AVPN Webinar: Mobilizing Human Capital for Greater Social Impact

By Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)

COUNTRY

Online and India

Date & time

17 October 2019

4:00pm

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17 October 2019

5:00pm

About this event

Mobilizing Human Capital for Greater Social Impact
Date : Thursday 17 October 2019
Time : 4:00-5:00pm (IST)
Online

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An organization’s most valuable asset is its people – their skills, individual identities, and uniquely lived experiences that employees bring with them when they arrive to work. When these attributes are harnessed, social purpose organizations can increase their impact and work toward solving the socio-economic crisis that matters most to them. But the answers to the above aren’t easy. Finding, retaining, developing and constantly engaging talents are problems that organisations are constantly grappling with.

There is also a growing trend that is sweeping across the globe at the moment: a need for finding and defining careers of meaning and purpose. This has led to a steady increase in the interest of people in exploring careers where they can create social impact.

AVPN members, Amani Institute and Arthan Careers, have significant experience in building human capital capacity in the social impact sector.

In this webinar, we will be joined by Shehzia Lilani from Amani Institute and Anchal Kakkar from Arthan Careers, who will cover the following two perspectives:

  • Finding the right talent to match the organizational needs
  • Building the skills within individuals to create social impact
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Shehzia Lilani
Country Director- India, Amani Institute

As one of the founding team members and currently Country Director of Amani Institute in India, Shehzia is responsible for leading Amani’s work in India, their base for supporting changemakers across Asia. She manages their flagship Certificate in Social Innovation Management program, has been an integral member of Amani’s custom-design programs team and has led or co-led trainings with Oxfam, University of Chicago, CRY, Upaya Social Ventures, Melton Foundation and Nilekani Philanthropies.

Anchal Kakkar
Vice President, Strategy & Partnerships, Arthan

Anchal is responsible for investment, business development and stakeholder communication at Arthan. She recently worked with BCG as an external/specialist consultant on a project involving research, writing and advocacy related to the future of jobs in India. Prior to this, she worked with Dasra, in Mumbai, where she provided hands-on capacity building, consulting and grant management services to non-profit organizations across the sectors of sanitation, education and governance. She is a Shell Foundation/ Impact Business Leaders Fellow and an MBA from Said Business School, Oxford. She has previously worked with PwC and is a chartered accountant by profession. She has also done projects/ internships with Acumen Pakistan and Accounting for International Development, UK.

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