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The next Dishaa takes place in Ahmedabad, India from the 15-18 February 2015

Posted: 17th November 2014

Common Purpose LogoCommon Purpose has just launched recruitment for its next international leadership development programme, Dishaa, which will take place in February 2015 in Ahmedabad, India.

Dishaa is a programme that connects emerging talent from the UK and India to spend time learning and working together, exploring the process of innovation and how to create profound social change through building new links between the UK and India, and find new ways to address challenges common to both countries.

Dishaa was originally launched by British Prime Minister David Cameron in 2010 in Bangalore, India, to expand, enrich and energise relations between India and the UK.

“If the relationship between our countries is made up only by the politicians, the diplomats and entrepreneurs it will not last. A relationship with genuine meaning will be one that brings together people from every line of work and every walk of life. We need more than the trade of goods and services, as important as that is; we need the trading of experiences, stories and ideas between friends on opposite sides of the world.”

British Prime Minister, David Cameron

The 5th Dishaa Venture will take place in Ahmedabad, India from the 15-18 February 2015, and will bring together 40 leaders from the UK and India, from across all sectors and backgrounds, for an intensive four day course.

Participants are challenged to develop new models of collaboration, and helped to develop the skills, tools and techniques needed to create change and innovation in their own companies, organisations, communities and countries.

Applications are invited from exceptional leaders in the mid stages of their careers, from all backgrounds and sectors, and we would be delighted to have a nomination from your organisation or wider networks for Dishaa. For more information please see the attached flyer, or visit the Ventures website. (Link for embedding: , )

There is more detail here: , and the link to apply online is here:

Alternatively get in touch with Steve Plummer, Operations Director, Scotland for Common Purpose on or 07889 650277 for an informal discussion.

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