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The Transformation Fellowship is one of a kind opportunity that aims to support Transgender youth with an opporunity to craft their career goals. In partnership with Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Collective Good Foundation; The one-year program will equip the fellows with the right theoretical acumen through 6 months of immersive classroom trainings and project work. This will be followed be 6 months of hands-on workplace immersion through internships at leading corporates and non-profits.

Benefits of the Program

Certificate of Completion from TISS, Mumbai and Participating Corporates/NGOs.

A total stipend of Rs. 2,40,000 and additional allowance of Rs. 96,000 per fellow for the entire duration of the fellowship

Mentorship from the top industry professionals, non-profits and LGBTQI+ leaders.

Program Design

Classroom Immersion

Fellows will be exposed to various business subjects including operations, strategy,marketing, finance, social sensitivity and workplace skills through 6 months of immersive classroom trainings and project work led by the faculty and mentors at TISS.

icon Mode of Delivery:
Hybrid* (Online/Offline) with Field Work
icon Duration:
6 months
*dependant on prevailing COVID-19 situation.

Corporate Immersion

After a detailed assessment and guidance workshops on future interests and goals, Fellows will be placed with leading corporates and NGOs for a period of 6 months of hands-on workplace immersion to provide them with multi-faceted exposure and experiential learning.

icon Mode of Delivery:
Hybrid*
icon Duration:
6 months
*dependant on prevailing COVID-19 situation.

Career Readiness and Leadership Development

Across both phases, fellows will be provided with constant mental, psychosocial support and career guidance from experienced LGBTQI+ professionals, corporate leadership, industry experts and non-profits. Upon completion of both immersions, the programs will attempt to place fellows for full-time employments.

icon Mode of Delivery:
Hybrid* (Online/Offline) with Field Work
icon Duration:
6 months
*dependant on prevailing COVID-19 situation.

Extended Mentorship:

Post completion of the academic phase (first 3 months), the Participants will be engaged with the Incubation Center at TISS. During this course of this engagement, each participant will be engaged one-on-one by a Review Committee to identify the individual future goals and assess their mentoring needs.

Eligibility

Batch capacity: ‚Äč

20 fellows

Eligibility criteria:

  • LGBTQi members > 21 yrs age
  • Passed Intermediate Exams
  • Passion, curiosity and zeal to learn and grow

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About the Foundation

The Transformation Fellowship is one of a kind opportunity that aims to support Transgender youth with an opporunity to craft their career goals. In partnership with Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Collective Good Foundation; The one-year program will equip the fellows with the right theoretical acumen through 6 months of immersive classroom trainings and project work. This will be followed be 6 months of hands-on workplace immersion through internships at leading corporates and non-profits.

Partners

Academic & Knowledge partner

Mentorship Support Partners

Corporate Outreach Partner

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