Karan Malik

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Karan Malik is Head of Programmes-India, British Asian Trust. Previously, he worked with the Social Impact and Development Practice at Boston Consulting Group. Prior to that, he worked on issues relating to maternal and child health and adolescent girl empowerment at Dasra. Karan has also worked with PRS Legislative Research and the Singapore Economic Development Board. He has a Masters in Public Affairs from Princeton University, where he focused on International Development.

Articles by Karan Malik

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June 29, 2020
Whose webinar is it anyway?
A behind the scenes look into yet another organisation's journey to hosting the 'perfect' webinar.
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June 10, 2019
Honest job descriptions in less than 50 words
Because if we’re being honest, what you do isn’t really that complicated at all.
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August 20, 2018
Definitely not pretentious book reviews
There aren't a lot of novels written about the development sector, and thankfully so. Because if there were, the internet would be very opinionated about them.
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May 28, 2018
The annual retreat
The nonprofit annual retreat - we've all been there, and (hopefully) survived that. Now, finally, it's time to laugh about it.
Development Jargon

February 12, 2018
Decoding development jargon
Capacity building. Theory of change. Sustainability. This is the ultimate dictionary to help you make sense of what your colleagues are talking about. After all, someone's got to understand what these words really mean.
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October 9, 2017
Social impact for dummies
SROI. Leverage. Pivot. Theory of change. The ultimate dictionary to decode development language and make sense of what your colleagues are talking about. After all, someone's got to understand what these words really mean.
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May 19, 2017
An insider’s guide to surviving conferences
Conferences--the familiar world of chief guests that don't turn up, boisterous panels and terrible coffee--are an integral part of the sector. Here’s how to brave them with your sanity and sense of humour intact.
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April 24, 2017
Diary of a nonprofit intern
We’ve all met someone like this. Perhaps, you were once like this yourself. Karan Malik walks you through the musings of a young nonprofit intern as he tries to navigate the space we have come to know so well.
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