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Global Leadership

Global Leadership programs identify talented individuals who understand and appreciate diverse cultural expectations, values, and beliefs and cultivate their ability to motivate and inspire those around them. Global leaders are active youth with extraordinary potential and strong moral conviction who are encouraged to engage with the community as agents of positive social and economic change. Phelps Stokes’ Global Leadership programs aim to support and connect emerging leaders from around the world who are involved in a diverse range of organizations and industries at the local, national, and international level.  We not only provide resources and training to develop current leaders, but also encourage them to inspire others in their community to overcome the hardships and obstacles necessary to becoming successful future leaders

Global Leadership Programs

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Global Ambassadors Program
Global Ambassadors Program

The Phelps Stokes Global Ambassador Program is an African-led approach to development. Global Ambassadors are African leaders who are able to identify their specific needs and invest their time and resources to develop programs dedicated to community development. As participants in GAP, they are able to collaborate with like-minded leaders to transform their own lives. The program currently brings together...

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Phelps Stokes Professional Leadership Internship Program
Phelps Stokes Professional Leadership Internship Program

The Professional Leadership Internship Program is a hands-on training program for undergraduate and graduate students who represent a variety of academic disciplines and career tracks.  The internship program is designed to provide interns with real world experience that complement their academic focus. Phelps Stokes interns should have a demonstrated history of being a force for change coupled with an interest...

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Search for Emerging Afro-Descendent Leaders
Search for Emerging Afro-Descendent Leaders

Africa’s history with colonization, external threats of violence and sublimation, and the spread of debilitating and life-threatening diseases, has marked Africa as a struggling region in the world community’s mind. Senegal is no exception to this perception; this small country on Africa’s western coast is home to more than 12 million people, more than 60% of whom (about 7.2 million...

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Latino Youth Leadership Program

The Latino Youth Global Leadership Program is a leadership and professional engagement initiative co-sponsored by the D.C. Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs (OLA).  The program aims to break the cycle of poverty, reduce high school dropout rates, and spur socioeconomic advancement of the Latino community in Washington, D.C.  LYLP develops the leadership capacity of Latino youth and inspires them to...

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