Dr Pathik Pathak

Higher education heretic, social innovation junkie, Arsenal saddo.


  When you’ve been working on a conference for the best part of six months, your and your university’s name is plastered all over it, but it’s in another continent, it … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Part 3: the borderless disposition

Now we’ve looked at some of the external drivers shaping our borderless word, let’s turn to a bigger question. Why should we want to live in one, and what does it … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Leaders without borders, part 2: why?

A justification of borderless leaders

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Leaders without Borders, part 1

  For those of you familiar with my various outpourings in the UK and Indian media over the past two years, I’ve been expounding on the virtues of what I … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Different strokes? Higher education and the T-shaped leader

      In my last post I explored how the concept of social leadership has, despite many different expressions over the past few years, settled on some core themes: … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

On social leadership: can universities rise to the challenge?

In just over 6 weeks we launch the first in our International Social Innovation Challenge Series, in partnership with OP Jindal Global University and Lahore University of Management Sciences, and supported by … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Indian social enterprise: what should it be for?

I’ve been to a lot of events in India over the past year when incubators and (institutional) impact investors  have reiterated the same complaint: the slow pace of technological innovation for … Continue reading

July 4, 2015 · Leave a comment