Policy Leadership Lab

Cultivating Collaboration Between Social Investment and Policy

A unique 12-month fellowship programme supporting policymakers to engage cross-sector capital for greater impact

Find Partners

Catalyse partnerships
between policymakers and
the social investment community

Share Knowledge

Bridge global and regional
best practices to build capacity
of local policymakers

Lead Collaborations

Support policymakers to lead
the engagement of resources
across sectors

Policy Leadership Lab

Launched in June 2018, the AVPN Policy Leadership Lab is a 12-month programme aiming to cultivate the next generation of social economy policy leaders across Asia through offering high-touch, capacity-building and networking opportunities to develop their potential for greater cross-sector impact.

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Launched in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, the AVPN India Policy Leadership Lab is a country-specific subset of the regional Lab, with a focus to strengthen the capacity of Indian policymakers to achieve convergence and deeper engagements with the social investment landscape in India.

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The India Policy Leadership Lab aims to:

  • Improve the capability of Fellows to access social investment for their current initiatives and future initiatives
  • Meaningfully connect Fellows with key stakeholders from the social investment community for mentorship, financial and non-financial support, and networking
  • In the long-term, to empower public sector agents of change to leverage on the potential of partnering with private sector capital to advance impactful policy initiatives
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Take Part in the Policy Leadership Lab

Policy leadership lab

For AVPN Members

  • Nominate high-potential policy leaders for an upcoming cohort
  • Learn about and support a Fellow’s policy initiative by participating in a consultation session
  • Partner with Policy Fellows on their initiatives by contributing financial and non-financial capital
  • Engage in the lab

For Policy Stakeholders

  • Share your policy programme with a diverse group of resource providers and funders by listing on the APFx
  • Participate in in-depth consultations with a curated group of stakeholders
  • Lead impactful public-private collaborations through a rich connection with AVPN’s network
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