How to make workplaces more inclusive for trans community

Team Culture Lab

20 December 2018

September 6, 2018, was a landmark day for the LGBTQ community. After years of prolonged efforts by activists, lawyers and NGOs, the Supreme Court delivered a landmark judgement decriminalising homosexuality. In December, this year, we launched A Manifesto for Trans Inclusion in the Workplace. 

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Mapping Mumbai’s cultural spaces

Team Culture Lab

20 December 2018

Around two years ago, we started working on a comprehensive map of Mumbai’s cultural spaces. In October this year, we finally launched Mumbai’s Cultural Map. While Mumbai has diverse cultural spots and a rich cultural landscape, we felt that there was a need for presenting it on a single, easy to use platform.

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Top 5 blogs of 2018

Team Culture Lab

20 December 2018

Over the past year, we published some interesting Twitter chats, interviews, resource lists, opinion pieces and event write-ups. Our top five includes a list of best mental health professionals, an online adda on how Bollywood can educate citizens about civic matters, the making of gully rap musicians of Mumbai, and more.

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Best moments of 2018 in pics

Team Culture Lab

20 December 2018

In 2018, we had several picture perfect, Instagram-worthy moments. We spent time looking through our archives to find the best photos to sum up a very exciting year. Take a look and we hope you enjoy them. 

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The Champions Programme begins

Upasana Baliyarsingh

19 October 2018

In October, the good folks at India Culture Lab organized a first time ever gallery-hopping experience for us, the Culture Lab Champions. The Champions programme is an avenue to meaningfully engage with Culture Lab enthusiasts from across the companies in Godrej, thus creating a network of Culture Lab ambassadors among Godrej employees. I am one of the privileged few to be part of this group.

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Masterclass is in session

Leadership Programme Fellows

14 September 2018

We invited four leading minds in activism and culture - Zainab Patel, Nikhil Taneja, Ritesh Uttamchandani, Supriya Nair - to deliver a masterclass in their fields. These lectures were a part of curriculum for the Godrej India Culture Lab Leadership Programme - a one-month intership at the Culture Lab. The programme is designed to give students an insider's look of the cultural industry in the country to raise cultural leaders of tomorrow.  

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Six things we learnt from Manto

Team India Culture Lab

11 September 2018

Bollywood and academia came together to talk about the life of the skilled satirist Saadat Hasan Manto, contextualising his writings in our current socio-political climate, as a precursor to Nandita Das's upcoming biopic Manto. Here are some of the quotes by our power-packed panel featuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Rasika Dugal from the film's cast, literary historian Rakhshanda Jalil and author Nazia Erum.

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Civic Entertainment FAQs

Anushka Shah

14 August 2018

Civic entertainment is difficult to define in a few sentences, so we put together some frequently asked questions to give you a better idea of the concept.

 

 

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