Call for Applications: Rise Up Launches Leadership Program in Jharkhand, India

Global nonprofit Rise Up will select a group of local civil society leaders from Jharkhand, India to participate in our Leadership Accelerator training program to advance gender equity and justice in 2024.

Visionary leaders in Jharkhand are invited to apply. Newly selected leaders in India will join our network of over 800 leaders who have successfully advocated for more than 185 new and improved laws and policies, impacting 160 million people globally.

Applications are now closed.

Following a competitive selection process, Rise Up will select 25 visionary leaders working to advance education, health, and economic opportunity. Rise Up has developed an innovative hybrid—virtual and in-person—model that integrates intensive capacity building, leadership development, project funding, and technical support to ensure the leaders can launch strategies to advance education, health, and economic opportunity for women, girls, and gender-nonconforming people in Jharkhand.

For more information, please contact Operations Associate Mohit Kumar at and copy Project Manager Namrata Jaiswal at

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