A leadership fellowship that is revolutionizing high school education in India, with a futuristic syllabus, pioneering experiential and service learning, where we connect students directly to the struggles of their communities, help them gain a deeper understanding of these issues from global academic leaders, industry titans and youth leaders, and impart skills required to solve the problems of the 21st century, through immersive industry experiences.
At the end of the fellowship, the fellows would enter college with a personal understanding of the challenges and ethical dilemmas that leaders today have to combat, the critical thinking skills required to come up with solutions and the industry skills required to bring about societal change as future leaders in Science, Entrepreneurship, government and arts.
The fellowship will be spread across 9 weeks in the city of Mumbai, with lectures being delivered online and on ground-experience, simulations & skill bootcamps being conducted in person.
Our fellowship is highly rigorous and selective.
High school students from 3 boards (IB, A-levels, ISC) having demonstrated exceptional leadership potential through demonstrated social action are eligible for the fellowship.
On-Ground Field Experiences
Experiences aimed at developing an urge to solve community problems
skill- based Learning
Real world skills required to be able to execute social change
project AND simulation based Evaluations
Evaluations that assess critical thinking, problem-solving and skill execution abilities
REAL WORLD SIMULATIONS
CASE STUDIES DESIGNED BY HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL
Entrepreneurial Business Simulation
SOCIAL CAPSTONE (FIELD) PROJECTS
Stock Market Simulation
One on one career mentorship sessions
Fellows would have access to personal career mentoring sessions with award winning youth leaders who have studied at the top universities in the world and are at the top of their fields.
Problem Focused Learning
30 hrs of lectures to gain a provide a deeper understanding of todays leadership challenges.
Climate Policy & Perspectives
Gender & Identities
Ethical dilemmas of a leader
Introduction to Leadership Ethics
Income & Wealth Inequality
Pathway to Sustainable Development
Value Creation & Innovation
Government & Policy Making
Financing & Fundraising
Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
Global Politics & International Relations
Marketing & Advertising
Campaigning and Mobilisation
Automation & Artificial Intelligence
Use of 'NUDGE'
Psychology of Motivation & Behavioural Strategic Decision Making
Service-learning is a form of experiential learning that combines learning objectives with community service in order to provide a pragmatic, progressive learning experience while meeting societal needs.
It is a connected learning experience, linking the cognitive to the emotive. Students take the ideas they learn about in theory and connect them to real problems in practice, creating viable solutions for long term transformation in society.
The learner is involved in an exploration, where they have a physical, emotional & cognitive experience.
Referred to as the 'Reflection' stage, where the learner shares their reactions and observations publicly and processes the experience through discussion and analysis
referred to as the 'conceptualization phase', where the learner broadens their understanding of the concept or situation by cementing their experience through generalizations and concept building.
The learner applies the concept learnt, attempting to solve the problem recognized during their experience, thus completing the cycle and solidifying learning.
An insight into the on-ground realities of people in their local communities and an ability to personally connect and empathize with their struggles.
Multi-dimensional perspectives and a thorough understanding of those struggles from diverse domain experts, striving to communicate both the enormity of the challenges faced by leaders today and the inadequacy of their responses.
Developing the critical thinking skills required to break down a social problem structurally, identifying the ways the problem is defined by different stakeholders and hidden barriers preventing inaction.
A profound understanding of the ethical conflicts and dilemmas faced by leaders across industries and the biases they encounter during decision making.
The ability to predict & analyse the implications of changes in policy, global politics and financial markets on different socio-economic sectors.
To have learnt crucial industry, people and entrepreneurial skills required to execute social change in the 21st century across science, government, business, economy & the arts.