• An ode to the champions at IIM Bangalore on International Disability Day

    Interviewed: Alok Ranjan, Deepti Kansal, Sowmya G L, Vivekananda Nareddula, Prof. Srinivasan Rangan Edited by: Chinmayee Dawre December 3, is an internationally observed “day-for-all”, a day dedicated to increasing awareness, acceptance and celebrate achievements of people with disabilities. At IIM Bangalore, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is a single point-of-contact to provide equal opportunities for growth and learning for our special students. The institution has put its best foot forward in providing these students with a pedestal to grow. However, it is their strong grit and determination, which makes them get up, get going and become the champions that they are today. They are nothing short of inspiration…

  • Life Without Barriers

    Contributed by: Arun Nayan Singh Imagine, you are 19. One day you wake up and realize that you can’t see. And you have no experience around the blind before. However, you decide to go about your life. People tell you that the blind can only make cane furniture or chalk pieces or be a telephone operator. And you think, they might be wrong. That is the story of Divyanshu Ganatra, the first blind Indian to paraglide solo, a psychologist and the founder of Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation (ABBF) and Yellow Brick Road. He visited the IIMB campus to deliver a motivational talk, organized by Office of Disability and Entrepreneurship and…