Media

The work and activities of the Godrej India Culture Lab have drawn the attention of the media ever since our inception. Here is a selection of some of the coverage we’ve received. If you’re from the press and would like to visit our lab, attend some of our events, or would like specific images of certain events, please mail us on indiaculturelab@godrejinds.com

Asian Age

Fashionably Feminist

As the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) is set to stage the first plus-size fashion show, thereby redefining the ramp-ready body type, a few feminist thinkers and fashion designers are preparing to give a talk on fashion and feminism at the Godrej India Culture Lab, in a bid to sensitise and change the...18 August 2016

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India Today

My freedom to be: Freedom is a compass to orient oneself with

I love living in a country where fierce debate is possible. Having differences in opinion is never the problem; the challenge would be if the debates were to stop. At the Godrej India Culture Lab, we provide a space where one can share perspectives, offer opportunities for negotiation and conve...10 August 2016

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DNA

All about inclusion

The Godrej group has emerged as a leader of the movement for LGBTQ inclusion in the corporate space with sensitisation programmes and HR rules that support integration in every which way. DNA talks to Godrej India Culture Lab Head, Parmesh Shahani to learn more.31 July 2016

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Hindustan Times

For the love of Mumbai

Brunch celebrates eleven years of our love affair with Mumbai, we ask a few of its well-known residents, old and new, to pick one location that to them embodies the essence of this metropolis. Parmesh Shahani of Godrej India Culture Lab finds peace and oxygen in Vikhroli’s mangroves.31 July 2016

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The Economic Times

There is no algorithm for chemistry, says Tinder India CEO Taru Kapoor

Taru Kapoor was in the city for just a day, mainly to speak at the Godrej India Culture Lab event, where a panel discussed love, sex and desire in the Indian context today. It was an important conversation for Kapoor and all at Tinder India. 22 July 2016

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Hindustan Times

Dating through the ages: How matchmaking evolved with technology

We trace the history of dating through the ages — from printing press to modern-day apps ahead of a panel discussion on matchmaking in India this weekend at the Godrej India Culture Lab. The talk, will examine the intersection of technology with dating, love and erotica.16 July 2016

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The Hindu

Talking about desire, and other taboos

To explore this relationship between technology and the changing sexual landscape of India, Godrej India Culture Lab is hosting a panel discussion, ‘India LSD (Love. Sex. Desire.) — where technology meets the erotic’. The panel aims to make these 'sensitive' subjects more accesible to the lay p...14 July 2016

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India Today

Fitting In: Gay Pride

Parmesh Shahani, head of the Godrej India Culture Lab, shares his journey and explains why one should talk openly about one's sexuality in this documentary by India Today called 'Fitting In'.9 July 2016

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