Here comes a great opportunity for the young professionals who have a passion for supporting the development of the next generation of leaders. Hit the Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute and Harvard University collaborated Crossroads Emerging Leader Program 2018.

The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute’s second Annual Crossroads Program is a fully-funded career development opportunity for students from Asia, the Middle East and Africa. This is a great opportunity for the students who are the first in their families to attend college and also for the ones who may be facing challenging financial and social circumstances.

The 2018 program will run from 23rd – 28th September 2018 at the DIFC academy of the Dubai international financial centre, Dubai, UAE. The leading members of the Harvard University will teach an intensive and multidisciplinary curriculum. This program is a collaboration with the Mittal Institute and the Harvard business school club of the Gulf cooperation council (GCC).


  • Open for Indian citizens.
  • The first member of a family – or the first generation within a family – to attend college.
  • Must be 18-24 years old.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • The candidate should currently be enrolled as an undergraduate in a college, can provide proof they begin undergraduate studies in Fall 2018, OR a recent graduate from a college (within three years).
  • The applicant should be fluent in English.
  • Must be able to travel to an Air Arabia destination city.


  • Free – the program will cover the costs of international travel, board, lodging and class materials.
  • Can act as a catalyst in the developing world.
  • Great opportunity in collaborating with aspirants from around the globe.
  • The program enables in building up knowledge in interdisciplinary subjects.
  • It can give a good boost to your career.


The last date to apply is 30th June 2018, 11:59 pm EST. 

Rural Entrepreneurship and innovation Punjab

Innovation is the driver of growth in the rural and urban economy as it amplifies economic activity, employment generation and improves quality of life. India’s rural innovators are capable of extraordinary inventions. Despite constraints, many of them have succeeded in creating indigenous products with frugal resources. About 70% of the population resides in rural areas, the scope of innovations in the farm as well as non‐farm activities in is huge and can act as a engine of growth for the rural economy. With increased penetration of smartphones and cost internet services, rural business has immense potential.

The government of India is going to launch AGRI‐UDAAN Food and Agribusiness Accelerator 2.0 programme which will promote innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture. This will boost entrepreneurship and startups among rural youth.


  • Pan India no restrictions


  • Showcase your Product or innovation to the Ten thousand plus delegates along with the Chief Minister of Punjab
  • Acess to the targeted Audience
  • Communication Technology tools for scaling up their projects
  • Networking for Policy, Advocacy, and Agribusiness with Rural Youth
  • Fostering entrepreneurial mindset of Punjab’s rural youth by providing information, coaching and mentoring on entrepreneurial activities
  • Facilitating the access of rural entrepreneurs and startups to funding/incentives for the start‐up of their entrepreneurial activities
  • Mentoring opportunities by the Incubators that are accessible to young entrepreneurs to foster innovation and encourage mobility into sectors with higher profit potential
  • Special emphasis to encourage female entrepreneurship in Punjab

Deadline: April 5th 2018

Application Procedure:

  • To showcase your product or innovation at the expo go to the official website and register over there it costs around ten thousand INR.
  • If you are an underprivileged rural entrepreneur working for the betterment of the farmers or rural entrepreneurship fill in the below-mentioned form

Official website:  

Tashkent,international youth summit 2018

The International Youth Summit is held annually starting from 2016. The Summit is considered as one of the first youth events in Uzbekistan conducted in English. The participants of the Summit will be selected through submission of online application from all regions of the Republic and foreign countries. The Summit will last three days during which participants will be divided into several groups for creating socially significant projects. Moreover, during these three days, the various seminars and training will be conducted for Summit participants, as a result of which, they will be able to create and present new projects, the best of which will be implemented by YLDP and investors. The projects as “YLDP Summer School”, “Plov4Love”, “Back2Reality” and Annual Youth Plenary Session are the results of Summits 2016 and 2017, which were implemented with the support of YLDP. The students of lyceums, colleges and high educational institutions, as well as applicants and youth with the same interests and hobbies, were united in aforementioned projects.
Aim of the Summit
~The ultimate goal of the Summit is to create a special platform for young activists of our country and foreign countries, where they can exchange experience, knowledge and ideas as well as acquire new skills. Taking into consideration that the Summit is international, it would assist to form the right opinion of young activists of the Republic of Uzbekistan about foreign countries, and conversely the guests of the Republic will be able to obtain clear and detailed information about Uzbekistan.
~The Summit is divided into following sub-conferences:
=Information Technology
=Social Development
=Nation Branding
~ Active young leaders who are mostly of 18-27 ages. Exceptions may be made for younger/older applicants with extra potential.
• Benefits:
~ There are many benefits you will get by attending the summit. Here are some of them:
* Meet Experts & Influencers Face to Face
* Learn in a new space
* Networking Opportunities
* New tips and tactics
* Break Out of Your Comfort Zone
* Having fun
* Invest In Yourself
• What is the deadline for application?

Deadline :  28th of February.

