Bengaluru, prepare for an evening filled with valuable conversations and insightful perspectives as you connect with experts, policymakers, and stakeholders from the social sector! Come by for a networking dinner where every dinner table will have an expert 'Table Host', ensuring and empowering lively discussions on specific themes from Diversity, Equity, Inclusion to Climate Justice and Sustainable Development!
Join us for an engaging networking dinner organized by the Melton Foundation and Amani Institute, focused on the theme of “Sustainable Development in the Indian Context.” Together, let’s delve into the progress made in India towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and explore the path forward.
During this event, we will celebrate the accomplishments attained in crucial areas such as poverty alleviation, gender equality, clean energy, education, and healthcare, to name only a few. Our main intention is to see how the brightest minds of Bengaluru can come together to build lasting connections and synergies that foster Sustainable Development! We will also identify the challenges that lie ahead and discuss how we can collaborate to address these shared challenges.
Hear from the organizers! Meet the Executive Office of the Melton Foundation, and our partners from the Amani Institute, and set the tone for the evening that is to come!
At 5:30 PM, the Opening Event will commence, including ice breakers, some fun and game, setting the context, and addressing the audience. If time permits, there will be a small Q&A session as well!
You will enjoy a buffet-style dinner while engaging in stimulating conversations guided by the Table Hosts. Each table will have pre-decided topics or themes, ensuring a diverse range of discussions throughout the evening. A note taker will record key insights and takeaways from each table.
You will receive an email earlier in the day indicating which Table you will seated at, based on your preferences in the sign-up form! :)
As the night progresses, we will gather everyone for the Closure session at 9:00 PM. This session will include commitments to action and a unique Fishbowl activity, fostering deeper connections and shared ideas. Finally, at 9:30 PM, we will conclude the evening, departing with new insights, inspiration, and a renewed commitment to building a sustainable and inclusive future for India.
Get ready to connect, collaborate, and make a difference alongside the Melton Foundation and Amani Institute at this remarkable networking dinner. Together, let's shape a more sustainable and inclusive future for India.
The Melton Foundation promotes and enables global citizenship as a way for individuals and organizations to work together across boundaries of place and identity to address global challenges.
The Melton Foundation is an international 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the USA, and a leading proponent of global citizenship practice worldwide. Established nearly thirty years ago with the credence that collaborations across boundaries can forge sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges, today, our presence spans six global citizenship hubs in Chile, China, Germany, Ghana, India, and the United States of America.
We make global citizenship accessible at the grassroots by offering Fellowships to young change agents in order to develop their capacity as effective and ethical leaders, equipped to act locally, with a global context in mind. Our programs harness unique pedagogies ranging from experiential learning, intercultural collaboration, ethical leadership, and design thinking, to train and hone the skills of emerging social impact leaders.
With global citizenship practice and education as our guiding principle, our programs and activities are also closely correlated to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and focus on grassroots action and intercultural collaboration to tackle problems of the modern world.
Amani Institute is a leading social enterprise that equips individuals and organizations with the skills, networks, and knowledge needed to drive social change. They offer innovative educational programs that blend professional skills training, entrepreneurship, and leadership development. Amani Institute’s approach enables participants to develop the practical skills and mindset required to address complex societal challenges effectively.
Together, the Melton Foundation and Amani Institute bring a wealth of experience and expertise in the areas of sustainable development, social impact, and community engagement. They are dedicated to creating platforms for dialogue, collaboration, and knowledge sharing among diverse stakeholders, ultimately driving meaningful change.
By joining the networking dinner, you will have the opportunity to interact with the passionate and committed individuals from these organizations who are at the forefront of sustainable development efforts. Their collective expertise and insights will enrich your experience, inspire new ideas, and provide a unique perspective on addressing the sustainable development challenges in the Indian context.
The BIC platform fosters intellectual activity, dialogue, cultural enterprise, and innovation. Over 1,200 quality BIC programs including talks, discussions, performances, film screenings, and explorations on varied subjects have been held since inception.
BIC is a Member & Donor enabled Public institution to facilitate informed conversations, arts & culture.