The 3 day gathering will feature examples of collaboration from AVPN members across Asia including deep dives into sectors like: education, health, livelihoods, the environment, and more. The program will also include an overview of the social investment landscape in Asia, highlighting key challenges and opportunities across the spectrum of investment stages from grants to impact investment.
"It offers us a very quick view of the new innovations that are happening in the region and potential investible opportunities that we can explore in greater depth when we leave the conference."
Roopa Kudva, Omidyar Network
“Every year, there are just more change makers, more funders, more investors coming together. It's tremendous to see this energy.”
Harvey Koh, FSG Advisory
"What really distinguishes this crowd is not only is it knowledgeable and diverse but it’s action-oriented"
Paul Carttar, Bridgespan
Aritra aims to build a team of visionaries who will be the next-gen value-driven leaders. As Shamik Trehan, CEO Dr Reddy’s Foundation succinctly sums up, “In a rapidly changing ecosystem, there is imminent need for dynamic senior leaders to take over the reins to ensure sustainability of the social sector organizations and we hope Aritra will address this gap.”…Read More
At the Myanmar Speakers Series on 2 August 2017, questions relating to the human capital gaps in Myanmar, the strengths and promising initiatives that already exist, and the possible next steps were the main topics raised during the 4-hour discussion. …Read More
While efforts are gathering steam, much more can be done to tackle India’s educational gaps at a meaningful scale. A mapping of existing interventions and funding landscape would be a useful starting point for this endeavour.…Read More