The G P Birla Fellowship aims to steer young women leaders on a journey in leadership by opening their minds to a rich and diverse set of learning experiences and move from thought to action and from success to significance. Inspired to be leaders and change-makers of tomorrow and significantly transform the course of their organizations, communities and cities. This unique Fellowship combines mentoring and coaching with reflective dialogue based seminars for emerging women leaders in the 27-35 years age group from Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in India.
The Fellowship equips the young women leaders with tools and resources that help them accomplish leadership goals; Inculcate the spirit of being a part of a safe and trustworthy support group; guide their process of inquiry in developing values-based leadership and provide a platform for collaborative support for each other.
A unique component in the Programme is the “Mentor-Me!” model where the fellows get to work with individual mentors and receive group coaching, in their developmental journey.
The inaugural class was launched in 2018 with 16 fellows, and the second cohort in 2019 with 19 fellows. 4 social ventures have been conceptualized focusing on regional issues and concerns in society.