Pro Bono volunteer services during the pandemic in Asia Pacific
Pro Bono Week is celebrated globally, since 2013, during the last week of October. It highlights how professionals that volunteer their skills to make a positive difference in local communities around the world. Every year, thousands of people volunteer their professional expertise in marketing, legal services, HR, strategy and IT to support nonprofits.
While the covid pandemic challenges every industry, community and professional in several ways, it also led to massive adoption of digital technologies. How did it affect pro bono services in Asia Pacific region? Did pro bono services increase or decrease? What’s the way forward? Listen in and engage with leader who power Pro Bono in Asia Pacific.
Ikuma Saga, Director – Service Grants, Japan
Shalabh Sahai, co-Founder & Director – iVolunteer, India
Shilpa Ahluwalia, Director – Global ProBono India, Pyxera Global India
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Key Items for discussion:
• Why? The COVID situation and the current state of probono,
• How? ProBono response, new practices and opportunities & the future of the practice