Thank you for your
interest in applying to be a Rise Up Leader in India!
Rise Up empowers leaders to expand their impact by providing the
training, funding, and resources they need to strengthen their
organizations, lead change in their communities, and
advance state, national and local-level impact by improving
programs and funding for girls and women. Through a competitive selection
process, Rise Up will select 25 leaders in Delhi and NCR to
participate in an intensive Leadership Accelerator, enabling them to lead
transformative change in communities, and achieve
policy wins to improve girls’ education, health, social justice, and economic
Eligible candidates must
meet the following selection criteria:
· Must have attained the
age of 18 years
· Local resident of Delhi
and NCR, India.
· Have personal interest
and a commitment to promote gender equity, education, health, social justice
and economic opportunities and advocate for improved national and local laws, programs,
and funding for women, girls.
· Have 3-5 years of demonstrated experience, or the
equivalent, in at least one of the following thematic areas: Girls’ Education,
Gender equity, Health, Economic Opportunity for women and Girls, Public policy,
Social Justice, Community mobilization & development.
· Represents or works
closely with marginalized
groups from 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 in a week between December 2022
and January 2023, as well as participate in the in-person trainings for 5 days during
the given period 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 region.
· Have the support of the
leadership of your organization, institution, or group to participate in the
Leadership and Accelerator
· To be eligible for a
grant in association with this project, Rise Up requires organizations to be
legally registered in country and be legally compliant to FCRA to receive
international funds. Entities 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 30th, 2022.
Thank you for applying
and good luck!