Mallika Dutt

Human Rights & Innovation

2 December 2011

Mallika Dutt is the Founder, President, and CEO of Breakthrough a global human rights organization based out of New York that uses the power of media, popular culture, and community mobilization to inspire people to take bold action for dignity, equality and justice. She realized very early that that to improve women’s rights, media campaigns have to be organised at the community level. Her successes began with the Mann Ke Manjeere campaign where she had Shubha Mudgal sing to Shantanu Moitra’s music.

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Ralph Simon, Rikin Gandhi, Bill Thies and Nikhil Pahwa

India's Digital Futures

18 November 2011

Four incredible speakers from London, Delhi and Bangalore came to the Godrej India Culture Lab to discuss India's digital future. First the celebrated mobile guru Ralph Simon (creator of the mobile ringtone, CEO of Mobilium, mobile strategy advisor to Madonna, Lady Gaga, and the FIFA World Cup) spoke on global trends in mobile entertainment. Following Ralph was Rikin Gandhi who is an Ashoka Fellow, an MIT T35 awardee and on India Today’s hotlist of most promising Indians below 35, who spoke on how he’s empowering a video revolution in rural India through his NGO Digital Green. The third speaker was Bill Thies from Microsoft Research, who is the –cofounder of CGNet Swara, an audio based citizen journalism service based in Chattisgarh. And finally there was Nikhil Pahwa, the Editor in Chief of Medianama, India’s digital media monitor. 

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Geetu Hinduja

Mumbai Meri Jaan

7 October 2011

Parmesh Shahani, the head of Godrej India Culture Lab gave a quick talk on all the secret places, things and ideas about Mumbai that he loves, accompanied by images and video.

This was followed by a live performance by cutting edge singer-songwriter Geetu Hinduja, who over the years has reinvented and recharged herself, as well as Mumbai city with her soulful music. This musical funda was absolutely unmissable with food for thought and music to your ears. 

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Human Rights & Innovation

Mallika Dutt is the Founder, President, and CEO of Breakthrough a global human rights organization based out of New York that uses the power of media, popular culture, and community mobilization to inspire people to take bold action for dignity, equality and justice. She realized very early that that to improve women’s rights, media campaigns have to be organised at the community level. Her successes began with the Mann Ke Manjeere campaign where she had Shubha Mudgal sing to Shantanu Moitra’s music.2 December 2011

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India's Digital Futures

Four incredible speakers from London, Delhi and Bangalore came to the Godrej India Culture Lab to discuss India's digital future. First the celebrated mobile guru Ralph Simon (creator of the mobile ringtone, CEO of Mobilium, mobile strategy advisor to Madonna, Lady Gaga, and the FIFA World Cup) spoke on global trends in mobile entertainment. Following Ralph was Rikin Gandhi who is an Ashoka Fellow, an MIT T35 awardee and on India Today’s hotlist of most promising Indians below 35, who spoke on how...18 November 2011

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Mumbai Meri Jaan

Parmesh Shahani, the head of Godrej India Culture Lab gave a quick talk on all the secret places, things and ideas about Mumbai that he loves, accompanied by images and video. This was followed by a live performance by cutting edge singer-songwriter Geetu Hinduja, who over the years has reinvented and recharged herself, as well as Mumbai city with her soulful music. This musical funda was absolutely unmissable with food for thought and music to your ears. 7 October 2011

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