​ElsaMarie D'Silva

Social Entrepreneur 


"The pen is mightier than the sword"

 Op-eds, blog posts and articles authored by me

 

  • SheThePeopleUN Official Ravi Karkara sacked over sexual misconduct
  • The WireWhy Pope Francis Must Act Against Jalandhar Bishop
  • SheThePeopleOpen letter to Pope Francis regarding the Kerala nun rape case (with Ruben Mascarenhas and Nikita D'Cruz)
  • SheThePeopleHope To Me Is The Catalyst That Propels One Forward
  • Your StoryDwindling women on top – why is the number of women CEOs falling?
  • BW EducationStrategies To Address Sexual Violence On College Campuses
  • The WireFor Pakistan and India, Peace and Gender Equality Should Go Together
  • SheThePeople - Managing Carbon Footprint: Are We Doing Enough?
  • UN HabitatInvolving Youth in Civic Engagement
  • Your StoryWhy is it important to have gender-inclusive city planning?
  • Development as Dignity: Frontline Stories from Development Experts in the Global South - Dignity and Gender Based Violence (chapter 10)
  • SheThePeople - “No Single Woman” Policy Limits Our Mobility and Questions Our Agency
  • The Quint“India Most Unsafe For Women”: Fact Vs Perception, Does It Matter?
  • Thrive GlobalActivist and CEO, ElsaMarie D’Silva, Reflects on Mental Health In Her Home Country of India
  • SheThePeopleThis is how Andhra women are using Internet to transform their lives
  • SheThePeople -  Meeting Hillary Clinton in Mumbai
  • SheThePeopleIs there gender equality for mothers with autistic children?
  • Tarshi InPlainSpeak - Building Resilience from Memories
  • SheThePeople- When will we stop the rape in India?
  • SheThePeople - Transport is not Gender Neutral
  • Crime Prevention and Community Safety, Volume 19, Issue 3 - Springer - Women’s strategies addressing sexual harassment and assault on public buses: an analysis of crowdsourced data (with Suzanne Lea and Abhijith Asok)
  • United States Govt My GES Experience and What You Should Know if You’re Attending #GES2017
  • ImpakterTackling Gender Equality Through Technology and Crowdsourced Data
  • UN Foundation - Leave no one behind: End Violence against Women and Girls
  • DFID Inclusive- Safecity. Taking control. Calling for action
  • SheThePeople- The year when women roared, marched and spoke up
  • SheThePeople - The Silence Breakers - Breaking the silence
  • SheThePeople8 hacks for successful entrepreneurship
  • SheThePeople - Entrepreneurship is ideal for women
  • SheThePeople - Customer service is a two way street
  • SheThePeopleSexual Violence on college campuses is unacceptable
  • Safecity- Using Technology for change
  • Safecity - Working with Corporates for change
  • TechRasam - How online crowdsourced data is helping Safecity understand patterns of sexual violence in India
  • SheThePeopleStalking turned nightmare: Will the goons be punished?
  • Vital Voices  - Global Mentoring Walk in Mumbai
  • SheThePeople- Sexism and Prejudices in Women's Sport
  • SheThePeople - Toxic Sexism at the workplace
  • SheThePeople- Worth of a woman
  • SheThePeople - Is your work environment toxic for women?
  • Tarshi InPlainSpeak- How can we make our cities safer using crowdsourced data.
  • SheThePeople - Why every parent must watch "13 Reasons Why"
  • NPR- Why I Think The Manchester Attack Was Aimed At Women And Girls
  • SheThePeople- Justice for Nirbhaya
  • World Pulse - The Fearless Girl of Delhi (won a World Pulse Story Award)
  • SheThePeopleWomen's rights are under threat
  • SheThePeople5 tips to boost your social media engagement
  • Abierto al publico - Creating Safe Cities for women through technology
  • SheThePeople- Meeting my Hero Hillary Clinton
  • World Pulse - The Fearless Girl
  • World Pulse - Making public spaces safe through technology
  • SheThePeople - Are you an active bystander?
  • SheThePeople - Make your social enterprise smart and sustainable
  • SheThePeople- Women we need you on the stage at conferences (with Monica Jasuja)
  • SheThePeople - Working with Millennials
  • She The People - Refuse to stay silent
  • YourStoryHow to make the world safe for all 
  • She The People - Great year for #StartingHerUp
  • TIMEClothing Regulations Are Just an Excuse to Control Women
  • The Hindu - Sexual Harassment in Aviation
  • She The People - 5 things you can do to end gender based violence
  • She The People Not possible to rank cities in India on women's safety
  • She The People - Selected representation of women is curating the discourse
  • She The PeopleAre organisers to be blamed for Manels?
  • She The People - Are Manels a reality? The India story
  • She The People We deserve a city with clean air
  • She The People - What kind of city do we want?
  • She The People- Women are the game changers for Peace
  • MediumLeadership lessons from Southwest Airlines
  • She The People   - Every small step can be a gamechanger for achieving Sustainability
  • World PulseThe Power of the Community
  • She The PeopleBuilding peace into our lives
  • OnMogul - A Day In My Life
  • World Pulse - I stand on the shoulders of giants...
  • She The People - Men need paternity leave too
  • She The People - Let's not skirt the issue of sexual violence
  • She The People - Grace Under Fire: Women athletes at the Olympics
  • She The People A walk for a Safe City
  • She The People - A tribute to the Iron Lady of Manipur
  • She The People - Five reasons why Hillary Clinton's nomination is a big deal
  • World Pulse - Three policy items women in leadership should undertake globally (with Esther Ngumbi)
  • She The People - A woman's place in society
  • She The PeopleTen tips on how women can support each other
  • Your StoryNo ceilings for women
  • She The People - Six things that make you a solid entrepreneur
  • World Pulse Celebrating my entrepreneurship journey in a networked world
  • Huffington Post - Welcoming Men as Caretakers can help close the gender pay gap
  • This is Africa  - Ending gender discrimination in land ownership (with Esther Ngumbi)
  • She The PeopleLadies sign up for public discourse (with Esther Ngumbi and Monica Jasuja)
  • Your Story I dedicate my success to my mother
  • Your Story - How understanding the law is crucial to dealing with sexual harassment
  • Good Men Project- Men: It's time to take a personal stand (with Esther Ngumbi)
  • CNN - Women, it's time to get rid of 'manels' (with Esther Ngumbi)
  • CNN - Dont' harass women in public spaces
  • The WIP - Crowdsourced data for Gender Equality
  • Huffington Post - Enabling Safe Urban Spaces for women in India
  • Huffington Post - No foreign diplomats should get away with rape
  • The Bitch Media - Dear Film Makers - Stalking is not Romantic (with Holly Kearl)
  • The One - How Safecity is helping women and girls speak out and help others
  • Warscapes - Safecity combats sexual harassment with Data, Public Art
  • NPR - Dear U.N., Why Is It Mainly A Man's World At The Climate Conference? (with Esther Ngumbi)
  • She The People - When Systems let us down.
  • She The People - Don't let the juvenile walk free (on the Nirbhaya case)
  • Rotary Peace blog - Gender and Conflict resolution
  • Huffington Post - Sixteen Reasons to Campaign for Women's Rights in 2016 (with Aspen New Voices Class of 2015)
  • Safecity - My journey with Safecity
  • Safecity - Safecity at SISF and City Lab
  • Twitter - Guest post: Tweet to @SafecityIndia to make your city safer
  • SE Forum Outreach Accelerator - Focus on the thing you know best and do it well

 

 

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