Greetings for the festive season ! and this month it’s only fair to get a little extra.. So please welcome the very FIRST “Featured Trainer Duo” for the month. Yes not one but two volunteers who shared their expertise on Using Excel for data management & Reporting, to improve the efficiency of 10 NGO’s working in rural areas of…… Continue reading “It’s a perfect arrangement to not just build capacity of others but self-learn as part of this process”
Ms. Shalini Gambhir, a CSR consultant and an alumnus of Delhi University and Delhi School of Economics volunteered her time and efforts in contributing towards GYAN an acronym for Get Your Answers Now. GYAN is an initiative of iVolunteer that offers Volunteer led capacity building workshops for the Non Profit sector. We spoke to Shalini about her…… Continue reading “The small size of the group is good for interaction”
Meet Sunil Sethi, National coordinator at BYST, a Not For Profit founded by Lt JRD Tata that believes in turning Job seekers into job creators. Interestingly, this wasn’t Sunil’s introduction when he joined Delhi whiteboard in July 2011, till Jan 2014 he was CEO, VH Fashions a For Profit set up with no significant connect…… Continue reading “A change which I never thought would happen”
Meet our very own Deepam Yogi, Ex Head of Marketing iVolunteer who currently Heads Operation at Social Access Communications, A marketing and communications Professional her strength lies in bringing people (things) together to provide unique, strategic and structured solutions to situations at hand. Committed to social change and an active volunteer herself, she believes that…… Continue reading It’s not a cake walk !!
Not a GyAni but I love GYAN. Why? cause Get Your Answers Now, volunteer led customized workshops, is what it means to me and hope that with time it will replace the existing connotation of the word “gyan”, at least the development sector !. What makes me hopeful of this change is not only my passion…… Continue reading When you know what it really is !
This is Denny John, Dy Director-Implementation Micro Insurance Academy. His Linked In profile gives a preview into his professional achievements, however we are glad introduce him as our Whiteboard and GYAN volunteer. As a resource person for GYAN, a volunteer led initiative of iVolunteer aimed at building capacity of NGO’s, his session on one of…… Continue reading “I consider volunteering as part of ISR, i.e. individual social responsibility.”
Introducing Mr Vijay Ladha, a Chartered Accountant since last 30 years. A first generation Entrepreneur running his own venture and at the same time spearheading the Bangalore Division of Make A Wish Foundation of India since 2008. For him, Volunteering is his duty towards the society and his first GYAN session in Banaglore on “Seeking support from Donors…… Continue reading “I strongly feel that support to Non Profit sector is not necessarily only by donations, the sector can also benefit a lot from volunteers “
Meet Manosh R. Sengupta, our Banaglore based volunteer for Whiteboard, GYAN, Joy of Giving and a Guru on “Brand & Marketing”. NGO’s in Bangalore have found his GYAN session on “Building your Brand“extremely useful. The following interview shares his unique perspective on volunteering in his very own words & style. Tell us something about yourself (…… Continue reading “Volunteering, for me, is an opportunity to indulge in areas that my professional work does not allow me to”
In continuation of our efforts to assess the impact of GYAN we talked to Laura Donovan, Chief Executive, Partners in Change to understand her assessment of GYAN. It’s a pleasure to know that she not only found the initiative helpful for her employees but is also looking at volunteering her time to take a GYAN…… Continue reading “Dikhsit did a brilliant job at presentation”- Laura Donovan,CEO, Partners in Change
As promised following is the revised calender for GYAN with updates on sessions in Banaglore & Chennai. August brings a bonanza of opportunities for building your skills that will have a direct impact on your work. GYAN (Get Your Answers Now), the initiative that offers customized tanning’s to NGO’s 1. Topic: Innovative ways of…… Continue reading Build Your Skills -GYAN August – Revised Calender