Dr. Anaka Aiyar and Dr. Srinivas Venugopal gave two academic lectures for the team at CBPS on 2 January 2019.
Dr. Anaka Aiyar was an ex-employee at CBPS. She is currently a post-doctoral associate the Tata Cornell Institute (TCI) in Cornell University. She spoke around her research titled, ‘A food systems approach to tackling malnutrition in emerging economies’.
Dr. Srinivas Venugopal is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Vermont. He spoke around his research on providing a theoretical foundation for the notion of consumer-entrepreneur duality and test its implications empirically. In a parallel stream of research, he examines how social enterprises entering contexts of poverty a) negotiate the institutional differences and b) bring about positive social change in local contexts, through the marketplace.