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The middle Road is a platform enabling social change and impact in the social and development sector, along with art and wellbeing. The platform features leading social change enablers, business and social leaders, policymakers within the social ecosystem. The website of the platform https://themiddleroad.org/

The middle Road is a platform enabling social change and impact in the social and development sector, along with art and wellbeing. The platform features leading social change enablers, business and social leaders, policymakers within the social ecosystem. The website of the platform https://themiddleroad.org/

Location:

India

Description:

The middle Road is a platform enabling social change and impact in the social and development sector, along with art and wellbeing. The platform features leading social change enablers, business and social leaders, policymakers within the social ecosystem. The website of the platform https://themiddleroad.org/

Language:

English

Contact:

9765411836


Episodes

Episode 22: The middle Road interviews Muhiddin Tojiev from NGO Sadoqat, Tajikistan

11/23/2021
Muhiddin Tojiev is from the Devashtich district of Tajikistan. He earned his BA in Translation in 2004 and Higher Education Diploma (equivalent to MA) of English Teacher in 2005 from Khujand State University. Muhiddin wore many hats and his work experience includes position as an Independent Contractor for the BBC World Monitoring Service, Central Asia Unit (2003-2005), Press and Public Affairs Officer at the British Embassy in Dushanbe (2005-2007), and Public Education Specialist at the...

Duration:00:53:34

Episode 21: The middle Road interviews Alfredo Quarto, Program & Policy Director/ Co-founder of Mangrove Action Project (MAP)

9/22/2021
“Human Nature Needs Nature” Alfredo Quarto In this episode, Nishant Malhotra, Sole Founder of The middle Road platform has an animated chat with Alfredo Quarto, Program & Policy Director/ Co-founder of Mangrove Action Project (MAP), a thought leader US-based nonprofit enabling social change and impact by conserving, and restoring our world’s mangrove forests. Mangrove Action Project is educating coastal communities on many aspects of Mangroves trees significantly one of the positive...

Duration:00:49:32

Episode 20: The middle Road interviews Naghma Mulla CEO EdelGive Foundation

8/4/2021
Naghma Mulla “ Women’s right movement one of the strongest in India” In this episode, Nishant Malhotra has a candid chat with Naghma Mulla, a thought leader and CEO of EdelGive Foundation, a leading grant-making organization in India. EdelGive mission is to build and expand the philanthropic ecosystem by funding small and medium-sized grassroots nonprofits (NGOs) committed to empowering vulnerable children, women, and communities. EdelGive Foundation is enabling social change and impact...

Duration:01:03:59

Episode 19: The middle Road interviews Dr. Chandrakant Lahariya Thought Leader -- Public Policy & Health Systems Expert

7/4/2021
In this episode, I will have an in-depth conversation with Dr. Chandrakant Lahariya, one of the foremost healthcare experts and thought leaders in Asia. Our conversation covers various aspects of the pandemic and a must for anyone interested in understanding the efforts of global actors within the healthcare ecosystem in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about mRNA vaccines, difference between Mucormycosis and Black Fungus, Remdesivir divergent results, overview of the randomized...

Duration:01:06:10

Episode 18: The middle Road chats with Anu Prasad Founder & CEO of India Leaders for Social Sector (ILSS)

6/29/2021
Nishant Malhotra Chats with Anu Prasad, a thought leader in the international development sector about her work at India Leaders for Social Sector (ILSS). Anu Prasad is the Founder & CEO of India Leaders for Social Sector (ILSS), a leading non-profit in India that builds and nurtures capacity and talent in India’s social sector. Before setting up ILSS in 2017, Anu was the founding Deputy Dean of the prestigious Young India Fellowship (YIF) and a founding member of Ashoka University, India’s...

Duration:01:02:33

Episode 17: The middle Road chats with Dr Robert Karanja, Co-founder of Villgro Africa

5/15/2021
This is the first podcast episode from Africa, a continent of unmatched pristine beauty, wildlife and origins of modern human race. In this episode Nishant Malhotra chats with Dr. Robert co-founder of Villgro, Africa. Robert has a Ph.D. and Masters in Medical Parasitology & Entomology, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Bachelors in Biology. Before setting up Villgro Africa, Dr. Robert wore multiple hats as a professional within the development sector in Africa. Villgro...

Duration:01:08:55

Episode 16: The middle Road chats with Brooke Burton, Founder of The People's Club

2/17/2021
In this episode, Nishant Malhotra chats with Brooke Burton, Founder of The People's Club. Brooke is enabling social change and impact by focusing on building communities. Based in Chicago, Illinois, US, Brooke completed her MBA from ROSS Business School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and BA from Vanderbilt University. This is the first podcast from The middle Road wherein a free flow strategy is deployed. In this mode of the podcast, no set of questions are decided beforehand rather...

Duration:01:07:28

Episode 15: The middle Road interviews Erica Mills Barnhart, Founder of Claxon Marketing and Claxon University

1/27/2021
In this podcast episode, Nishant Malhotra chats with Erica Mills Barnhart, founder of Claxon Marketing and Claxon University. Erica Mills is an internationally recognized expert on how to use words to make the world a better place. The discussion entails the finer points of marketing, messaging, and mission statement for enabling social change and impact within the sustainable development sector. Snapshot of questions with a brief note of introduction of Erica Mills. Erica wears many hats...

Duration:01:09:01

Episode 14: The middle Road interviews Larry Johnson, Founder The Eight Principles

1/18/2021
Nishant Malhotra, welcomes Larry C Johnson, a thought leader in relational fundraising and philanthropy. A graduate of Yale University, Larry is the author of the award-winning book “The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising” and based on The Wall Street Business Network ranked among the top 15 Fundraising consultants in the United States. Larry specializes in nonprofit development, fundraising, and philanthropy and serves on multiple nonprofit and corporate boards significantly The...

