Category Archives: Social Change

The New Reason to Work – My Book!

On November 29, 2021, my book, co-authored with colleague and dear friend Ilaina Rabbat, was published! It’s available on Amazon in Kindle, paperback or hardcover, as well as on most other book-selling sites. We were delighted when the book reached #1 on … Continue reading

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How to Build a Career that Will Change the World

Along with my co-author Ilaina, I was delighted to join the co-founder of Escape the City for a fireside chat about our new book, The New Reason to Work. Watch the conversation here.

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Building a Career of Purpose – a Fireside Chat

I really enjoyed speaking with the students of The Brandling’s “Brand the Change” online course. Watch the talk here: You can also read the transcript of the session here.

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My Podcast Interviews

Over the years, I’ve been privileged to be invited as a guest on several podcasts. Here’s a selection of them, for your listening pleasure: 1. Harvard Alumni in Education: The Spaces Between Us, Hope for the Future of Work with … Continue reading

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An Unconventional Take on the Future of Education

Arthan invited me to give a keynote speech at their virtual conference on Building Civil Society Organizations. You can read the text here. If you’re more of a video person, you can watch the recording here

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Finding Purpose in Times of Uncertainty

During the coronavirus pandemic, I did a virtual session (from my bedroom!) for the Circular Apparel Innovation Factory as part of a series of lectures on supporting organizations in the field of sustainable fashion. My talk was on the topic … Continue reading

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Chasing Off a Lion with a Mop: Graduation advice to our previous class in India

During commencement speech season, a few months ago, I gave the following virtual speech to our class of graduating Amani Fellows in India. You can read the full speech here.

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Managing your career during COVID-19

The India Development Review invited me to reflect on the implications of the coronavirus pandemic for careers in the social impact sector in 2020 and beyond. Here is the “straight-talk” piece I wrote for them about where I see careers … Continue reading

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A Medical School for Changemaking

As part of their series on innovations in higher education, Ashoka U and the Stanford Social Innovation Review invited us to write about Amani Institute’s award-winning Social Innovation Management program. Here is the article we wrote for them.

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Success Factors That Overcome the Talent Bottleneck Across Social Enterprises in Asia

In 2019, we at Amani Institute were honoured by a big award and associated funding from Argidius Foundation to scale up our pioneering leadership development program for middle- and senior-managers of SGBs in East Africa to India and Brazil. It … Continue reading

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