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Empathy and diversity workshops & courses for children: These trainings are offered to children aged 4 years and above. We use a combination of stories, toys, games, reflections, and action.  Some of the workshops we offer:

  1. Practicing Empathy
  2. Being different is being OKAY: Acknowledging Diversity
  3. Understanding disability as diversity
  4. Inquiry & research as a way of life
  5. Make your own Ginny
  6. Make your own Ginny Stories

‘Disability as diversity’ trainings for adults and organizations: Orientation sessions with employees of organizations promote an understanding of disability and basic do’s and don’ts of respecting disability as part of human diversity. These orientations are participatory. We engage participants actively through a combination of audio-visual content, discussions, as well as group activities.

Workshops for change-makers and development/social work professionals: We nurture a range of perspectives and skills through workshops and conversations on empathy, diversity, disability, use of dolls and doll-making as a catalyst for change, and so on.  We also offer 30 minutes free online capsule workshops. These are conducted monthly.

What if children could get an opportunity to imagine and create their own story with Ginny, and in a different way each time? This time, join us to explore places & paths on Ginny’s Planet! 

Date and Time: 21 Nov, Saturday, 11:00 am- 12:30 pm.

Age group: Children of age 4 yrs and above

Spots: 8

Fee: Rs. 400 per participant child

Things you need to bring for the workshop in 21 Nov
1. Paper to draw on
2. Sketch pens
3. Crayons or Colour pencils

Whom will you meet in this workshop

Ginny: She is our lead character in stories! You will meet her Doll version and hear about her! Know more about Ginny: HERE

Rajasee Ray: She is an illustrator and co-founder of Ladyfingers Co., a communication design studio. Know more about her: HERE

Empathy helps us emerge as better leaders, better friends, and better prepared to lead our way in this ever changing world.

In our longer version, i.e. our course, children learn skills and perspectives that they can use everyday while practicing empathy. In this 60-minutes capsule workshop, Catch up with what Empathy is, What is not Empathy & the Top Tips to practice it everyday!

Date and Time: 25 Nov, Wednesday, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Age group: Adolescents & grownups

Spots: 20

Fee: Rs. 250 per participant.

Who will do this? : Dr. Shweta Verma, CEO, Ginny’s Planet. Know more about her: HERE

Resource for you: Do watch THIS VIDEO on Empathy . This is in Hindi

One to one courses for Children

Know your Facilitator: Dr. Shweta Verma

One to One courses are run in 3 sessions. The dates & timings (Mon-Friday) are decided with mutual discussion. Book a spot: HERE

Which Topics are available?

  1. Practicing Empathy
  2. Being different is being Okay:Acknowledging Diversity
  3. Understanding Disability as Diversity
  4. Inquiry & Research as a Way of Life: An Introduction

Why should you orient children through these workshops?

  • You want to prepare future citizens who are kind, caring, and respectful for diversity. Their future decisions will be influenced by how they view their world and their role in it.
  • You want children to combat stereotypes, bias, and discrimination from an early age!
  • To nurture an environment of respect for differences.
  • To nurture the spirit of exploration and inquiry to find answers (instead of believing in opinions)

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