Green Web Foundation Fellowship(€6,000 stipend)
Applications are open to join the Green Web Foundation Fellowship Cohort 2023/2024. Green Web Foundation is seeking five practitioners in digital rights and climate justice who want to build bridges across these movements.
Apply today for a paid part-time fellowship of six months. Successful fellows will be supported in a peer-learning program and deliver a community-based project that contributes to digital rights and climate justice.
This fellowship is a remote online fellowship, so applications from across the world are welcome. There will be weekly meeting on a video call platform,
The purpose of this fellowship is to build bridges across the movements for digital rights and climate justice. Whether you are a technologist, researcher, activist or policy maker: if you are interested in this intersection, and see potentials for a project, this fellowship is for you! This fellowship builds on the findings and opportunities identified by the Green Screen coalition and the landscape analysis it commissioned about this intersection.
A successful fellow:
- Is an active practitioner in the movements for digital rights and/or climate justice and is eager to explore how these movements can learn from and support one another
- Has a clearly articulated project that i) serves a community that the fellow is a part of and ii) bridges the movements for digital rights and climate justice in a practical way. Some areas for projects could be: open data for climate justice; digital security for environmental land right defenders; digital sustainable infrastructures; fossil-free internet; building open source technology to tackle the climate crisis; combating climate mis- and disinformation; or countering digital and environmental extractivism.
- Takes action towards more just and sustainable futures, holds collaborative space for their communities, and is dedicated to self reflection in their practice.
- Is affiliated with an organization or works independently
- Proposed projects may be at different levels of maturity and readiness, so, you are invited to self-assess how achievable your proposal is or what would help make it happen.
Individuals from the global south, especially people of colour, indigenous and traditional people, local communities, and specific ethnic-racial groups are encouraged to identify as Most Affected People and Areas (MAPA). They also encourage projects that are built by affected communities or in close partnership with them.
- A stipend of €6,000 to compensate their time
- A project budget available upon request for collaborators, materials, travel and other expenses for the proposed project
- Mentorship from experienced practitioners in greening the internet, climate justice, digital rights and facilitative leadership
- dedicate 5 hours a week to their fellowship for 6 months
- design and deliver a fellowship project that contributes to digital rights and climate justice
- participate in weekly cohort calls and regular self-directed learning while documenting their experience in the open
- write monthly blog posts about their experience and learnings during the fellowship
Deadline: October 31, 2023
For more details, visit Green Web Foundation Fellowship