India's first corporate fellowship program for Transgender youth
About the Fellowship
The Transformation Fellowship is a one-of-a-kind opportunity that aims to support Transgender youth to craft their career goals. In partnership with Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Collective Good Foundation, the one-year program supported by Pernod Ricard India Foundation will equip the fellows with the right theoretical acumen through 6 months of immersive classroom training and project work. This will be followed by 6 months of hands-on workplace immersion through internships at leading corporates and non-profits.
Benefits of the Program
Fellowship will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion - “General Management Program” from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences
A total stipend of Rs. 3,36,000 per fellow for the duration of the fellowship.
Mentorship from the top industry professionals, non-profits and LGBTQI+ leaders.
- Academic Learning: Fellows will be exposed to various business subjects including operations, strategy, marketing, finance, social sensitivity, and workplace skills through classroom training and project work led by the faculty and mentors at TISS
- Mentorship: Participants will be engaged with the Incubation Center at TISS, and the Review Committee will help to identify individual future goals and assess mentoring needs
- Career Readiness: Fellows will be provided with constant mental, psychosocial support and career guidance from experienced LGBTQI+ professionals, corporate leadership, and non-profits
- Internship: Fellows will be provided internships with leading corporates/NGOs to gain hands-on experience, multi-faceted exposure, and experiential learning
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.
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.
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The application window for the Transformation Fellowship will remain open until 25-05-2022
Our previous association with transgender community
A GENDERED DIALOGUE THROUGH ART
Collaborations with Aravani Art Project, a trans-women art collective to paint our dispensaries, community centers and schools at Nashik, Behror and Gurugram laid a platform for the marginalized trans-women community to connect with local communities.
Academic & Knowledge partner
Mentorship Support Partner
Corporate Outreach Partner