Tanaya Jagtiani
Tanaya Jagtiani profile

Tanaya is an editorial analyst at IDR, where she manages curated content, in addition to writing, editing, and sourcing content. Prior to this, Tanaya interned at Coram Beanstalk, Samhita Social Ventures, and ActionAid India. She has recently completed an MSc in Globalisation and Development from SOAS, University of London and holds a BA in Sociology from St Xavier’s College, Mumbai.


Articles by Tanaya Jagtiani


Angry Ranveer-hdwallsource.com

December 14, 2020
WhatsApp responses we wish we could send
Seven things you would like to say to your development sector colleagues, but can’t.
Agents from Haqdarshak, an Acumen investment in Delhi, work in the community to connect eligible citizens to welfare schemes

December 10, 2020
“Discomfort is a proxy for progress”
Jacqueline Novogratz on how social entrepreneurs can navigate the tensions and complexities of working in social impact.
tired pug wrapped in a blanket-nonprofit humour

November 2, 2020
What job descriptions say vs what they mean
Tired of cryptic job descriptions? Us too. Here’s a guide to what they really mean.
Shaheen Mistri sitting at a desk with a child

September 24, 2020
“I’m giving you an opportunity to change India”
Shaheen Mistri, founder of Teach For India, on what it takes to build a strong brand, beyond the social sector.
image of a checkdam across a river in Dahod, Gujarat-rural livelihoods

July 23, 2020
Routes to resilience in rural India
Four interrelated pathways to resilience that have helped rural communities weather crises such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
basketball strategy drawing board-regulation

July 1, 2020
Keeping your nonprofit out of trouble
Nine things nonprofits should be mindful of when complying with CSR and FCRA regulations.
kerala snake boat race-collaboration

May 8, 2020
Lessons for future collaborators
Collaborative action has the potential to amplify impact, particularly in times of crisis. Here are five lessons from collaboratives that are responding to COVID-19.
schitts creek_david sitting in the field_covid_nonprofit humour (1)

May 4, 2020
Navigating life in quarantine, one Schitt’s Creek GIF at a time
The reaction GIFs you need to make it through another day of staying at home.
Alia Bhatt crying_nonprofit humour

February 17, 2020
The five stages of networking grief
Does the thought of awkward small talk and sweaty handshakes fill you with dread? You’re not alone.
man making window-informal employment

February 12, 2020
Questioning the informal-formal binary
The growth of precarious, informal employment in the formal sector is adversely affecting the most marginalised.
law books in a library-philanthropy law

January 22, 2020
The laws that govern India’s nonprofits
As a nonprofit working in India, here are 10 things you should know about the current legal framework.
Graphic of diverse youth in India_Youth Bol

January 14, 2020
Young India is demanding better healthcare
If India wants to become an economic superpower, it needs to respond to the voices of its youth.