Atlas Corps Class 15 (& more) Celebration of Service
- Wonder Bread Factory , Washington DC
The Office of the U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan,
Atlas Corps, and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
invite you to our annual discussion series to welcome
our newest group of global leaders to be named Atlas Corps Fellows...
Second Annual Professional Exchange
Spotlight Series and Reception
Featuring Atlas Corps Fellows from 14 Countries
Friday, January 24, 2014
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Please arrive starting at 1:30 PM to pass through security.
Event starts promptly at 2:00 pm with special remarks from Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs,
Representative from the Office of the Special Envoy Office,
and panel featuring Atlas Corps Fellows.
Reception in Delegates Lounge to start at 3:30 PM.
Harry S. Truman Building (Main State)
Loy Henderson Auditorium*
*Please enter at the State Department 23rd Street entrance (23rd street NW - between C and D streets).
Guests will need to pass through security at the 23rd Street entrance of the State Department and be escorted to the Loy Henderson Auditorium. Please bring photo identification and complete all registration information as requested.
Meet Atlas Corps Class 14: www.atlascorps.org/current-fellows.php
Atlas Corps is honored to partner with the the Office of the Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), and the U.S. State Department to welcome Atlas Corps Class 14. This dynamic group represents 29 global leaders from 13 countries, expanding the Atlas Corps network to 235 Fellows from 57 countries. In addition to our Host Organizations, Atlas Corps has received generous support from the aforementioned entities as well as the U.S. Embassy Abuja, U.S. Embassy New Delhi, U.S. Embassy Harare, Asan Nanum Foundation, Humanity United, and the TOMODACHI Initiative to support our international Fellows.
Countries of Origin for Atlas Corps Class 14 Fellows include: Botswana, Colombia, India, Kenya, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Uganda, Ukraine, and Zimbabwe.
For more information, please contact:
Information about the Sponsoring Organizations:
The Office of the U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan (U.S. State Department) strives for a Sudan and South Sudan that are politically stable, economically prosperous, and at peace with its own people and neighbors. To forward this vision, the Office of the Special Envoy launched a special initiative with Atlas Corps to engage 14 Fellows from Sudan and 10 Fellows from South Sudan as part of the Atlas Corps Fellowship.
Atlas Corps seeks organizations to host nonprofit leaders from overseas in a 6 to 18 month fellowship. All Fellows have 2 to 10 years of experience, bachelors or graduate degrees, and are fluent in English. Atlas Corps generally partners with nonprofit organizations, though this opportunity is also open to socially-responsible corporations and government agencies. Atlas Corps Fellows serve at organizations such as Atlantic Council, Habitat for Humanity, Human Rights Campaign, InterAction, Nike Foundation, Save the Children, and Voice of America. Since 2006, we have engaged 235 Fellows from 57 countries!
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy. Since 1983, CIPE has worked with business leaders, policymakers, and journalists to build the civic institutions vital to a democratic society. CIPE’s key program areas include anti-corruption, advocacy, business associations, corporate governance, democratic governance, access to information, the informal sector and property rights, and women and youth. CIPE and Atlas Corps, with support from the National Endowment for Democracy, are administering the Think Tank LINKS Fellowship.
Atlas Corps Class 14 Host Organizations:
Additional support provided by:
Atlas Corps brings the world's best social change leaders to serve at many of the world's best social change organizations. Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled social change professionals. Profiled as a “best practice” in international exchange by the Brookings Institution and featured in the Washington Post as a model social entrepreneurship program, Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to the nonprofit sector in 6 to 18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global changemakers. Our network of Fellows includes more than 300 nonprofit leaders from 60 countries and 130 Host Organizations.
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