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Frequently Asked Questions: LEAD Progarm

The LEaders Accelerating Development (LEAD) is a program under Deshpande Foundation, Hubballi, Karnataka, that strives to build problem-solving, innovative minds and entrepreneurial aptitude among university students. This is done by exposing the students to ongoing social issues that the society faces and also conditioning several development programs such as LEAD LEADership camp, LEAD Prayana, LEAD Talaash, LEAD leadership challenge etc. LEAD's mission is simple and impactful: have students take up issues of concern and implement solutions in a stipulated time frame. LEAD is an incubator where innovation meets implementation, knowledge meets experience, social issues meet solutions and efforts meet impact.

LEAD LEADership Program

A 10 days camp which is conducted with an aim to build strong leadership qualities among youth through practical exposure to array of subjects, site visits and guest speaker sessions.

LEAD Prayana

Is a two weeks annual leadership journey for youth aged between 18-26 hosted in three states which begins from Belagavi of Karnataka, Hyderabad of Telangana and Varanasi (Kashi) of Uttar Pradesh. The journey of each state meets up for a leadership and cultural exchange and creates a hub of networking, called "Manthan" (sharing) at Hubballi Karnataka.

With the aim of "unleash your leadership potential", join us for a memorable 1800km journey (Uttar Pradesh 5000kms) a lifetime. Two week fun-filled days you will get to meet and hear from more than 10 inspiring role models to know their journey of success, visit more than 8 destinations to understand the culture and difference in what they are doing, take part in panel sessions with the high experienced delegates, explore more than 12 unique organizations, institutions, MNC's and industries along with the other prayanees to share your hands-on experiential learning and building entrepreneurial and leadership mindset.

Travel... Explore... Interact... Fun... Networking... Team Building... Workshops... Sharing... Selfie... Hands-on Activities... JuGuJa... Transform... Change... Experience... unique Moments in a journey of a lifetime.