Application invited for Gender Equality Initiative

ORG-Rise Up
Closing date -10January 2020

Rise Up is launching a call for applications for the Gender Equity Initiative (GEI) in Delhi, India. We invite applications from civil society leaders and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) based in the state of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) to participate in Rise Up’s intensive Leadership Accelerator program. GEI is a non-stipend fellowship program offering selected leaders the opportunity to:

1-Participate in the no-cost week-long residential Rise Up Leadership Accelerator workshop in April 2020 to strengthen their skills in girl and women-centered advocacy, leadership, and proposal development and develop strategies to improve the lives of girls and women in their communities.
2-Apply for competitive seed funding to launch their advocacy strategies.
3-Join a dynamic global network of diverse leaders working to improve the lives of women and girls everywhere.

1-Be civil society leaders and/or social entrepreneurs who are between 21 and 60 years of age. All genders welcome!
2-Be local residents of the state of Delhi and NCR Region.
3-Have personal interest and commitment to promoting social justice, education, equity, and opportunity for girls and women.
4-Have 5 years of demonstrated experience, or the equivalent, in at least one of the following thematic areas:
Girls’ education
Youth development
Women’s economic empowerment
Gender equity
Community mobilization and development
Media and communications
Sustainable development
Public policy or advocacy
Environment, natural resource management, conservation
Child protection
Prevention of violence against women and girls

How to apply
Interested qualified applicants should use our online application form to submit an application along with a curriculum vitae or resume. You may submit the application in either English or Hindi. If you have difficulty filling out the online application, download the application and email your completed application form and curriculum vitae/resume to Vidhu Prahba, Rise Up’s Program Manager at with a copy to


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