INK invites applications for 8th edition of INK Fellows Program, 2017

Bengaluru, June 8, 2017: INK, India’s foremost platform for the exchange of cutting-edge ideas and inspiring stories, is inviting applications for the INK Fellows Program 2017.

The INK Fellows Program, run by Ixoraa KnowledgeFoundation, has garnered a lot of acclaim over the years for providing aplatform to entrepreneurs from various fields to come together, exchangethoughts and ideas, discuss innovation, build collaborations and whererequired, seek mentorship. 

This year again, INK is looking for gamechangers who areredefining their fields of work across disciplines - technology,entrepreneurship, health, medicine, architecture, design, science, art,culture, literature, energy and environment, research and academics, education,sports, film, music and social impact. Applicants from across the world in theage group 18-40 can apply for the program, of which upto 20 individuals will beselected as INK Fellows. Applications are submitted via the INK website andregistrations are open from June 9th 2017 till July 30th 2017.  

The INK team internally reviews each application and atop 100 will be selected, based on an internal assessment form; shortlistedcandidates are then interviewed by an external jury to arrive at a top 50 whoare then further assessed to arrive at the final cohort. 

Fellows from previous years include Ere Gowda (awardwinning scriptwriter), Sandhya Goli (international chess player), Nirali Kartik(musician), Arunima Sinha (Padmashree awardee), Varun Agarwal (best-sellingauthor), Kenta Koga (educator), Kalki Koechlin (film star) and Anirudh Sharma(entrepreneur), among others.

Dr. Rajat Rakkhit, Managing Director of Ixoraa KnowledgeFoundation said "We are proud to support the INK Fellows program asit brings together a community of game changers who have the courage toredefine the world through their imaginative ideas and creative thinking.”

LakshmiPratury, Founder and CEO, INK added to the comment “INK Fellows comprise peoplefrom all walks of life - educators, singers, artists, engineers, scientists toname a few. INK Fellows have inspiring stories behind them and we are thrilledthat INK becomes the platform from where our Fellows can share their storieswith a wider audience".  

Interested applications can apply by filling out theapplication form on http://inktalks.com/fellows/apply. The INK Fellows Programis also accepting nominations; you can nominate someone by visiting the INKwebsite page.


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