“What do you want to be when you grow up?” I looked at Thomas with surprise. He is unreasonably tall, so every time I look at him, I actually have to look up. He is wearing a lemon cotton shirt, his legs uncomfortably folded underneath the low dinner table. His company has just signed a … Continue reading Why I Took a Break from My One True Calling
October 7, 2012 / The Daily Star I’ve always been gravely disappointed by the commuting infrastructure of Dhaka. Minus the traffic and heat, finding a CNG or a bus seat in itself is a challenge. For someone who lives far from both work and university, my mornings begin with worrying about how I can make … Continue reading Education 3.0
I met Haakon, the Crown Prince of Norway at a summit last year that changed my vision of leadership forever. He was perhaps one of the most poised, gentle and kind human beings I have ever come across, but the one word that followed me in my recollections of him is ‘grace’. He dreams, promises … Continue reading Leading with Grace
August 23, 2013 / Istanbul, Turkey. Global Power Shift @ 350.0rg
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7 December 2013 / Shanghai, China @ Asia 21 Summit
There is a school of thought that teen dreams are mere fantasies. They are meant to remain unfulfilled as products of immature influences. However, when some teenagers in their unique ways saw identical dreams almost three years ago, that social belief very much pervaded their visions. This is probably why, three years later, in spite … Continue reading The Making of a Dream