Thank you for your
interest in applying to be a Rise Up Leader in India!
Global nonprofit Rise Up
will select a group of visionary local leaders from India’s National Capital
Region (NCR) and Delhi to participate in our Leadership Program to advance
gender equity and justice in 2022. Through Rise Up’s program, these local
leaders will lead transformative change in their organizations and communities,
and champion improved national and local laws, programs, and funding for women,
girls, and gender-nonconforming people.
Eligible candidates must
meet the following selection criteria:
· Must be 18 years of
age as of 29 August 2022
· Local resident of Delhi
and NCR, India.
· Have personal interest
and a commitment to promote gender equity by advancing education, health,
and economic opportunity through improved national and local laws, programs,
and funding for women and girls.
· Have 3-5 years of
demonstrated experience in at least one of the following areas: girls’
education, gender equity, health, economic opportunity for women and girls,
public policy, social justice, community mobilization and development.
· Represent or work
closely with socially or economically marginalized communities,
women and girls with disabilities, religious minorities and
other disadvantaged populations.
· Ability to participate in
online virtual sessions and dedicate 6 to 7 hours a week between December 2022
and January 2023, as well as, participate in a 5-day in-person training. Rise
Up will cover all costs related to program participation, including materials
and internet costs.
· Proficient in oral and
written English and Hindi.
· Be part of a civil
society organization, network or community group that is based in the
· Have the support of the
leadership of your organization, institution, or group to participate in Rise
Up’s Leadership Accelerator
· To be eligible for a
grant to support your project, Rise Up requires organizations to be legally
registered in country and be legally compliant to FCRA to receive international
that are not registered can be sponsored by a legally registered entity.
For more information, please contact
Administrative Assistant Mohit Kumar at firstname.lastname@example.org with a cc to Project
Manager, Namrata Jaiswal at email@example.com
The submission deadline for the Rise Up
Leader application is September 30, 2022.
Thank you for applying
and good luck!