At ILSS, engagement and support continue far beyond the duration of our Programs. Whether through the Leadership or Fundraising Programs, our dynamic body of alumni carry forward lasting connections that shape and strengthen their impact in the sector. Staying with our aim to foster collaborative networks for the social sector, we support and celebrate the endeavours of this tightly-knit and motivated community, and are proud to be part of their journeys.

Alumni Voices

ILSS Alumni share their experiences of being part of the ILSS Journey

  • While I was keen to make a transition into the social Sector, ILSS turned out to be the perfect program to support me in my […]

    Ishmeet Singh, Senior Vice-President – Health, Piramal Swasthya
    Alumnus, Batch 8 – ILSS Leadership Program
  • With ILSS, I find myself learning and unlearning in the company of spirited peers, pioneering leaders and renowned academics. It has helped me address a […]

    Sajan PK, Communications and CSR Consultant
    Alumnus, Batch 8 – ILSS Leadership Program
  • ILSS was a life-changing experience for me. It gave me a holistic view of the sector and enabled me with the entire social sector ecosystem […]

    Suman Kaul, Senior Director – Development, Ashoka University,
    Alumna, Batch 8 – ILSS Leadership Program
  • I feel I have finally been given a playbook on fundraising! As someone who set up my organization to make a difference, the fundraising world […]

    Anushri Alva, CEO, Adhyayan Quality Education Foundation
    Alumna – Batch 1, ILSS Fundraising Program
  • The ILSS Leadership Program has been educational, informative and empowering, providing a good mix of concepts and theories, connecting with practitioners of the discipline and […]

    Anjali Hegde, Co-Founder, Interactive Avenues Pvt. Ltd.
    Alumna – Batch 8, ILSS Leadership Program

Alumni Updates

ILSS Leaders are taking meaningful steps towards creating lasting positive impact in the society, and are truly #ILSSChampionsOfChange

Alumni Stories

Read stories of personal and social transformation by ILSS Alumni on our blog.

Alumni Spotlight – Ishmeet Singh

We sat down with ILSS Alumnus Ishmeet Singh and spoke to him about his transition journey, experience attending The ILSS Leadership Program, current work, his future path […]

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The Rollercoaster Ride: Fundraising in the Impact World

Sarika Bhattacharyya, ILSS Fundraising Program Alumna & Director – Development at Plaksha University, shares the most essential strategies for fundraising in the social sector. I […]

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Healing Our Relationship with Money: Unpacking Funding Systems

Rohit Kumar reflects on unpacking hierarchical systems for fundraising work.

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A chance at doing something worthwhile

ILSS alumnus Harish Doraiswamy writes about his search for new direction, journey into the social sector and finding the right opportunity. A year and a […]

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From the forces to the farmland

ILSS alumnus Col Soumendra Pandey writes about his search for a second career and how he found his calling in rural India and sustainable farming. […]

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The joy of conscious citizenship

ILSS alumna Dr Lata Ghanshamnani writes about her experience as a non-profit founder and how daily actions towards change help her find meaning and happiness. […]

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