Recognizing the barriers that hinder women’s participation in STEM careers and leadership positions, Grand Challenges India (GCI)-Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) and WomenLift Health are launching a leadership development program exclusively for women called Women's Leadership in STEM (WLS). The program aims to expand the power and influence of talented women in STEM and catalyse a systemic change to achieve gender equality in leadership.
The leadership development program has been designed as a part-time program that can be accommodated alongside a fulltime position. Through this program, a cohort of 20 women professionals will be selected who will interact for three fully-funded residential leadership workshops spanning 5 days each in a year.
The residential workshops will include elements such as,
The prerequisites to apply for Women Leadership in STEM includes,
Applications are required to be submitted online only. For scheme details and submission of application, please log on to BIRAC website (www.birac.nic.in).
For queries, please contact:
Mission Director, Grand Challenges India, Email: mdpmubmgf[dot]birac[at]nic[dot]in
Senior Program Manager, Grand Challenges India, Email: user-23[at]birac[dot]nic[dot]in
Announcement Date: 27-10-2023
Last Submission Date: 20-12-2023 04:00 PM