As part of the Design Talk Series, Ms Indu Menon, founder of Kara Weaves, visited KSID on August 11, 2019.Ms. Indu Menon, Social Anthropologist and started her carrier in a Handloom Project at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad in 1981. with two other colleagues published a book on the “Women Weavers” (of South India) which mainly addressed the perception of the weavers about their profession.

She delivered a talk on sustainability in textiles, work ethics and the process of working and organizational structure. She also attended an exhibition of weaving sample displays created by the students and held an interactive session with them.