Duration:00:39:03

Episode 13 : The middle Road interviews Ronald Abraham, Founding Partner and India Director, IDinsight

10/23/2020
Nishant Malhotra, interviews Ronald Abraham, Founding Partner, and India Director IDinsight. IDinsight is a global advisory, data analytics, and research organization that uses data and evidence to help leaders maximize their social impact. Its collaborations deploy a large analytical toolkit, including machine learning and randomized evaluations, to help clients design better policies, rigorously test what works, and use evidence to implement effectively at scale. IDinsight works with...

Duration:01:33:27

Episode 12: The middle Road interviews Gireendra Kasmalkar, Founder Ideas 2 Impacts

7/8/2020
Nishant Malhotra, founder of the platform The middle Road interviews Gireendra, founder of Ideas2 Impacts Innovation Pvt Ltd, an upcoming technology company based in India. He is also the founder of Ideas 2 Impact Innovation Center, a leading accelerator/incubator for technology start-ups in India and Pentathlon Ventures funds, which supports early B2B Tech Start-ups. The chat focuses on how technology is enabling a sustainable social impact within society and the social ecosystem. The...

Duration:01:05:39

Episode 11: Nishant Malhotra Founder of Middle Road OPC Pvt Ltd (www.themiddleroad.org) on Sustainable Finance

4/30/2020
An excellent overview of the Sustainable Finance with a focus on the Sustainable Bonds. The chat takes through a few selected milestones which led to the rise of Environment, Social and Governance ESG theme becoming mainstream. ESG here implies Sustainable Finance. Sustainable Bonds include Green, Blue, Social and Sustainable Development Bonds/ Sustainability Bonds.

Duration:00:33:20

Webinar 1 Circular Economy & Evolving Sustainable Finance

4/24/2020
In this webinar, Pranav Khanna and Nishant Malhotra talk about Circular Economy and Evolving Sustainable Finance, respectively. Pranav is founder of Make Circular and Nishant Malhotra founder of Middle Road OPC Pvt Ltd. Nishant is founder of The middle Road platform and this podbean channel. In his first webinar, Nishant talks in-depth about the evolving sustainable finance with a focus on sustainable bonds. Listen to how green, social and sustainable development bonds are emerging as a...

Duration:00:51:59

Episode 10: The middle Road interviews Ramanan Ramanathan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission

2/25/2020
Mr Ramanan Ramanathan is the Mission Director at Atal Innovation Mission, the flagship initiative set up by Niti Aayog to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in India. He is also on board of directors at Defense Innovation Organization and Indo US Science and Technology Forum and Chairman NZTE Beachhead India Advisory Board. Ramanan had an illustrious career in the private sector in technology and worked in leadership positions with multinationals including CMC Ltd and presently serves...

Duration:01:15:15

Episode 9: The middle Road interviews Dr Taslimarif

2/11/2020
Nishant met and interviewed Dr Taslimarif Saiyed, CEO and Director of C-Camp at Bangalore. Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), established in 2009, is a non-profit organization driving cutting-edge research and innovation in the life sciences in India. Conceptualized by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, C-Camp works in a collaborative model bringing together academia, start-ups and industry on a single platform. Fostering a culture of entrepreneurship,...

Duration:00:37:01

Episode 8: The middle Road has a candid chat with Mr Manoj Kumar

1/15/2020
In Episode 8, Mr Manoj Kumar chats about his work at Social Alpha, a leading social entrepreneurship enabler in India in Science & Technology sector and as a CEO at India Health Fund. Manoj is a senior advisor at the prestigious Tata Trusts, where he is responsible for managing the innovation portfolio, promoting entrepreneurship and nurturing the academic/R&D relationships globally. An alumnus of Harvard Business School, he is also the founding trustee of Tata Institute for Genetics and...

Duration:00:45:56

Episode 7: The middle Road Interviews Ms Shilpa Pophale

12/29/2019
Nishant Malhotra, Founder and CEO of The Middle Road chats with Ms Shilpa Pophale at her office Electronica Finance Ltd. Our discussion covers gamut of topics from Electronica's rise in green machine lending, foray into other micro-lending sectors, prudent risk management system in keeping non-performing assets less than 2%, tie-up with SIDBI within the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector, tapping capital markets for fundraising through first Green Masala Bond issue for NBFC in...

Duration:00:45:57

Episode 6:The middle Road interviews Tom Adlam

11/30/2019
Nishant Malhotra, Founder & CEO of The Middle Road chats with Mr. Tom Adlam at Sankalp Summit 2019. Tom talks about blended finance esp. impact investing, different instruments used esp. social impact bonds, experience in Africa and future plans in India.

Duration:00:17:47

Episode 5: The middle Road with Dr. V Premnath, Co Founder & Director, Venture Center

11/13/2019
Dr Premnath Venugopal is the Co-founder and Director of the Venture Center, the largest inventive enterprises incubator in India. He is also Head NCL Innovations, NCL and Head IP group. A leading global technocrat, entrepreneur and inventor, Dr Premnath is a technology development and innovation “Guru” with speciality in commercialization of high-end technological products and entrepreneurship. Well-read and educated, Dr Premnath has a PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US, and...

Duration:01:32:53

Episode 4: The middle Road founder Nishant Malhotra Speaks with Prof Thomas Finholt, Dean School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

11/13/2019
In this mini-podcast, Nishant Malhotra has a riveting conversation with Prof Thomas Finholt, Dean of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. We chat about e-Privacy laws in the US and Europe and ethics in social computing. He has a doctorate in social and decision sciences from Carnegie Mellon University.

Duration:00:09:57