Six mentorship platforms Muslim youth must know
Indian Muslim youth majorly being first-generation learners, fall back in higher education and later professionally, due to lack of guidance and motivation. Here, is a list of organisations that work for the development of Muslim youth.
Aiming at increasing Indian Muslim women professionals in the corporate sector and entrepreneurial space, LedBy mentors young Muslim women of 18-30 years.
Developed at Harvard University, LedBy offers experiential learning, collaborative networking and financial support, through fellowships and other programmes to support Muslim women accomplish their career goals.
2. Association of Muslim Professionals
AMP is a platform for Muslim professionals and willing volunteers to share their knowledge, intellect, experience and skills for the overall development of the Muslim community and further empowering Muslims in the educational, social, political and economic front of life.
They provide career guidance, job assistance and free job portals for job seekers.
3. Centre for Information and Guidance India
With more than two decades of legacy intervening in educational and social developmental fields, CIGI has empowered around three million people.
Founded by Dr K.M Abubacker, former secretary of Atomic Energy Education Society, CIGI has centres for knowledge management, career guidance, talent nurturing and competency development.
4. Rahmani 30
Rahmani 30 is a cost-free residential programme that coaches economically and socially challenged students to qualify for various IIT campuses.
In 2009, Mohammad Wali Rahmani initially launched the program in Patna and was later extended to Mumbai, Hyderabad, Aurangabad and Chennai.
4. Ajmal 40
Committed to empowering the marginalised students of North-East, Ajmal 40 provides free residential coaching to qualify for Medicine and Engineering courses in national institutes.
Maulana Badruddin Ajmal launched the programme in 2016, and now the programme has two centres in Assam.
Delivering information on the pioneering institution home and abroad, Incubation provides free online orientation on foreign universities, scholarships, GMAT and many more.