Lead Designer fellowship

Take your seat at the table

Learn from design leaders. Join a community of senior designers. Unlock your next big role as a lead designer.


You're a senior designer and are ready to take the next big step.

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Take your seat at the table

Demonstrate the strategic value that your design will bring to stakeholders
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Mentor people effectively

Understand essential skills required to mentor a small team of designers
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Unlock your dream career opportunities

Find your dream job as a senior designer or get promoted in your current company as a senior designer
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Find your community of like-minded designers

Be a part of a community of senior designers and learn from their experiences


Learn from top senior designers.

Get feedback from expert practitioners on your work regularly.


A curriculum designed to match your ambition.

Improve your skills through interactive roleplay, hands-on lessons and projects that prepare you for the real world.

Business value of design
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Product strategy
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Articulating design decisions
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People management
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User research
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Psychology in design
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Design Ops
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Fee structure

Investing in yourself is the best kind of investment

The program will pay for itself through scholarships and increased compensation.

Upskill Track


Incl GST. EMIs starting at ₹8.7k

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Live masterclasses with design leaders
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2 one-on-one meetings with senior design leaders
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Access to curated resources
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Win scholarships upto ₹20,000
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Live review sessions to get feedback
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Community events with industry experts
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Exclusive access to our design community on Discord

Highlights from our Masterclass

Wall of love

Hear from some of our amazing mentors and fellows
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I had a great time working with them. Highly recommended! :D
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Abhinit Tiwari
Head of Design, Gojek
🧠As an Ownpath coach, I found this program's format to be really engaging with a whole lot to offer learners. 🚀 ownpath is going places, highly recommended!
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Sameer Bhiwani
User Experience Leader, Google
Can't express how much about design management I learnt with @ownpath_xyz ❤️
To all the aspiring UX designers out there!
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Fatema Raja
Design Lead, Gojek
Love what @ownpath_xyz has launched! This is *the* way to do professional upskilling - doing actual *paid* work for real customers on real world projects.
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Sidu Ponnappa
SVP Engineering, Gojek
I've been watching ownpath for a while and interacting with grads and I'm super excited at what they're trying to create. They're trying to build a new, different kind of work-education hybrid model ...
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Chandra R
Product Designer, Gojek
I left my job in Feb and have been having literally the greatest time ever the last 2 months learning at @ownpath_xyz from some incredible mentors.
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Mudita Sisodia
Product Designer, Obvious
There's so much to talk about in what I've been upto for the last two months.
🔥 things so far:
- learning from masterclasses and then applying it to our problem statement
- working with fellows who have become dear friends
- confidence in my ability to drive a design process
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Aishwarya Naik
Master's Student, UW
Having spent quite a bit on design education myself and witnessing how it can be exclusionary, I love that
@ownpath_xyz is pushing to make education accessible 🙌🏻
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Mahima Chandak
Product Designer, Obvious
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