Atlas Corps Class 14 Welcome Reception
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
Atlas Corps and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
invite you to a special reception to welcome our newest group of global leaders
to be named Atlas Corps Fellows...
Atlas Corps Class 14 Welcome Reception
Wednesday, January 15, 2013
5:30 - 6:45 PM Local Ambassadors Training*
6:45 - 8:30 PM General Public Reception**
Pepco Edison Gallery
702 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Join us for a historical event - to welcome the largest class of Atlas Corps Fellows EVER! On January 15, we will officially welcome Atlas Corps Class 14 (29 Fellows) to Washington, DC. The evening will be a combination of general public reception starting at 6:45 PM, which is preceded by our Local Ambassador Training starting at 5:30 PM for those individuals who have volunteered their services as "first friends" to our new Fellows as they initiate their year of service in the United States. Whether are you are a general Atlas Corps supporter or Local Ambassador, we invite you to join us for this inspiring evening to celebrate international service. See you on January 15!
Meet Atlas Corps Class 14: www.atlascorps.org/current-fellows.php
Schedule for the Evening
*Local Ambassador Training (Learn more at bit.ly/localambassador)
5:30 pm Welcome (Local Ambassadors only)
5:45 pm Workshop: "What does it mean to be a Local Ambassador? Best practices & Ideas?
6:15 pm Discussion: Learn from former Local Ambassadors. Ask your questions.
6:30 pm Meet Your Fellow! Class 14 Fellows arrive
**General Public Reception
6:45 pm Cocktail Reception
7:15 pm Presentation of Atlas Corps Class 14 by CEO, Scott Beale
8:30 pm Closing
Abby Flottemesch, Chief Development & Engagement Officer, 202.263.4565, firstname.lastname@example.org
Information about the Sponsoring Organizations:
Atlas Corps seeks organizations to host nonprofit leaders from overseas in a 12 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:
- Accountability Lab
- Agora Partnerships
- Atlantic Council
- Atlas Corps
- Global Campaign for Education
- Global Press Institute
- Habitat for Humanity International
- Heritage Foundation
- International Relief & Development
- Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
- Massachusetts General Hospital
- Meridian International Center
- Miriam's Kitchen
- Net Impact
- NCSJ: National Conference Supporting Jews in Russia, Ukraine, the Baltic States, & Eurasia
- Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED)
- Save the Children
- The Enough Project
- The Nike Foundation
- Urban Institute
- U.S. Holocaust Museum
- Women Deliver
Additional support provided by:
When & Where
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 235 nonprofit leaders from 57 countries.