Eurasia Foundation’s U.S. -Russia Social Expertise Exchange program (SEE) is accepting applications for a new round of its Independent Professionals Project Initiative.
The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is a diverse network of Russian and US professionals and entrepreneurs engaged in a meaningful exchange of ideas and best practices that lead to joint action and positive change in the social dimensions of both countries.
Project teams as well as Invited and Independent Professionals all work to address at least one of the following socially oriented themes:
- Social support & protection of citizens
- Protection of flora & fauna
- Promotion of animal welfare
- Promotion of philanthropy and volunteerism
- Youth development
- Public health & promotion of healthy lifestyles
- Preservation of cultural identities & language
- Adaptation of migrants
- Medical and social rehabilitation
- Promotion of economic and labor mobility
This competition is open to individuals from the U.S. and Russia who are interested in implementing a bilateral project focused on (1) Community Engagement and Volunteerism (2) Social inclusion of people with disabilities (3) Social entrepreneurship (4) Youth Engagement and Mentorship. Independent Professionals will spend 14 – 21 days in the host country to gain new skills and grow their professional networks. After returning home, participants will apply the skills they learned in the form of a short-term project that will allow them to more effectively address the challenges in their communities.
Learn More and Apply Here: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=eurasia!
Application Deadline: November 18, 2018– 11:59 p.m. EST
More information: http://www.usrussiasocialexpertise.org/#current-Initiative