The Youth Ambassadors Program brings together teenagers ages 15-18 and adult mentors from across the Western Hemisphere to promote mutual understanding, increase leadership skills, and prepare youth to make a difference in their communities.
The Youth Ambassadors Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and is administered by World Learning in partnership with Georgetown University. The program aims to develop a cadre of young adults throughout the Americas who have a strong sense of civic responsibility, a commitment to their communities, an awareness of current and global issues, and strong interpersonal leadership skills. The program aims to promote mutual understanding, respect, and collaboration between people in the United States and other countries of the Western Hemisphere.
Participants will explore program themes such as civic education, leadership, and community service, and youth and social transformation through the following activities: site meetings, experiential learning activities, leadership trainings, civic participation at the community level, mentoring by community, business, and NGO leaders, and volunteering.
What Participants Gain from the Youth Ambassadors Program:
Leadership Skills | Intercultural Understanding | Networking Opportunities | Professional Development | Global Perspectives | Scholarship & Fellowship Opportunities | Community Service | Communication Skills
For more information about the Youth Ambassadors Program with the Caribbean, and the online application please check here.