American India Foundation announces Fellowship program


The program will now be known as AIF Banyan Impact Fellowship

The application portal will remain open until April 30. To apply or to know more, visit https://aif.org/fellowship/

As American India Foundation (AIF) marks its 20th anniversary, co-founder and AIF Board co-chair, Lata Krishnan, a philanthropist, a technology entrepreneur and a startup investor and her husband Ajay Shah, announced a $ 5 million gift to the Fellowship program in a fireside chat with Mastercard Executive Chairman, Ajay Banga.

AIF welcomes its first applicants to the Banyan Impact Fellowship. The application portal will remain open until April 30. To apply or to know more, visit https://aif.org/fellowship/

Announcing the new name, the AIF Banyan Impact Fellowship, Lata added, “the ‘banyan tree’ is a symbol of strength, resilience, and powerful interconnectedness – a metaphor for mobilizing a collective force towards sustainable impact,”.

Ajay Shah said, “We are building young leaders who will be able to sustain development throughout their entire careers. The relationships and bridge-building go well beyond the one year fellows stay on the ground. ”



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