May 2015

RABTT SELECTION CONFERENCE 2015

Rabtt`s Summer Camp Cycle officially kicked off with Rabtt Selection Conference on 9th and 10th May, 2015, where the short listed candidates were assessed and interviewed by a panel of evaluators. In addition to Rabtt Executive Team, leading social entrepreneurs and educators were also part of the selection committee. We thank our panelists who took out time for this Conference and gave us their valuable feedback.
RABTT WORKSHOPS AT M. H. SUFI FOUNDATION SCHOOLS, HAFIZABAD

Rabtt conducted  a series of 6 Workshops with students at M. H. Sufi Foundation Girls School in Kot Ishaq, Hafizabad. The workshops took the students through different stages to ultimately foster empathy and sense of collective responsibility. These focus areas include identifying one`s own self and what defines us, understanding the people around us and learning the art of theatric impressions, taking lessons from national as well as global history, polishing thinking skills, and finally coming together as a team to bring meaningful change. During the course of the series, Workshops on  Identity, Dramatics, World History, Thinking Skills & Team Building took place which were highly appreciated by students and administration of the school. The Workshop Series concluded with a light-hearted and fun Closing Ceremony on 23rd May, 2015. We are thankful to the students and M.H. Sufi Foundation for continuously inspiring us.

RABTT WORKSHOPS AT ST. ANTHONY HIGH SCHOOL, LAHORE

Rabtt conducted a series of workshops at St. Anthony’s High School, Faisal Town, Lahore. The workshops took the students through different stages to ultimately foster empathy and sense of collective responsibility. These focus areas included identifying one`s own self and what defines us, understanding the people around us and learning the art of theatrics impressions, taking lessons from national as well as global history, polishing thinking skills, practicing critical reading and finally coming together as active citizens to inspire others for an empathetic Pakistan. The Workshop Series started in the first week of May and concluded with a simple Closing Ceremony on 30th May, 2015.

RABTT AT THE EDUCATION AMBASSADORS PROGRAMME 

As a part of the Education Ambassador (EA) Programme by LUMS (in collaboration with DFID) a 2 day training was conducted by Rabtt where more than 150 students attended the sessions. Imran Sarwar and his team steered various group discussions on Leadership Presence, Adaptive Leadership and Identity. The trainers piloted various activities including effective storytelling by means of guiding students in building their own life maps, voice exercises and providing constructive feedback on their presentation and communication skills.

ARTICLES ON RABTT

Prof. Tarun Khanna, of Harvard Business School, wrote about diversity and creativity – our need for it and our hesitations (with a special mention of Rabtt!). Read his full article “Learning to Appreciate Diversity: A Key to Creativity in Our Times” at:
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/learning-appreciate-diversity-key-creativity-our-times-tarun-khanna
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