The third event in the Wheeler Institute for Business and Development’s flagship ‘Rethinking Capitalism series – inviting 2019 Nobel Prize awardees, Professors Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee. Professor Elias Papaioannou will moderate the event.
Wheeler Institute project team contributes to the development of knowledge piece on Sustainable Investment Clusters
Demonstrating how Investment Clusters and Special Economic Zones can be used to drive sustainable and inclusive growth
Join rural women entrepreneurs, the Wheeler Institute, Dharma Life, Pathfinder International, and a network of global partners to identify and discuss challenges faced by rural communities.
A recording of this webinar will be available soon. Purpose is one of the corporate buzzwords of 2020, with the politicians, the public, and even investors themselves calling on businesses to address the world’s social problems. But it may seem unrealistic to think about purpose in a pandemic when companies are strapped for cash –…
The Jaya Alliance, a movement to empower rural women in India, build skills and create livelihoods.
How has Dharma Life supported rural Indians in its response to COVID-19?
Social Enterprise and Business for Change One Young World (OYW) is a not-for-profit organisation, connecting young leaders from across the globe to identify, discuss and come up with solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues. Each year, OYW hosts its annual Summit, inviting more than 1,800 talented young leaders from over 190 countries,…
Join us for the 2nd event in the Voice-of-the-Village roundtable series, in which we will launch the Jaya Alliance for livelihood opportunities among rural women.
Wheeler Institute project team collaborates with Dharma Life to transform their model in response to COVID-19
You can see the last time we posted about this project was announcing the project here. COVID-19 has affected many people in many ways in 2020. Geric and I are very lucky that the biggest personal impact has been that our post MBA employment was delayed by six months. When this happened in May, I…
Dharma Life’s Pivot: How a social enterprise is empowering women entrepreneurs and transforming its model in response to COVID-19
COVID-19 poses an immense threat to the people of rural India. This is the case both immediately as a health and wellbeing concern and in the longer term as development issues fail to progress due to a shift in focus and funding. Approximately 400 million people working in the informal economy in India are at risk of falling deeper into poverty due to this crisis. This devastating impact on livelihood could take the lives of more Indians than the disease itself.