Climate Leadership Program 2022 - Kerala
An 8-week, interdisciplinary, leadership development program for individuals in the age group of 22-35 who are passionate about environment and enthusiastic about finding solutions to the climate crisis to help build a resilient Kerala.
25 selected individuals will embark on a journey of robust training and in the process create partnerships and develop skills to create a better planet. Climate Leadership Program (CLP) offers you the chance to be a change-maker, a leader at the forefront in this fight against the impacts of Climate Change.
Selected participants from the cohort will get financial support for their projects or stipend to work with NGOs, research institutions or LSGIs on climate action projects.
Scholarship based program.*
Technical and financial support for projects undertaken by leaders.
2 leaders get full scholarship for Terra.do's flagship program.
Mentorship from experts.
Assignments and live projects.
1 week residential + 7 weeks online (8 hrs. / week).
Opportunity to collaborate with Govt and Non-Govt organizations.
15+ expert trainers.
*15 top participants ranked based on the applications will get a full scholarship. The other applicants have to pay INR 6000 towards the residential component of the program.
An ideal candidate will be between the age of 22 to 35, passionate to work in climate action. Candidates without any formal education after their 10+2 may also apply, these applications will be evaluated in terms of their previous experience in climate action.
We strongly encourage applications from teachers, CSR employees, individuals leading social/environmental actions and other passionate youngsters who wish to be the catalysts of change.
All candidates must have basic proficiency in Malayalam as it will benefit community interactions.
Why be a climate leader?
A unique, interdisciplinary experience, one of its kind in Kerala
Support vulnerable communities
Scale up climate action
Take leadership to address climate crisis
Drive the climate policy dialogues for the state
Support livelihoods and build resilient communities
Additional notes - * All the online sessions will be held after 6PM on weekdays (Participants with full-time jobs/Classes can also apply)
** The residential component will require you to be available for 5 days (3 weekdays and a weekend)
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Gowri Madhusoodhanan, Climate leader, CLP 2019
The climate leadership program 2019 brought a platter full of amazing humans, disruptive ideas and the best ever synergy to work towards a world where "green is the new sexy" lifestyle.
In one way it made me open my eyes in how efficient the behavior and technologies were in the pre industrial era of my state. It showed and proved how we humans could live a life of satisfaction in harmony with nature. I hope the upcoming leaders could put in some of those thoughts into action.
Gowri is now pursuing her PGDM in Rural management from IRMA