Pallets to Working in a Prison: My Introduction to India

As I open my eyes to the light of a new day, I wake dazed […]


Unpacking My Journey in India (all the questions)

“You’re deferring law school for another year?” – “Why India – isn’t it hard for […]

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