Rohang Mishal

Rohang Mishal works with the Ecosystem Development team at Villgro. He is passionate about the social impact space and fascinated by how innovations can create impact at the bottom of the pyramid. He has previously worked with the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality, Ashoka University and interned with organisations working in the Sciences, Social Impact and Gender-Justice spaces, such as One Future Collective, Sanofi D.C. He is a Young India Fellow from Ashoka University and a fellow at Youth Against Tobacco Fellowship, YLAC (Young Leaders for Active Citizenship) with academic backgrounds spanning Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Articles by Rohang Mishal

  • Krati Airan / Rohang Mishal

    Climate-Resilient Architecture: The Key to Combating Heat Stress in India

    Global warming has increased the intensity of heat waves over the last few decades. And in India and other emerging countries, extreme heat is a particularly serious problem, as only 8% of the 2.8 billion people living in the world’s hottest regions have air conditioners. But according to Krati Airan and Rohang Mishal at Villgro Innovations Foundation, the problem won't be solved by simply expanding access to air conditioning, which is expensive and energy-intensive. They explore the impact of climate-resistant architecture in addressing heat stress in the world’s hottest – and most economically vulnerable – countries.

    climate change, housing, recycling
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