SELECTED Blog Posts (in chronological order)

I have always loved to write, and the blog post and op-ed formats works well for things I have wanted to say.  Below are the most significant blog posts I have had published on platforms other than this site.

Scaling Your Social Enterprise — While Handling Your Success: A Q&A With Microfinance Pioneer Alex Counts. I enjoyed taking part in this interview with NextBillion.org around my book launch. Good questions from an editor who read the book, and hopefully (!) good answers supplied by me. A very generous introduction precedes the Q&A.

The Power of Philanthropic Complementarity, (post to the Indiaspora blog, January 2019)

Growing and Better Recognizing Indian-American Philanthropy: An Emerging Action Agenda (post to the Indiaspora blog, September 2018)

Altering the Trajectory of Diaspora Giving: A Report from the Indiaspora Philanthropy Summit (post to the Indiaspora blog, August 2018)

New Book “Climate of Hope” Show How Climate Solutions are Win-Win (post to the Citizens Climate Lobby blog, October 2017)

The Winning Formula (post to the American India Foundation blog, July 2017)

Walking the Walk: Climate Change and Good Governance (post to the Citizen’s Climate Lobby blog, January 2017)

The Microcredit Summit Campaign: A Legacy of Impact, on a Shoestring (post to the Grameen Foundation blog, May 2016)

Eight Steps to Successfully Managing a Founder Transition (post to the InterAction blog, December 2015)

Part of a Toolbox: Angus Deaton Urges Reconsideration of the Role of RCTs (post to Center for Financial Inclusion blog, October 2015)

How We Talk About Microfinance: A Reply to Dean Karlan (post to the Center for Financial Inclusion blog, August 2015)

Considerations for Pursuit of Financial Inclusion: Beyond Account Access (post to the Grameen Foundation blog, June 2015)

Principles Into Practice (post to the Center for Financial Inclusion blog, May 2015)

Reflections on the Latest Studies on Microcredit (post to the Grameen Foundation blog, February 2015; reposted on the Center for Financial Inclusion blog and elsewhere)

What Impact Investors Could Learn from Microfinance (post to the Center for Financial Inclusion Blog, March 2015)

The Start of a Movement for Lean Research? (post to my blog loosely themed around microfinance in Haiti, August 2014)

Positive Trends in Indian Microfinance: An Interview with Alok Prasad (post to the Grameen Foundation blog, July 2014)

Contemplating Scarcity and Its Implications for Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation (Part One) (post to the Grameen Foundation blog, January 2014)

Contemplating Scarcity and Its Implications for Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation (Part Two) (post to the Grameen Foundation blog, January 2014)

What I Learned from the FI2020 Forum (post on the Center for Financial Inclusion blog, November 2013)

Practical Advice on Starting Your Career in International Humanitarian Work and Social Enterprise (post to a blog related to my teaching at the University of Maryland)

India Microfinance: A Way Forward (Speech Given in August 2012 at FICCI/Sa-Dhan conference in New Delhi)

Alex Counts on Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel’s ‘More Than Good Intentions’ (book review on Center for Financial Inclusion blog, September 2012)

Two Memoirs to Inspire and Educate Social Entrepreneurs (post to my blog about Fonkoze in December 2011)