In our fourth episode, Asanga Seneviratne chats with Yash Kothari, Product/Growth at GiveDirectly & Former Co-Founder & CEO of Y-Combinator backed Prayas Analytics. They discuss finding your purpose, Yash's journey from the tech to not-for-profit space, learning from best practices in the for-profit sector, intelligence tests in impact work, recruiting the best talent into not-for-profits and of course GiveDirectly's mission to reshape international giving via direct cash transfers.
"Realise that opportunities aren't as limited as they seem, really reflect on what you want... and go after that"
David Brooks (Author):
The Moral Bucket List (Article) [New York Times]
The Road To Character (Book)
Man's Search For Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl (Book)
When Breath Becomes Air By Paul Kalanithi (Book)
80,000 Hours (Resource)
Give Directly (Organisation):
Microfinance Misses Its Mark by Aneel Karnani (Article) [Stanford Social Innovation Review]
GiveDirectly Evidence Page (Resources)