Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the Global Changemaker Fellowship 2022 by Connecting Dreams Foundation (CDF).
About Connecting Dreams Foundation (CDF)
Connecting Dreams Foundation (CDF) is a non-profit organisation registered and licensed under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956, Government of India.
Connecting Dreams Foundation aims to address the SDG-based challenges through entrepreneurial action and youth participation. CDF is working largely to utilize the potential of the youth and directing it towards activities that will lead to inclusive social development, enabling the achievement of SDGs. It provides the youth with an opportunity to bring about a sustainable and scalable change by working along the lines of 17 SDGs. We work to resolve a diverse set of challenges that align with the global narrative of SDGs, focusing on the multidimensionality of development from job creation, community development & empowerment, education, entrepreneurship, health, environment and many more.
It has empowered and created multiple urban and rural models for solving the key SDG challenges through systemic models of entrepreneurship.
About Global Changemaker Fellowship
Global Changemaker Fellowship is a 10 month advancement program intended to interface and develop a pipeline of Social Change Leaders who are focused on handling challenges in their local communities.
Over the course of the program, the Fellows continue with implementing their initiative while participating in immersive workshops, training and mentorship. The fellowship equips changemakers with an opportunity to get access to global knowledge, community, training and tools to become more effective collaborators of change and grow their initiatives.
The Fellowship Year
A Global Cohort of 30 Individuals working on solving the challenges in their communities that are selected
The Fellows continue to stay in their college/ jobs during the fellowship
They attend 3 fully-funded training camps around the year
Between the training, they complete weekly assignments 3-4 hours per assignment
The fellows will be supported in their initiative by Global Experts and Mentors
At the end of 10 Months, they become a part of the lifelong global communityfe
Fellowship Focus Areas
Adaptive and Collaborative Leadership: Catalyzing and embracing the process of creating change through collaboration
Systems Thinking: Designing solutions for all stakeholders by examining problems through a systems lens
Thought Leadership: Building the capacity of leaders to articulate the vision, speak across differences, and inspire others to act
Sustainable Development Goals: Learning the foundations of social change while exploring the meaning of a sustainable future
Polarities Management: Leading when opposing but interdependent values are in tension
Eligibility for the Fellowship
Dedicated leaders aged 13-30 Years with an entrepreneurial mindset and approach towards solving community-centric challenges
Demonstrate a commitment to community development in social entrepreneurship or leadership
Leading or an integral part of building an initiative that is along the lines of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Willing to undergo an intensive 10 month-long personal and professional leadership development
Vision for transforming and scaling their initiative
How to Register?
Click here to apply for the fellowship.
The last date of registration is Feb 15, 2022.
Email: [email protected]
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