Have a project idea you've been dying to implement in your local community? Know of just the thing your local Iranian American community needs? Why not be the person to get that program up and running with training, mentorship, and a stipend from IAAB?
IAAB's Leadership in Action (LIA) Fellowship offers young leaders the opportunity to create and implement a program that will directly benefit a specific segment of the Iranian diaspora community on a local, regional, or national level.
IAAB's Leadership in Action Fellowship, inspires, engages, and connects emerging leaders with a unique public service opportunity. The Fellowship recognizes the strong commitment to public service and allows Fellows to create and implement a program that will directly benefit the Iranian diaspora community.
By engaging students and young professionals, IAAB will mentor and cultivate the next generation of leaders within the Iranian diaspora community who are committed to public service. LIA Fellows receive a small stipend and training while under the supervision of IAAB staff. Fields of interest include but are not limited to: education, culture, community organizing, law, health and sciences, and the arts.
Project proposals and applications are due by July 18, 2011 for the Fall LIA Fellowship cycle. To learn more about the program as well as specifics on how to apply, click here.
About Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) - IAAB is a 501(c)(3) non-partisan, non-profit volunteer organization with a young, dedicated staff spread across the United States, Europe and Iran. The mission of the organization is to address issues of the Iranian diaspora community while raising awareness of the Iranian community, promoting leadership, and connecting Iranians across borders. For more information about IAAB, please visit www.iranianalliances.org.
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