LEAD

LEAD is an incubator where innovation meets implementation, knowledge meets experience,
social issues meet solutions and efforts meet impact.

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The LEaders Accelerating Development (LEAD) program strives to build problem solving and entrepreneurial aptitudes among university students. LEAD's mission is simple and impactful: have students take up issues of concern and implement solutions in a stipulated time frame. LEAD at Ek Soch works with the college youth of Varanasi district to help them to build their leadership skills, innovative approach and entrepreneurial mindset.


How to Join LEAD ?

  • Do you want to make your own identity?
  • Want to be part of solutions?
  • Want to do something of your interest?
  • Want to be role model for others?
  • Are you interested in taking Leadership Challenges?
  • Taking initiative is a great way to help others and improve your personal growth as well community and it can also help you gain skills
  • Practical on Field Experience to include on your resume and college applications
  • Gain communication skils
  • Witness your ideas turn from concept to reality
  • Build your volunteer experiences
  • Interact with the local community to solve problems
  • To build the mindset of initiation
  • To get support of innovative ideas
  • Network with successful social entrepreneurs and student leaders

Leadership project is work done by a person or group of people that benefits others and themselves. It is often done near the area where you live, so your own community reaps the benefits of your work. You do not get paid to perform community service, but volunteer your time.

Your initiative can help many different groups of people: children, senior citizens and people with disabilities, even animals and the environment.

Many students take initiative because they enjoy helping others and for self-development.

There are numerous benefits to initiatives, both for yourself and others. Below are some of the most IMPORTANT benefits of volunteering your free time:
  • Gives you a way to help others
  • Helps improve your community
  • Can help strengthen your resume and college applications
  • Can be a way to meet new friends/networking
  • Often results in personal growth
  • Gives you a way to gain work experience and learn more about certain jobs

Step 1:Give a Missed Call on: +91-803-951-1366

Step 2:You will receive a message containing LEAD ID

Step 3:After getting LEAD Id, Login at www.leadcampus.org With registered Mobile No. and LEAD ID

Step 4:Edit your profile with details

Step 5:Propose your ideas under project proposal

Step 6:You will get a call regarding your ideas/initiative


For Ideas/Initiative mentorship can Contact

Mr. Chandan T

: +91-945-460-6956

For Varanasi location:

Contact LEAD student coordinators in your College or Do Visit our Office at Lanka:

Ek Soch Sandbox, Deshpande Foundation, B-31/7
Malviya Kunj Colony (Beside BBC), Lanka, Varanasi 221005
Contact : Mr. Chandan T
: +91-945-460-6956

For Location other than Varanasi:

Fill the form and Follow the instructions mentioned at last after submission of the reg Form.



Contact: +91-945-460-6956
WhatsApp: +91-945-130-8326



LEAD Impact



850

Leaders

710

Leadership Projects

20

Working with colleges

6

Districts


"Complaints... start with they, Solutions... start with I" With this quote in mind, thousands of young students are bringing their ideas to life and solving major problems in their communities. The Hubli-based LEAD Program of the Deshpande Foundation provides financial support and guidance to college students to help them generate and implement their own innovative ideas, giving them practical exposure to leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. LEAD has been growing steadily since 2008, and now consists of 21276 students, 3067 LEADers, 5360 leadership projects, reaching over 2 million lives. We have partnered with 80 colleges in 5 states: Karanataka, Telangana, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

On 16th January, 2015 at IIT BHU, Varanasi the LEAD was Kicked Off along with the Ek Soch Sandbox launch in the presence of Founders Mr. Dilip Modi, Mr. Naveen Jha and Mr. Ajay Suman Shukla.


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LEAD in Ek Soch Sandbox

LEad Funding support for student's innovative ideas in order to turn them into reality

Leadership camps, Guest Speakers session are a few of activities that are conducted to groom the students into a better Leaders
Design Thinking workshops are conducted through which creative thinking and problem solving techniques are given to the students
Funding support for student's innovative ideas in order to turn them into reality
Brainstorming and training sessions to evoke critical and creative thinking and to come up with out-of-the-box ideas and solutions
Appreciation for active and best performing students, faculties and colleges at the annual Yuva Summit ceremony
Field visits to organizations, NGO's, villages, industries, etc. for practical exposure
Our annual Leadership Program motivates students and enhances their IT skills, effective communication, fundraising ability, team management and more

On-campus guest speaker sessions, global exchanges, college development activities and networking opportunities to improve student's involvement within college campuses.
Partnering colleges can take part in our annual events to build a global network.


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Once in a lifetime experience to unleash

Ek soch sandbox LEAD Success Stories Dharmendra Kumar Patel from BHU

I, Anuttara Sharma, a Prayanee of 2017 for whom it was once in a lifetime experience to unleash my potential and train myself for the best with a bunch of the best.



Ek Soch Sandbox
MCIIE, IIT BHU, Varanasi - 221005
Uttar Pradesh
: eksoch@dfmail.org
: + 91-757-095-0123, + 91-945-460-6956