You will learn about the lives of families living in India’s slums and spend time interacting with them to understand their challenges and needs. You will put that learning into practice and use your knowledge and skills to help Pollinate Energy overcome its most pressing business challenges.
You will see an agile and values-driven business in action, where your ideas today are put into practice that same afternoon, and you will learn how your skills as a professional can truly make a difference.
You will travel to one of Pollinate Energy’s city offices in India, where you will stay for two weeks with the rest of your Professionals Fellowship team (never a boring moment!) Every day, you and your team will work together as a mini consultancy alongside our Indian Fellows and our Pollinate Energy team to create new ways to overcome old (and new) problems. This will involve both office-based work and fieldwork.
The specific projects that your team will focus on will be set closer to the program dates to match your skills and their needs, but examples of projects include:
In addition, you will participate in personal and professional development sessions led by Pollinate Energy City Leaders. This is your opportunity to self-reflect, understand what truly motivates you, and learn how you can redirect your focus to build the most fulfilling and meaningful career for you.
Pollinate Energy is a social business bringing life-changing products to people who need them most: the millions living in poverty in India’s urban slums. The program is run by Pollinate Energy’s City Leaders. Each City Leader has their own story to share and has been selected on their ability to lead inspiring and motivating programs to make sure you have the best possible hands-on experience in social enterprise.