Application procedure:

about 20-30 minutes. If you want to apply for the International Youth Summit, go to the link below:

If you have any questions, write an email to one of the following email addresses:
Organising team of International Youth Summit-   [email protected]
Ms.Kayumova Hilola-     [email protected]

The Nobel Prize Series India 2018 is presented by Nobel Media and Nobel Museum in partnership with the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India and the Government of Goa.

It brings together Nobel Laureates, experts and lifelong learners to evoke creative thinking. This unique program combines an exhibition, conference, lectures, roundtables and other meeting spaces. By sharing achievements and stories of Nobel Laureates this program inspires engagement in science, literature and peace in line with Alfred Nobel’s vision.

Events & Dates:

  • The ExhibitionThe Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World‘ will take place at Kala Academy, Goa. It will be displayed for a month in Goa starting 2nd February.
  • A seminar on innovation and education with all 5 participating Nobel Laureates will be held in the morning of 2nd February at Kala Academy.
  • During Nobel Prize Series over a thousand teachers will be invited to a new kind of meeting made especially for teachersNobel Education Network. It will be held in the afternoon of 2nd February at Kala Academy.
  • Executive roundtable meetings will be arranged in Goa and Mumbai between a number of business profiles and elite researchers as well as Nobel Laureates.
  • A Nobel Laureate will visit local universities in Goa and Mumbai to give an inspirational lecture and conduct a face-to-face discussion with a limited group of students and engage in a meeting with faculty. Check Events


  • The exhibition is open to the public from 2nd February 2018.
  • The seminar is open to anyone, scientist or not, to engage in a dialogue for connection and knowledge sharing.
  • The executive roundtable meetings are closed sessions without audience for an open and animated discussion where all participants take an active part.


The Nobel Prize Series India 2018 will be held from 1st to 5th February 2018.

India Leadership Forum (ILF) is NASSCOM’s flagship platform for ideas, innovation, strategy, business and the future. The 26th edition of ILF  will host the WCIT 2018, creating an unparalleled experience for the delegates in 3 days of talks, showcase, networking that combines business, technology and leadership.

World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) has become an international ICT forum bringing together visionaries, captains of industry, government leaders and academics from various countries. The 22nd edition of WCIT will be staged in Hyderabad, India for the first time.

Digitization has pervaded the heart of businesses though the level of penetration is varied across industries. This event, Amplify Digital will focus on its many facets, including opportunities, challenges and pave the onward journey. The eminent speakers for this edition are Ed Monser, Kenneth Cukier, Andrew Ng and many more. This event will focus on the key themes like – Bracing for Impact, Digitise the Core, Firm of the Future (FoF), Emerging Imperatives and Collaborate to Disrupt.

Venue & Date – Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad. 19th-21st February 2018.


  • Open to all interested delegates.
  • Entrepreneurs, academics and industrial leaders are welcome.


  • 50+ content rich sessions delivered by 200+ global thought leaders.
  • Explore new technologies, start-up demos and something new lined-up everyday.
  • Experience an entirely seamless digital conference for 3 days.
  • Engage in conversations that go beyond just the conference with 1000+ minutes of networking time.
  • Entertainment with an unparalleled experience at the social evenings and awards nights.

Application procedure:

  • Click Here to register and pay.
    1. Early bird fee (register before 15th December 2017)
    2. Regular fee (register before 13th February 2018)
  • Write to [email protected]

  • For more information, visit the Website

Register before 15th December 2017 for early bird fee.

World Cloud Summit (WCS) 2017 is an exclusive virtual event in which the inspiring leaders from the Cloud, IoT and AI industry would readily exchange ideas for capitalizing on the fast-growing cloud industry. Candidates can interact with the leaders from the Hosting/Clouding industry.


  • Anyone who is ready to move to the cloud industry and wants to know how one could recognize and transform his/her requirements into opportunities.
  • For Cloud, AI and IT industry professionals.


  • Candidates can learn new strategies to supply the desired needs of the clients.
  • Candidates will have answers from experts about the latest trends of Cloud and IT industry and how to turn profitable amidst endless changing industry scenarios, emerging trends and future predictions.
  • Candidates should discover new methodologies to optimize service delivery and enhance customer retention.
  • Candidates would explore the solutions to drive his/her business to new heights and build a road map to his/her enterprise cloud strategy.
  • Candidates would grow to become a leading solutions provider from an emerging or a mid-level CSP.
  • Candidates would know and understand how leading solution providers diversify their services portfolio with cloud and other solutions.

Application procedure:

  • Day 1 session is dedicated for CSPs, MSPs, Telcos and Data centers. Day 2 session is for CIOs and CTOs.
  • For Day 1 session registration, click Here
  • For Day 2 session registration, click Here
  • Note: Candidates must register with relevant email id and phone number.
  • See Featured sessions and timings.
  • For more information, visit the Website

obama foundation

Obama is coming to India to host a Town Hall session in New Delhi on 1st December 2017.


The Town Hall in New Delhi will bring together hundreds of young Indian leaders from across the country and President Obama to expand the conversation about what it means to be an active citizen and make an impact — how the Obama Foundation can support emerging leaders in this work.

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Make sure you apply by 20th November 2017, 2 am IST.