Connecting young professionals via a unique employee engagement program to upskill survivors of sexual violence in India.
15. Growth Strategy: What are your main strategies for scaling your impact?
By 2025: Onboard 3500 trainees (offline & online); Engage a global network of 15,000 young professionals; Support female entrepreneurs & innovators via a global franchise system
Go-to-market strategy: Partner with organizations eg Pioneers Nation with corporate offerings & established client base; Create an online training module (adapting to Covid-19) for survivors to access learning content. In talks with Microsoft & Eko to create secure platforms for database of engagement during training & progress after; Certify employee engagement program by a leading HR firm - talks with Korn Ferry
16. Activating changemakers: How are you giving people the power to control their own destiny and support other people to become changemakers in their communities?
Survivors are equipped with tools & confidence to achieve their goals & lead by example. We select young women who want to have an impact on their communities. Our alumni will be financially independent, have the support system & awareness they need to trigger real change.
Employees gain gender sensitivity toolkits, leadership skills & social awareness to become social intrapraneurs within their business communities & agents of change.
ila Generation meet at ilaX events where Passion & Profession merge. We give networking time for meaningful connections to be formed & new projects to be born.
17. Awards & Recognitions: What awards or recognitions, if any, has the project received so far?
ila has been collaborating with brands like Unilever, WeWork and the London School of Economics. We are partners with the London Google Academy and UN Women.
UN Women Beijing+25 Exhibition at UN HQ in Bangkok
UN Women Speaker for International Women’s Day
We Hate Pink
London School of Economics
LSE Generate Funding competition 2020.
18. Tell us about how collaborations and partnerships would enhance the scalability and impact of your project
Partnerships make our value chain: 4 NGOs to recruit survivors, specialized trauma therapists, 3 social enterprises to outsource hard-skills, 3 Co-working spaces for training & workshops, UN Women (knowledge partner) & Corporations for soft-skills training & internships.
Our partnerships with tech firms enable more survivors to safely participate in the training program online. To scale, we have a social franchise system that partners with existing programs globally to open new hubs.