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International AIDS Society (IAS) Young Leaders Digital Space 2021 – Call for Applications

International AIDS Society (IAS) Young Leaders Digital Space 2021
International AIDS Society (IAS) Young Leaders Digital Space 2021 

International AIDS Society (IAS) Young Leaders Digital Space 2021 


We are looking for TEN YOUNG LEADERS to take part in the design process of this digital space.

Application Deadline: 7th March 2021.

About the Award:
The IAS – International AIDS Society, Y+ Global, Youth RISE, ATHENA Network, The PACT, Adolescent HIV Treatment Coalition (ATC) and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation (EGPAF) have teamed up to build and facilitate a collective digital space that will be developed by young leaders and for young people.

Our goal is to co-create, curate and nurture a digital space for young leaders living with or affected by HIV that:
  • is youth-led, youth-responsive, inclusive, accessible, sustainable and innovative;
  • showcases youth leadership in all its diversity;
  • links young people to organisations and resources tailored to their needs;
  • provides capacity building, mentorship and networking opportunities; and
  • promotes fundraising opportunities for young people.
Type: Training

Eligibility: Young leaders must meet these selection criteria:
  • Be between 18 and 29
  • Be connected to a youth-led, youth-enabling or youth-serving organization working in the HIV response, either as a volunteer, employee or beneficiary
  • Be creative, tech-savvy and passionate about the potential of digital technology to contribute to the HIV response
  • Have a demonstrated commitment tothe HIV response in your community
  • Showcase strong leadership qualities
  • Be agreeable to be featured in digital media (see examples)
  • Be available for full time working hours (8 hours per day) between5-13 April and 18-21 July 2021
  • Be available to take on ad hoc tasks and be an ambassador for the digital space (approximately 3 days total)
  • Be available and willing to mentor the next cohort of young leaders in 2022 (approximately 5 days total)
  • Young people from key populations and low and middle income countries are particularly encouraged to apply.
Eligible Countries: African countries

Number of Awards: 10

Value of Award: As a young leader you will
  • Co-create a digital space for young people alongside a dedicated, tech-savvy and innovative group of young leaders, supported by a team of IT and design experts
  • Launch the space at IAS 2021 Virtual, the world’s most influential conference on HIV science
  • Receive $2000 for your time and to cover the costs of internet data
  • Learn vital skills in communications, project management, and design
  • Mentor the next cohort of young leaders.
Duration of Award:
  • March 2021: Review and selection of candidates
  • Late March 2021: Applicants informed of outcome
  • 5-13 April 2021: Young leaders’ curriculum to design digital space
  • May 2021: Development of the digital space
  • 18-21 July 2021: Young leaders attend 11th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2021) and launch digital space
  • August 2021-July 2022: Young leaders promote digital space and support next cohort of young leaders
How to Apply: Apply Now!
It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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