[TC-I Call-to-Action]: Monitor Inclusive Markets

Monitor Inclusive Markets is looking for a new Chief-of-Staff! More information follows:

Monitor Inclusive Markets a new practice within the India office that aims to establish Monitor as a thought leader, both in India and globally, within the realm of market-based solutions for social change. We will do this by identifying commercially viable business models that have the potential to address some of the enormous social challenges that face India and similar emerging economies at scale – for instance, low cost health care, low income housing, high quality education for the poor, the enhancement of agricultural livelihood’s, and more.

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TC-I Call to Action: Exciting Jobs, Fellowships, and Conferences!

Looking for ways to put thought into action? Well, look no further! Below you’ll find our weekly review of opportunities. Please send along any other opportunities to info@thinkchangeindia.org.


WaterAid India is currently seeking a Chief Executive to be based out of New Delhi. Responsibilities include “leadership of the Senior Management Team and overall responsibility for all staff members, currently 40 strong.” Interested candidates can send in their CVs with a cover note and 3 references to resumes @thirdsectorpartners.com, or contact +91 22 6660 3558/6660 3559. The last date for applications is 16 September 2008. For more information, go here.


The last day to apply for the Deshpande Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurship, North Karnataka, is 20th September 2008. The program runs from 10 January 2009 to 10 July 2009, with hopes to award a total of 25 fellowships. According to the website,

The Fellowship is an interactive, applied learning experience that aims to foster a generation of successful social entrepreneurs. Participants will learn existing best practices and engage with the foremost social entrepreneurs and local innovators to develop a working knowledge of leading social change models. The program will leverage this theoretical framework to aid each participant in the creation of an individualized proposal for social change.

To apply, check www.deshpandefoundation.org for downloadable applications or email fellowship@dfmail.org with your request for an application. More opportunities follow after the break!

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TC-I Call to Action

Our weekly review of opportunities. Want us to post a job or an opportunity, drop us a word at info@thinkchangeindia.org


  • UnLtd India is an innovative foundation that exists to be a home for early-stage social entrepreneurs in India. It finds funds and supports exceptional individuals to enable them to develop as leaders, start up sustainable, high-impact initiatives, and prepare their fledgling organisations for further investment. They currently are looking for an Associate in the Incubation Team (more info here) and also an Administrator (more info here), both positions based in their Mumbai office.
  • NS Raghavan Center for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL) is part of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, with a vision “to be a world-class center of excellence for seeding, nurturing and promoting entrepreneurship with emphasis on start-ups and existing organizations with high growth potential”. NSRCEL is engaged in business incubation, teaching, training and research in entrepreneurship.They are looking for a Chief Operating Officer (COO). Please click here for more information.
  • Endeavor is a non-profit organization that offers high-impact entrepreneurs the support and tools they need to scale. They are currently looking for a Managing Director to Head thier India office. More details are available here


  • We had mentioned recently about the Teach India initiative launched by the Times Group. They are looking for ook for selfless individuals to come forward and help change the future of a child forever, by giving just a few hours a week to Teach India. More info here

[TC-I Call to Action]: Our weekly review of opportunities

TC-I Call to Action is our weekly segment highlighting opportunities for our readers to get involved in the Social Entrepreneurship movement. Check this space for job and internship opportunities, fellowships and grants. If you have any jobs / opportunities to be featured in this segment, drop us a word at info@thinkchangeindia.org

Opportunity to write for TC-I!!

  • At the cost of shameless self promotion, TC-I is looking for part-time writers for this cool blog! Details here

Jobs and Internships:

  • The Piramal Foundation is looking for a Entrepreneurship Manager for its Grassroots Development Lab. More details here. They are also seeking a Managing Director for the Lab, details here
  • VOLindia is an organization focused on getting India’s youth to volunteer time to address problems of social and economic inequality. They are looking for summer volunteers. Details here
  • We mentioned the Deshpande Foundation Fellowships before in this space, but the opportunity is worth highlighting again. Details here
  • IFMR Trust is an exciting new social venture fund based out of Chennai. They have a range of job openings. More details here. Also check here for opportunities across various centers within IFMR.
  • Let Me Know is looking for web designers to add to their team. The website is a platform to make students aware of opportunities. Go here for more information on the site, and click here to email them your resume.


  • If you are a young social entrepreneur, you would not want to miss the YouthActionNet fellowship opportunity
  • Also Pop!Tech is looking for twenty visionary change agents from around the world to participate in their cutting-edge fellows program. Details here

Conferences and Meetups:

  • IdeaCampPune is a self-organized meetup to discuss innovative ways of tackling a variety of areas. Go here for more information. The conference is on May 10th.