07 Sep 2020

the participant says
What the participant says... A workshop is as good as what the participant says about it. So we decided to ask a few questions of our participants. Meet Sakshi L, a student who found great value in the online writing workshop. Sakshi was one of the participants of the July batch of My Alchemy, the online writing workshop. A good writer herself, Sakshi said she wanted to hone her writi...

20 Aug 2020

3things
There are 3 things I learnt when I ran a writing workshop recently - with adults. Of course there are more than 3. But let's start with these. It was over weekends - four weekends to be precise. 15 eager beavers joined my workshop, knowing it came from a place of passion. And what they learnt was simple - how to write better! But more importantly, what came out what my own learning! ...

20 Aug 2020

When participants speak, the people listen. 15 participant. 4 weekends. One wish. To write. To write more. To write better. And did we do that? Yes. And how. Listen to what Alpana S. a professor in Botany had to say about how the workshop grew on her! Here it is: My Alchemy Participant Speak Here's what Alpana S had to say about My Alchemy Which is the one aspect in which ...

19 Aug 2020

Participant Speak
In July 2020, 15 brave warriors came to the writing battleground armed with their keyboards and their imagination. And went back victorious! Listen to what young Saamiya had to say about those 4 weekends we spent writing. Learning. Thinking. Laughing. Playing. And writing. Here it is: My Alchemy - Participant Speak Here's what Saamiya S had to say about My Alchemy Q: Which ...

18 Aug 2020

ParticipantSpeak
You've heard us talking about My Alchemy, the online writing workshop that had 15 eager participants over 4 weekends in July-August, 2020. What we all did during those 4 hours per weekend was listen, learn and of course, write! Yes, and that included me. I wrote some too! But enough about me. There's only so much one can say about something that's driven by passion. Sometimes it's ni...

11 Aug 2020

Do you struggle when it comes to writing? Are you unable to write an important email? Confused how to structure your report?Not sure how to get started writing?Want your writing to be flawless?Can you spare 2 hours + 4 weekends to help improve your writing? My Alchemy: The Weekend Online Writing Workshop Use your weekends well. My Alchemy is a simple guided online workshop conceptu...

22 Jul 2020

lego serious play
Wisdom from the youth is part of a series of posts on our interactions with young people for the dialogue on Climate Change (now against the backdrop of the COVID pandemic). These were each in their own way eye-opening. The focus was on looking at the positives coming out of this pandemic and how the youth felt about the bigger challenge that faces humanity – Climate Change. While we we...

07 Jul 2020

Wisdom from the Youth #8 The Dialogue with the Duo features Shrita and Shaurya, the twins who did the virtual Lego Serious Play session with us together. Our Dialogue with the Duo featured Shrita and Shaurya. Shrita is not quite sure what the session is going to bring on for her and her twin brother, Shaurya. Shaurya is the one who is the Lego fan and he feels 'at home' with his bric...

07 Jul 2020

Wisdom from the Youth #7 The Dialogue with the Duo features Shrita and Shaurya, the twins who did the virtual Lego Serious Play session with us together. This is part of a series of posts on our interactions with young people for the dialogue on Climate Change (now against the backdrop of the COVID pandemic). These were each in their own way eye-opening. The focus was on looking at t...

03 Jul 2020

legoseriousplay Bricks4Change
Wisdom from the Youth #4 When the youths speak we listen. This is part of a series of posts on our interactions with young people for the dialogue on Climate Change (now against the backdrop of the COVID pandemic). These were each in their own way eye-opening. The focus was on looking at the positives coming out of this pandemic and how the youth felt about the bigger challenge that f...