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EnAble India launches fellowship to catalyse the growth of persons with disabilities

EnAble India is on a mission to catalyse the growth of persons with disabilities and integrate them into society. It is aiming to empower them to live a life with dignity and become a valued part of society. To accomplish this, it needs the support of enthusiastic leaders and changemakers who can champion lasting change for the disability sector with their ideas and actions.

EnAble India is committed to building an excellent pool of passionate individuals for the disability sector with the Soapstone Fellowship. It is open to researchers, project managers, content specialists, product managers, design specialists, communication practitioners, analysts and anyone with proficiency in any skill that can contribute towards institutional development. The one-year-long fellowship will provide the participants with opportunities to engage with diverse stakeholders, harness the power of the collective, and develop an enhanced perspective on the livelihood of persons with disabilities. The fellowship promises to be an experiential and reflective journey for all while scaling sustainable positive change in the lives of persons with disabilities.

EnAble India launches fellowship to empower persons with disabilities and integrate them into the

The Soapstone Fellowship is looking for committed individuals who possess a high human-centred quotient. It will offer handholding support to the individuals who are intent on driving a visible change in the disability sector. With access to pioneering frameworks and models, the fellows will get to learn the best practices and tools to build relationships with different stakeholders from distinguished mentors and social entrepreneurs.

Enable India is a non-profit organization working for economic independence and dignity of persons with disabilities since 1999. Enable India is considered a pioneer in the employability and employment of persons with disabilities. It has impacted 220,000+ individuals including persons with disabilities and their families in 28 states in India.

In the past 20 years, Enable India has collaborated with 725 companies and 229 partner organizations across 1050 locations in 27 countries. It has opened up 291 job roles across 22 sectors. It has also built 12+ models and frameworks to train employable persons with disabilities and includable leaders capable of leading the change. Enable India’s models and content are used across many organizations not only in India but also in Africa, Asia, Europe and America.

Freshers with leadership abilities and people from different fields are welcomed to apply for the fellowship. Please do apply for this opportunity if you have been exploring new career opportunities or have proficiency in skills that can help us co-create stronger institutions. Applications are open until 5th September 2021. Click here to apply.

One can also write to fellowship@enableindia.org with any more questions.

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