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Register for Obama Foundation Leaders Asia Pacific Program 2019

Are you committed to advancing the common good in your community? Do you have a demonstrated potential for impact? Are you committed to leading with integrity and making values-based decisions? This program might be for you!

Obama Foundation is looking for emerging leaders living in the Asia-Pacific region from a diverse mix of experiences and backgrounds to join the 21 leaders who helped design the year-long leadership program. The Obama Foundation Leaders: Asia Pacific Program is a one-year leadership development and civic engagement program that seeks to inspire, empower, and connect emerging leaders from across the Asia-Pacific region.

At the beginning of the year, Obama foundation invited a group of 21 emerging leaders from 16 countries and territories across the Asia Pacific for a hands-on workshop in Hawaiʻi. Together, Obama foundation explored how to design the future Leaders program in the region. Incorporating their input, passion, and drive, the context-specific and engaging leadership program is now accepting applications!

Benefits of the program :

This leadership program covers:

  • Obama Foundation leadership development and civic engagement
  • In-person trainings
  • Online coaching
  • Project funding
  • Connection to Obama Foundation network


The leadership program is open to:

  • Citizens of a country in the Asia-Pacific region OR an American citizen/permanent resident in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, or the Marshall Islands.
  • Also, to Individuals who reside in an eligible country or territory in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Individuals of 24-40 years old who are fluent in speaking, reading, and writing English.
  • Individuals who attend an in-person convening from December 10-14, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

How To Participate:

To apply for the leadership program, interested individuals must take an eligibility test to validate their eligibility status.

Deadline: Ongoing | Please click here to take Eligibility Test, and proceed to apply.

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Related Workshops & Training You Can Participate: 

  1. Westerwelle Young Founders Programme 2019 in Berlin (Fully-Funded)
  2. EJN Fellowship Program 2019 (Fully Funded)
  3. M100 Young European Journalists Workshop 2019 in Germany.

For more information, please visit: Obama Foundation

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