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  • Raj Varadarajan
    Karthikeyan Vaitheeswaran wrote: Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 09:58:59 +0530 From: Karthikeyan Vaitheeswaran To:
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      Karthikeyan Vaitheeswaran <kaarthee@...> wrote:
      Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 09:58:59 +0530
      From: "Karthikeyan Vaitheeswaran" <kaarthee@...>
      To: "CIOSA-Members' Discussion List" <ciosa-members@...>
      Subject: [ciosa-members] Apply to the YouthActionNet Global Fellowship Program

      Dear CIOSA Friends,
       
      Are you the founder of a youth organization that mobilizes citizens in addressing an urgent social need?
      Do you lead a team of dedicated young people in protecting and promoting children´s rights in your country? 
      If you are a young person working to bring about positive societal change in your community, YouthActionNet® can help.
      Each year, 20 exceptional young social entrepreneurs are selected as YouthActionNet® Global Fellows following a competitive application process. The year long Fellowship program includes:
       
      Skill-building:
      * A seven-day capacity building retreat in Washington, DC (all expenses paid)
      * Development of a customized learning plan based on individual leadership
      learning needs. This learning is focused on six dimensions of leadership:
      personal, visionary, political, collaborative, organizational, and societal.

      Networking:
      * Networking with international and national aid agencies, NGOs, and coporate partners.
      * Peer-to-peer networking throughout the year.
      Advocacy:
      * Training in communications and media outreach; public relations technical assistance.
      * Access to global advocacy platforms and media coverage. Global Fellows
      also have access to potential funding opportunities.
      Eligibility
      * Open to all young people aged 18 - 29
      * Applicants should be founders of existing projects/organizations, or leading a project within an organization
      * Proficiency in English is required; applications must be submitted in English
      * Must be available to attend full retreat, November 1-8, 2008, in Washington, DC
      Key Dates
      Application Deadline: May 15, 2008
      Fellowships announced: August 1, 2008
      Retreat: November 1-8, 2008 (Washington, D.C.)
      Full details - http://www.youthactionnet.org/

      Kind regards,
      Karthikeyan,
      Chennai
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