We just wrapped up an international academic conference/camp which lasted for four days. Though I have been involved with event management over the years organizing cultural, seminars, etc., organizing a conference of this stature for about 120 people including foreign scholars and other top researchers from across India was a different experience altogether. Here, I’ll… Continue reading How To Plan An International Conference & Stay Alive: 101
The other day, while I was going through an abstract the organizing committee had received for an International Conference, written by a research scholar, and I cringed internally when I came across a grammatical mistake. Mind you, I am not talking about a status update that a person would have put up on a social… Continue reading To Proof Read or Not To Read?
Sadness is a typical, universal emotion that is expected in situations of loss, change, or difficult life experiences/situations. One must understand the difference between sadness and depression. Where sadness is an emotion that we all experience at some point of time, depression is not an emotion, it is an illness. Depression is a condition that… Continue reading Can High Functioning Individuals Suffer from Depression?
“You get paid for your job?”, pat came the question when I mentioned to my Uncle that I was working in the nonprofit sector. And was I surprised? No! Every time I spoke about my job or my passion for the social sector, I would get some curious glances from people around, followed by the… Continue reading Mapping Key Transferable Skills for Career Transition to Non-Profit
If I had told my younger self that I would one day set out to write about grassroots level education, bottom-up change, and long term impact, I would have scoffed. Set in my aspirations of pursuing a career in journalism, I was not sure what I had planned out in my head, but being on… Continue reading Stories Of Grassroots Education in India
Life is all about unlearning and relearning. The sooner you understand and accept this, the better it is for you to explore new avenues. As someone who has always been fond of writing, I was super thrilled about studying journalism as part of my postgrad course. Shouldn’t be too hard for someone who can write,… Continue reading Guide To Journalism in a Democratic Republic For Amateurs
We’re all emailing all day, every day. They form the initial point of contact for so many of our conversations. With an increasingly global workforce, emails are generally the go-to method for communicating with colleagues across the world. So how do you write professional emails? A clear and crisp subject line: The subject line of the… Continue reading How to Write Professional Emails