Past Events

Report on past events

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

EI Conference

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


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


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


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


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


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.

IICA Roundtable series 2014: CSR as a Value Proposition for Promoting Social Entrepreneurship


In order to explore the various aspects of partnerships and corporate-social enterprise engagement, IICA organized a round table discussion in association with Samhita Social Ventures and NMIMS on 22nd January 2014 titled, ‘CSR as a Value Proposition for Promoting Social Entrepreneurship’. 120 delegates from multiple backgrounds like corporate, NGO, SE and academic institutes attended this discussion.

Healthcare event highlights needs and interventions for CSR to fund

healthcare event banner

A significant proportion of the population in India, particularly in rural areas keep running from pillar to post for access to healthcare. They visit a number of doctors through the public health system that keeps no record of their past ailments. To avoid these inefficiencies, he approaches a private hospital too late to realize that […]

Workshop for DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge

DBS NUS workshop

Samhita Social Ventures facilitated a 3-­‐hour workshop in Mumbai on January 20, 2014 for those entrepreneurs who wished to participate in the DBS-­‐NUS Social Venture Challenge. The workshop was a resounding success with entrepreneurs from over 15 teams and 4 mentors participating.