On September 1, Glocal announced the application opening of Glocal Teen Hero Nepal 2020 which will be hosted virtually on December 12. The event will be held online in the presence of industry leaders from diverse fields ranging from education, entrepreneurship, diplomacy, bureaucracy, and more. It shall be also live-streamed through the Glocal Teen Hero Facebook page and different media television.
Ashish Thakur, Executive Director of Glocal shared, “Despite the challenges of Covid 19, Glocal Teen Hero program is going to be held digitally this year as we believe this will be the greatest opportunity for teenagers to showcase their initiation nationally in these essential times and empower fellow teenagers.”
Glocal Teen Hero is a fully funded program where teenagers from Nepal of age from 13 to 19 can apply via online (https://nepal.glocalteenhero.com/). The deadline for the submission of the application is November 14.
From the total numbers of applications and document review, Top 20 and Top Six Finalists will be shortlisted for the final round of Glocal Teen Hero-Nepal based on initiation and their impact of work. The finalist screening will be through online and interviewed online by a jury team comprising of Abdullah Tuncer Kececi, General Manager of Turkish Airlines; Ujjwal Shrestha, Executive Director of Panchakanya Group; Ritu S. Vaidya, Managing Director at United Traders Syndicate; Rahul Chaudhary, Executive Director of Chaudhary Group; and Anil Chitrakar, President of Siddhartha Inc.