Opportunities

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2013 Stanford-India Biodesign (SIB) Fellowship Accepting Applications

What: Stanford-India Biodesign (SIB Fellowship) Where: New Delhi and Palo Alto, CA Application Deadline & Link: May 18th, 2012; submit application Length of Fellowship: 1-year (a second year may be granted depending on project scope) The goal of this programme, which launched in 2007, is to train the next generation of biomedical technology innovators in India. This [...]

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Journeys for Change in association with Sankalp Forum organizes Mumbai Social Enterprise Journey

The Journeys for Change / Sankalp Journey is a unique 3-day immersive journey, from 8-11 April 2012, to visit some of Mumbai’s most exciting social enterprises, designed to help participants create greater profit and impact in their work. The journey will incorporate site visits to meet a variety of Mumbai-based social enterprises – businesses whose [...]

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NSEF Authors of Change: Your chance to intern this summer at the best social enterprises of India

Last date of application for the much-coveted NSEF Authors of Change 2012 program is 20th March 2012.  The program provides students a hands-on experience to work with social enterprises for a time period of 2-3 months in their summers where they utilize their skills working on real time projects.  Additionally, through the Program students get to become a [...]

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iWeekend Impact Ahmedabad, registrations now open!

iWeekend Impact is a 50-hour intensive and innovative experience that aims to bring together social entrepreneurs and professionals to present ideas with social impact and develop socially responsible business plans. The event is targeted towards social entrepreneurs, NGOs, technologists, designers, marketers, content writers, business students, finance & legal professionals who are looking to start their [...]

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Google helps build the online presence of women entrepreneurs in India

Outside of the nonprofit world, finding women-owned businesses online is not very common – but are a small and growing circle. Google recently launched a program aimed at giving these women entrepreneurs the  tools to increase their online presence, called Women Entrepreneurs on the Web. The program will  allow participants to “learn to build their online [...]

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Ankur Capital looking for social enterprise investments

Ankur Capital helps nurture emerging businesses that target under-served communities in India. Ankur Capital supports inclusive business models with a unique combination of capital investment and hands-on management support. T teahem’s deep operational experience allows them to partner with enterprises to evolve, refine and grow their businesses. Ankur bridges the gap, both financial and operational, [...]

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Experience at Ashoka Green Plan-it Unconference

Ashoka Green Plan-It Unconference, aimed at mobilizing the youth towards environment-friendly initiative and lifestyle in their campuses and outside was held at the beautiful campus of SAP Labs India campus. ThinkChange India covered the two-day event live attended by between 300 to 400 people from different background – students as young as 12 and teachers [...]

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Hand in Hand Social Entrepreneurship Programme – 22 to 26 August 2011

Hand in Hand is holding a Social Entrepreneurship Programme from August 22-26 in Chennai, India.  This five-day residential programme will provide a crash course in leading a successful social enterprise. It will focus on how microfinance and social entrepreneurship can empower people and enhance livelihoods, resulting in social and economic mobility The course has been [...]

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Coffee with Entrepreneurs! Sign up for July 4th coffee slots now!

Coffee with Entrepreneurs! Sign up for July 4th coffee slots now! First Monday of every month in Mumbai What is it? An opportunity for social entrepreneurs to have conversations with Acumen Fund’s India portfolio team. These chats are informal, and a chance for us to connect directly with entrepreneurs. You can use the time to [...]

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Pravah presents Ocean in a Drop

After consolidating Pravah’s learnings for the past 18 years into ‘Ocean in a Drop’, a course on youth development and active citizenship, and after launching it successfully with representatives from over 10 organizations, Pravah is offering it twice more on the following dates: June 7 – 12, 2011, July 11 – 16, 2011. Nominations are invited [...]