Akhil Paliath

Akhil Paliath Profile

Akhil is a development sector professional who has worked across different functions such as strategy, business development, and partnerships. He has worked with Central Square Foundation (CSF) where he helped set up and implement large scale learning improvement projects with various state governments. Before CSF, he worked with Dasra as a part of the team that managed multi-million dollar initiatives such as the Dasra Girl Alliance and the Dasra Adolescent Collaborative. Akhil has a Masters in International Affairs from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna as well as bachelor degrees in financial markets and international relations from the University of Mumbai and London.


Articles by Akhil Paliath


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February 10, 2020
Honest Twitter profiles: Nonprofit edition
We all know someone like this (unless it's you).
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May 13, 2019
‘Out-of-office’ emails you wish you could send
What would your out-of-office emails look like if you could say exactly what you wanted to.
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October 22, 2018
Sh*t people say in the development sector
With the new season of Koffee with Karan airing just yesterday, we thought we'd take a walk down memory lane, looking at past shows that mirror the stuff people say in development.
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July 23, 2018
Jargon-ing your way through life
Jargon often gets a bad reputation. However, using the right jargon (or meaningless catch phrase) can help you navigate the minefield of conversations and situations that make up the development sector. 
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April 23, 2018
Once upon a time in the Indian development sector
The lines between fact, fiction, and mythology often get blurred when it comes to Indian development sector situations. Don’t believe us? Here are some stories from the 'ground'.
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January 8, 2018
4 New Year resolutions for the development sector
Here’s a quick guide to help you become a new, more productive version of yourself in 2018.
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November 6, 2017
Five little-known secrets to organising an awesome nonprofit site visit
“People on site visits often feel like the Roman army—they come, they see and they conquer all your resources”. Sound familiar? Of course it does. Here are the five essential secrets you need to know to make the most out of every site visit.
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August 14, 2017
Best of the worst: The 20 most disappointing in their 20s
Disclaimer: Any resemblance to persons working or having worked in development is purely intentional. Just kidding.
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June 2, 2017
Nailing that last minute proposal: The only guide you’ll ever need
Staying back late at work to finish a last minute proposal? Well, you're not alone. Here are some tips and tricks to help you smile through the ordeal.
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