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Society track of The Goa Project 2016

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Shilpika Gautam

Conscious Clubbing

A sober perspective on why self propelled highs(as opposed to drugs) can (also) help one attain a more elevated sense of being.Especially when out partying and at festivals. more
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  • 26 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

akshay roongta

Participatory Learning Networks

The presentation will focus on current systems in social impact projects at scale, and how bringing in participation by beneficiaries and grassroots workers can increase impact, because of greater contextualisation and ownership. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 28 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Cheelu Chandran

Gratitude Attitude and Life's Purpose

The talk will bring about a transformation in the way we think and look at life through: a deeper insight into our minds and the essence of ‘me’ bringing clarity into what we all are here for..our life’s purpose knowing how to live practically in the now and the difference between the now and instant gratification being aware that we are our own heroes, limiting factors and our own source of infi… more
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  • Submitted
  • 29 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Nivas Ravichandran

How social media helped during Chennai floods

To show how Social Media was leveraged by several Chennaites to help the affected. It would act as a good example of how one could solve a crisis with the help of Social Media. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 30 Dec 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Rashi

Getting comfortable with your sexual self

Recognising the gaps in your perception of sexual self and reality more
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  • Submitted
  • 02 Jan 2015
Technical level: Beginner

Kenney Jacob

Politics in the 21st Century

To raise awareness about role of politics in the 21st century more
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  • Submitted
  • 07 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Anish V

Influence of Cheating on Human Culture & Relationships

To gain perspective about personal and societal behaviours that may have never been questioned or if questioned, not understood and which stem from the natural behaviour of sexual infidelity. more
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  • 07 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Abhineeta Raghunath

Sex Crimes And The City- How To Be Today's Carrie Bradshaw

To reflect on an Urban Woman’s Life and share what I’ve learnt about keeping myself safe, while still having all the fun I need. more
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  • Submitted
  • 09 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

neha singh

The future of Why Loiter? - new ideas for outreach

to discuss various new avenues that can be explored, through the arts/design/performances/any new medium to make the Why loiter? movement reach out to more women (and men) across urban and rural India. more
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  • Waitlisted
  • 11 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Jeeva Anna George

Work, Food, Music, Ethics, Health, Wellness : Decoding All for People and Society

To highlight how all of it is related through live music, props and case studies more
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  • Cancelled
  • 12 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

Ankur Pandey

Effective Altruism

Introducing Effective Altruism- a recent social/ philosophical movement which focus on non-trivial application of rationality & evidence to maximize impact on the world. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 13 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Nishanth Appari

How I Lost Weight Eating Biryani - Beeryani Fitness

To help people stay healthy in the longrun while enjoying their favorite foods and not torturing themselves in the gym. more
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  • 13 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Keshav Iyengar

The loss of the attention span

To make people aware of the loss of the attention span in this age of an abundance of information and very little knowledge. more
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  • Submitted
  • 13 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Pareen Lathia

From transaction to trust

To help build organizations or social models based on trust rather than transactions. In such systems, there is no need to motivate people, monitor them, or lay down rules of behaving in a certain way. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 14 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Navin Kabra

Understanding Bitcoin and the Blockchain and why this technology has the potential to change the world

While everybody has a vague idea that Bitcoin is some sort of an “anonymous online cryptocurrency,” most of them don’t really know what it means, how it works, and why so many people in so many different industries seem to be so excited about it. At the end of this session, I expect you to have an understanding of how Bitcoin works, what is the really difficult problem that it solves for the firs… more
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  • Submitted
  • 14 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

Yogesh Upadhyaya

Going beyond Modi / Anti Modi / Bhakt / Sickular / AAPTARD

Political discussion in India is most of the times just name calling. Many important issues are either discussed in a good versus evil framework or are not discussed at all. AskHow India has a simple hack to change the tone and content of such conversations! more
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  • Confirmed
  • 15 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Malaika Vaz

The power of adventure sport in democratizing changemaking in rural India.

The objective of this session is for the audience to get a better understanding of non-conventional methods of social entrepreneurship, focusing especially on adventure sport. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 15 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Shriti Munshi

Trivialization of mental illness in social media and alienation of survivors in peer groups

Understanding how trivialization of mental illness is limiting space for survivors to seek help more
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  • 15 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

Siddharth Agarwal

Social Activism, Work and Impact.

To understand why it is imperative that the young act and how to go about doing it. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 16 Jan 2016
Technical level: Intermediate

Anuja Pitre

If you're stupid and you know it, honk!

Exploring and understanding the lack of civic sense and conduct in India more
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  • Shortlisted
  • 16 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Akshat Singhal

Building 21st century skills through service learning

At the end of the session, I expect you to have an understanding of ‘service learning’ and how it is used to build skills required in 21st century and at the same time solve social problems. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 17 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Akshat Singhal

The Leadership Manifesto : mapping We-Me-Us Journey

To leave each participant with reflections on where they are on their leadership journey. We will do this through a manifesto that we have created after speaking to leadership practitioners. This manifesto speaks about three journeys - ME, WE and US and we will be mapping ourselves vis-a-vis these. more
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  • Submitted
  • 17 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Aditya Dev Sood

Bitcoin and Blockchain for Public Transparency and Accountability in India

To create a community of people interested is using bitcoin and blockchain to promote citizen participation and transparent transactions in India. more
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  • Submitted
  • 18 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Dayanand prabhu

Guns, Germs And Steel. Let's Talk Evolution.

Evolution by natural selection is an often misunderstood topic with many people ignoring the simplistic beauty of the process. This talk aims at kindling an interest in evolution from where attendees can explore further books and topics. more
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  • Confirmed
  • 06 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Abhineeta Raghunath Proposing

Digital Desh: Is Rural India equipped to be in the startup scene? Here's what we found.

Between the logistic/policy hassle of enabling Desi Entrepreneurs and putting them online, we forgot to check how their organic growth is really like. more
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  • Shortlisted
  • 15 Jan 2016
Technical level: Beginner
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