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Rohini Nilekani | Want to make a difference? Then initiate it.

Civil Society | Active Citizenship | Mar 19, 2015

Good governance, no matter how you define it, is about more than govt and its institutions. Its about citizens investing and engaging in transformation process.

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The Architecture of Good Markets

Business leader and ex-President of the Confederation of Indian Industry, Naushad Forbes, speaks with former journalist and philanthropist Rohini Nilekani, about what markets must include, whom they should serve, and the role they must play in enabling inclusive economic growth. Transcript 0:00:00.0 Rohini Nilekani: You want government to be able to enable competition and innovation […]
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India's NGO Sector is the most diverse in the world

Writer and philanthropist Rohini Nilekani, wife of Infosys co-chairman Nandan Nilekani, has been deeply involved in development issues for many years now. She is the trustee of Akshara Foundation, which works to bring literacy and teaching programmes to poorer children; she co-founded Pratham Books, a non-profit publishing enterprise to produce high-quality, low-cost books for children […]
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Skills vs. Passion: The Challenges for Corporate Professionals Who Move into the Social Sector

Professionals “are very impatient to scale, and don’t realize that in the social sector, what to scale is more critical than how to scale,” says Rohini Nilekani, philanthropist and founder of Arghyam, a Bangalore-based NGO. Corporate professionals, Nilekani adds, tend to have a strong and mistaken belief in the power of the markets to solve […]
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Rohini's Message During the iForIndia Campaign

Rohini Nilekani’s comments and message during the iForIndia fundraiser.
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