ICO Young CHANGEMAKERs

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What is the ICO Young Changemakers Program?

ICO Young Changemakers is a carefully selected network of young people from the ICO alumni community who have found their inner power to create change for the good of all and are ready to step up and take on their role as bigger changemakers, youth influencers and co-leaders to not just directly create a positive impact, but also empower other people around them to become Changemakers. 

Eligibility

  1. You have participated in ICO in the past and launched your initiative successfully.

  2. You are committed to contributing a positive change around you and become a Changemaker for life! 

  3. You believe that every child needs to take initiative and solve problems, and for that, you are eager to co-lead and work towards ICO’s vision of empowering other children, to become Changemakers like you!

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Selection Process

Below are the steps for your School’s Transformational Changemaker Journey with ICO

Nomination and Screening ​

Fill in the detailed application form (google form). Once your application gets selected, you will undergo an interview as the final step of screening.

Personal Evaluation

ICO Alumni Program is custom designed for each of its members. We give utmost importance to your interest, plan of changemaker action for change, learning requirements etc. A review discussion is set up upon your selection to arrive at the best fit design for you.

Join the Tribe!​

The selected ICO Young Changemakers are inducted into a community and gain access to strategic mentorship, resources, media partnerships, and other opportunities from ICO (more details in the next section) to grow themselves, create positive change around them, and work towards empowering other children to be Changemakers!

What happens after selection?​

ICO selects only a few super committed young people into the ICO Young Changemakers community! Every ICO Young Changemaker is tasked with the responsibility of working towards creating a better world, and co-leading ICO’s vision of every child being a Changemakers! 

To do this, you can contribute in multiple different ways – take up initiatives that ICO offers you, or come up with new ideas to fuel the movement.

Note that after your selection, you will discuss with the ICO team and create your own personalised plan of action regarding how you want to contribute and what things you want to do, depending upon your interest!

Some ways you can kickstart your Changemaker journey for life!

Note that below mentioned points are some of the ways you can contribute. After your selection, you will discuss with the ICO team and create your own personalised plan of action regarding what things you want to do, depending upon your interest!

Run your own Organisation/ Initiative ​

Grow your initiative that you started through ICO or start a new one!

Develop New Possibilities

Create opportunities within your own venture for other young people to step up and lead change. 

Empower other Children

Influence children in your school and community to participate in ICO

Share your Story

Speak at reputed public platforms and share your story through media partnerships, social media, or blogs

Spark your Ideas

Grow your initiative that you started through ICO or start a new one!Come up with your own ideas to fuel the movement and test them in a supportive community

Grab the Opportunities

 Participate in competitions, workshops, volunteering and internship opportunities provided both by ICO & other NGO to develop as a changemaker, contributing to a better world!

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How does the program benefit you?

Step up as a Changemaker

Nourish and strengthen your changemaker skills by participating in various competitions, workshops, volunteering & internships opportunities provided.

Community Bond

Be in a network of amazing young changemakers, meet like minders, work, learn & grow together.

Professional Experience

Channel your passion into efficiency by working as a professional, taking real responsibilities & contributing positive change.

Opportunities in the changemaker sector

Get to know about workshops, competitions, public speaking forums, etc. and participate to boost your changemaker journey

Mentorship from Experts

Life-long access to mentors, who are indeed your friends, supporting throughout your changemaker journey.  

Recognition

Be recognised as an ICO Young Changemaker that can help you personally and professionally in your life.

FAQs

We are looking for highly self-motivated students who already have a good understanding about l changemaker mind set by participating ICO. This younger changemaker community is to enable these individuals to continue their plan of changemaker action in order to become changemakers for life.

We provide space for each of its members to express their interest, learning requirements & plan of changemaker action. You will be provided access to ICO resources & opportunities that will help you in your changemaker journey. 

If you are passionate about continuing your changemaker journey (started in ICO) and believe in the vision of ICO i.e. ‘Every child a Changemaker’, please do nominate yourself for joining the ICO Alumni community. 

The program doesn’t have a determined time period. We are looking towards knitting a community of young changemakers and helping them in their changemaker journey.  

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Join the Tribe!

Become a Changemaker for Life!