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Media for social change fellowship

India's Prestigious Youth Leadership Program

Highlights

Highlights


  • Mrs. Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Honourable Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, and Ms. Dia Mirza, Green Environment Activist and Actor, launched the YES FOUNDATION Media for Social Change Fellowship program in the presence of Mrs. Bindu Kapoor (Member, Governing Council, YES FOUNDATION), Ms. Radha Kapoor (Founder and Director, ISDI) and stalwarts from the marketing and communications fraternity
  • 922 aspirants applied from 166 cities and towns pan-India
  • 45 Fellows placed in 19 Partner NGOs across varied fields, including education, health, skill development, elderly care, entrepreneurship etc
  • Fellows underwent a 1-week intensive, Induction training by industry leaders followed by a 7-week, experiential training through full-time placement in 19 NGOs and a 2-day End-Point training
  • 7-week NGO placement interspersed with 3 fortnightly Mentor Workshops where experts from the media, communication and development sectors guided the Fellows
  • Youth empowered to develop high quality communication resources to accelerate the social impact of the NGOs
  • Each NGO designated senior professionals to mentor the Fellows
  • Fellows guided by over 30 external Mentors