Watch the event on 26 September
A platform to co-create systemic solutions for unleashing entrepreneurship.
The Work 4 Progress (W4P) India program is creating a growing body of evidence on social innovation led job creation in underserved regions. Click here to read about human stories of change, social innovation tools and the potential of a community-centred design approach in creating sustainable change.
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A collaborative focused in the global south which is dedicated to building a community of praxis that innovates responses to intractable social-ecological challenges, System Play currently consists of three regional hubs: Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and an online hub. The Asia hub is anchored by Development Alternatives. All the hubs work together to develop accessible resources on systems thinking, map and build a network of systems innovators and build capacities of practitioners.
Go to www.systemsplay.com to view engaging super mini courses, learn with a coach and connect with systems innovators in the global south.
The Work 4 Progress program of “la Caixa” Foundation creates decent livelihoods through social innovation platforms in three countries – India, Mozambique, and Peru.
Click here to access modules on listening and co-creation, and learn more about lessons from W4P’s experience in the global South.
Being Live-streamed from the Development Alternatives Headquarters
|0940 - 0945||Introduction to Development Alternatives|
|0945 - 1115||
Welcome Address by Dr. Arun Kumar, President, Development
"TARAgram Yatra"- 'Yatris' come back from an immersive village experience and share their journey
Introduction to Work 4 Progress - How social innovation is creating jobs in India, Peru and Mozambique by Ms. Marta Solsona Masana,“la Caixa” Foundation and Ms. Kanika Verma, Development Alternatives Group
|1115 - 1200JobsWeWantBackgroundNote||"Voices from the Ground" - Stories of Change from Rural India|
|1200 - 1330||
Moderated by Mr. Pankaj Pachauri, Founder and Editor in Chief GoNews
|1330 - 1415||Lunch|
|1415 - 1530||
Panelists : Ms. Gayatri Acharya, Lead Economist, World Bank | Mr. Joshua Fisher, Director-AC4, The Earth Institute and Adjunct Professor, Columbia University| Mr. Rohtash Mal, Chairman and Managing Director, EM3 Agriservices Pvt Ltd| Mr. Vipin Sharma, CEO, ACCESS Development Services
Moderated by Ms. Zeenat Niazi, Vice President, Development Alternatives
Being Live-streamed from the Embassy of Spain in New Delhi
|1730 - 2000||Opening Remarks by His Excellency Mr.Jose Ramon Baranano Fernandez, Ambassador of Spain to India|
Key Note Speeches
Why Micro-Enterprise Development for job creation? by Dr. Arun Kumar Panda, Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
"Jobs WE Want" - Understanding the aspirations of our people by Shri Anurag Sharma, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Executive Director of Baidyanath
International cooperation for a sustainable future H.R.H the Infanta Cristina of Spain, Director International Programmes, "la Caixa"
Work 4 Progress "la Caixa" - An Overview
Moderated by Mr. Shrashtant Patara, Senior Vice President, Development Alternatives Group
|"Jobs We Make" - Entrepreneurship for a Sustainable Future by Dr. Ashok Khosla, Chairman, Development Alternatives Group|