Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship & Jubilant Bhartia Foundation presents the Hindustan Times Fellowship
Hyderabad: Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and the Jubilant Bhartia Foundation are pleased to announce a fellowship in collaboration with Stanford Seed, an institute based at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) that delivers the Seed Transformation Program in India.
The Stanford Seed Transformation Program is a one-year certificate program that partners with entrepreneurs in emerging economies to build thriving enterprises that transform lives and communities. The high-touch program provides management training, one-on-one support and networking opportunities to empower business owners to lead their regions to greater prosperity.
The Hindustan Times Fellowship will be granted to one or more person(s) per year to participate in the Seed Transformation Program in India. The fellowship will be offered for five years.
Ms Hilde Schwab (Chairperson and Co-Founder, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship) said “We are excited to collaborate with Stanford Seed, Hindustan Times, and Jubilant Bhartia Foundation to expand the Stanford Seed Transformation Program’s impact in India. The practical knowledge that our members will gain through this immersive programme will allow them to sharpen their skills, broaden their reach and take their enterprises to the next level. We are grateful to all organizations for their commitment to the field of social innovation.”
Mr Shyam S Bhartia (Founder and Chairman, Jubilant Bhartia Group) and Mr Hari S Bhartia (Co-Founder and Chairman, Jubilant Bhartia Group) said, “Starting with the Stanford Seed Transformation Program – India Class of 2021, a fellowship is being endowed and called ‘Hindustan Times Fellowship’. In combination with other philanthropic contributions, this fellowship will enable finalists of Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award (SEOY) to participate in the one-year Seed Transformation Program in India. We feel that this will go a long way to help social entrepreneurs gain the leadership and practical management skills.”
“Companies that complete the Seed program not only grow their revenue, they create jobs and impact their communities at large. We are pleased to bring into our program India’s Social Entrepreneur of the Year, thanks to the generous support of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and the Jubilant Bhartia Foundation,” say Mr Darius F. Teter, Executive Director of Stanford Seed.”