Rajiv Khanna is Thousand Currents’ Director of Philanthropic Partnerships, where he oversees donor engagement, the Thousand Currents Academy, and the Buen Vivir Fund. A native of Bombay, a historian of international relations, a recovering academic, and a published poet, he also currently serves on the board of the Management Assistance Group
By Rajiv Khanna, Open Democracy
Buen vivir comes from Indigenous movements in Latin America and implies “right living” or life in balance with communities, natural systems and future generations. Our grassroots partners, financial investors, and adviser allies—all leaders in alternative economic practices—had joined the gathering because of relationships built up over time with my organization, Thousand Currents.