YLAC Counter Speech Fellowship with Instagram

YLAC Counter Speech Fellowship with Instagram

Aimed to be an incubator for the future generation of leaders, CEOs, campaigners and activists, the YLAC Counter Speech Fellowship with Instagram is looking for 25 exceptional teen leaders in Delhi and Mumbai each, to celebrate the positive ways in which young adults use the internet. This three month long, weekend only fellowship will present teens with an opportunity to voice their opinions on themes important to young netizens around the world. In their time as Counter Speech Fellows, the participants will also have the opportunity to build and sharpen their leadership, communication, critical thinking and other interpersonal skills.

Bullying, Body Positivity, Mental Wellbeing, Embracing Diversity, Creating Safe Spaces Online and Countering Violent Extremism are the selected themes for the first edition of this one-of-its-kind fellowship. Fellows will be mentored and encouraged to build and share powerful content for creating meaningful, inclusive and safe communities online. The most inspiring content will be promoted among teens and young adults across the country on Instagram.

Applications close on 31st October 2017. To apply, click here.

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