Wednesday , July 8 2020

Announcing Harappa Habit Heroes: An initiative to celebrate everyday heroism through acts of courage, inspiration and civic engagement

Chennai, May 19, 2020: Harappa Education, India’s pioneering online learning institution, today launched a new digital initiative ‘Harappa Habit Heroes.’ Through this initiative, Harappa will identify 10 individuals whose attitude and ‘can-do’ spirit has inspired improvement in these difficult times. They will recognize and reward these ‘Habit Heroes’ for their courage, collaboration and initiatives of civic engagement. 

The world around us has changed dramatically in the last few months. So has life as we know it—our routines, our perspectives and undoubtedly, the way we work. The Harappa Habit Heroes initiative is inviting nominations from anyone who has brought about and encouraged change around them; they may have taken the lead in helping senior citizens, fed migrant labor, taught children online or helped set-up processes to improve virtual collaboration. 

All nominations will be judged by a peerless jury panel comprising:

  • Samta Arora—Director, Learning Impact, Harappa Education; Education and Public Policy Expert; Learning Facilitator
  • Radha Kulkarni—Public Policy Expert, Project Advisor; Bureau of Policy and Programme Support, UNDP
  • Srikant Sastri—Chairman, IIM Calcutta Innovation Park; Co-founder, Crayon Data; Chairman, I3G Advisory Network.
  • Saurabh Mittal—Executive & Life Coach, Startup Mentor, Co-founder- QYON (Question Your Own Notions); 

Harappa’s stellar faculty panel will select 10 Habit Heroes who will get:

1.       Wide Recognition

Special video to share their inspirational story with the world 

2.       Lifelong Learning

Complimentary access to 5 Harappa Courses + 10 promo codes to share with friends/family (they can purchase Harappa Courses at a 30% discount!)

3.      Special Subscription

Year-long access to Blinkist, one of the world’s coolest book summary apps of global, top non-fiction

Nominations are open until Sunday, May 31, 2020. To apply visit: https://harappa.education/habit-heroes

Shreyasi Singh, Founder & CEO, Harappa Education said,“We’ve all responded differently to the challenges these uncertain times have surfaced. But, through it all, I’ve been heartened to see so many people really embrace change and leverage their Good Habits to create positivity and inspire others around them. At Harappa, we believe that Good Habits are the cornerstones of success, no matter who you are and what you do. I’m thrilled to launch this initiative and hope these Habit Heroes will inspire others to be changemakers too.”

I’ve been associated with Harappa for a while; as faculty for some of their courses and now as a member of this excellent jury panel. This initiative is very timely with all the change and uncertainty around us. It’s important because there are so many people whose innate kindness and habits have brought out the hero in them. I’m delighted to be part of the jury panel that will help bring these stories to the forefront”, added Srikant Sastri, Chairman, IIM Calcutta Innovation Park; Co-founder, Crayon Data.

This Harappa initiative takes a step back to put the spotlight on our ‘everyday’ Good Habits. They can make all the difference; especially in these difficult times.

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