Past Events

Report on past events

Exploring solutions to India’s sanitation crisis: Key messages from the Clean India convening

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A convening on sanitation was hosted by The University of Chicago Center in Delhi, in conjunction with the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business’ Social Enterprise Initiative and non-profit Toilet Hackers and facilitated by resource partner Samhita Social Ventures. The purpose of the convening was to take stock of the Swachh Bharat campaign, identify gaps and suggest a way forward.

National conference on ‘Improving Quality of Education – Role of CSR’ , Mumbai

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Educational Initiatives, in partnership with Samhita Social Ventures, organized the second National CSR Leadership Conference on ‘Improving Quality of Education – Role of CSR’ on 26th of February 2015 at the MCA Recreation Center in Mumbai.

TechCamp Chennai: Using Technology for Social Good

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The U.S. Consulate General, Chennai in collaboration with Samhita Social Ventures and Global India Fund, sought to empower participants with new and emerging technology resources through TechCamp Chennai. Over 65 leaders from the social sector, 13 university students and 10 technology experts attended the event on February 06, 2015 at Hotel Savera, Chennai.

Dare to Lead: A roundtable conference for women leaders

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Dun & Bradstreet India hosts the Dare to Lead initiative which brings together women entrepreneurs and leaders to empower the next generation of women to aspire to leadership positions. Ms. Priya Naik co-founder of Samhita Social Ventures was invited to speak at the 2015 ‘Dare to Lead’ roundtable on the 10th of March.

National conference on ‘Improving Quality of Education – Role of CSR’ , Gurgaon

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Educational Initiatives, in partnership with Samhita Social Ventures, organized a one day National CSR Leadership Conference on ‘Improving Quality of Education – Role of CSR’ on 29th January 2015 at the Westin, Gurgaon.

Peace Tech Exchange Mumbai: Tackling gender-based violence through technology

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PTX Mumbai was an experience that encouraged collaboration and provided learning opportunities not only for the NGOs but also technologists and organizers. The NGOs were able to create meaningful projects and develop new ideas that used technology as a platform for connectivity, communication and impact.

Tapping into CSR funds: A two-day capacity building session for social organizations

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In the wake of the Companies Act 2013, the question arises if social organizations have the capacity and wherewithal to absorb the funds from companies and thus translate them effectively into social impact.To address this challenge, Samhita Social Ventures organized a two-day capacity building workshop on April 29-30, 2014 – ‘Tapping into CSR funds’, for NGOs and social enterprises.

TechCamp Bengaluru – Empowering social sector leaders with the technological resources to make impactful change

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Over 50 leaders from the social sector and over 30 technology experts, journalists and university students from across the state of Karnataka came together for TechCamp Bengaluru on February 28, 2014. The event, organized by the U.S. Consulate General, Chennai and Samhita Social Ventures, sought to empower them with new and emerging technology resources to […]

‘CSR in Education:’ Education landscape in India, highlighting needs and interventions for CSR

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Samhita Social Ventures, in collaboration with Department for International Development (DFID) and Central Square Foundation, organized a conference ‘CSR in Education – Ensuring Impact’, in Mumbai on February 20, 2014. The objective of the event was to assist companies in understanding the education landscape in India and thus play a larger role in socially relevant education interventions.

Building the CSR Marketplace – effective partnerships between Corporates and social organizations: Samhita Social Ventures and UnLtd Hyderabad

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Samhita Social Ventures and UnLtd Hyderabad successfully facilitated a distinctive event focused on Corporate Social Responsibility by engaging social enterprises and corporate organizations on a common platform at HICC Complex, Novotel Hyderabad.