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The East-West Center is pleased to invite applications for the Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowship (APLP) for the 2017–2018 year. The APLP is the center of excellence for leadership education in the Asia Pacific region and a signature program of the East-West Center. APLP Fellows are in Bangkok as part of a four-week field study to witness the process of change in Southeast Asia. APLP staff and Fellows will briefly introduce the program then open for questions & informal discussion with guests.
Currently celebrating its 16th anniversary, the APLP has created a network of 581 dynamic leaders in 58 countries.The APLP seeks outstanding individuals from all walks of life (government, academia, business, NGOs, health sciences, media, monastic orders, law, engineering, performing arts, etc.).
From August–December 2017, up to 40 Fellows from around the globe will join regional specialists and leadership educators in a dynamic learning community. Through APLP, Fellows will:
- Explore leadership techniques and tools
- Analyze personal leadership strengths and weaknesses
- Grasp and be able to communicate implications of regional and global trends
- Survey a wide range of content including climate change, demographics, international relations and global markets
- Connect with a diverse rangeof global specialists and research
- Forge deeper intercultural communication skills and join a lifelong learning community at the East-West Center
- Develop enhanced abilities to navigate regional and personal change
From January– May 2018, the program takes place online. Fellows have the option to participate in extended fieldwork in Southeast Asia or pursue unlimited self-designed activities. Many Fellows return to employment in their home countries.
Application and Eligibility Details
No age or citizenship restrictions. Application deadlines are rolling until March 1, 2017 - the earlier you apply, the better! A wide range of supplemental scholarships are available.
For more information, visit www.eastwestcenter.org/aplp
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Established by the U.S. Congress in 1960, the East-West Center promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue. The Center is an independent, public, nonprofit organization with funding from the U.S. government, and additional support provided by private agencies, individuals, foundations, corporations, and governments in the region. Over more than fifty years of serving as a U.S.-based institution for public diplomacy in the Asia Pacific region with international governance, staffing, students, and participants, the Center has built a worldwide network of 62,000 alumni and more than 950 partner organizations.