Fellowships, is it worth the effort? Do they really help advance your career?
In Episode 1 of Season 9 we sit down to interview Balkis Chaabane and explore how being a recipient of numerous Fellowships has helped leverage her impact career.
Originally from Tunisia, Balkis is currently doing her MA at the Lebanese American University and has received multiple prestigious fellowships. In this conversation, she shares very honestly what do you gain when you end up in the NO pile. And why its important to learn through rejection, tips to make a winning application and reasons to take advantage of fellowships and how upskilling, networking with fellowships are essentials these days to navigate a successful career of impact.