Youth Leader highlights

Eisenhower himself said it best, in his remarks to the United Defense Fund in 1954.

“You have got to have something in which to believe. You have got to have leaders, organization, friendships, and contacts that help you to believe that, and help you to put out your best.”

Proving this to be true, EF Youth Leaders have gone from strength to strength since their debut at the Future of Work conference in Malaga last year. Guided by their EF mentors and led by co-chairs Alberto Niego and Mihai Toader-Pasti, this impressive group of young people is taking full advantage of what EF has to offer and integrating into the EF network. Here we highlight just a few of the 32 young men and women selected to be part of EF’s inaugural Youth Leadership Network. You can get the full story on them all on the EF Youth Leadership website.

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Empowering Youth Leaders within the Eisenhower Fellowships network

By Sofia Terrile, EF Youth Leader (Argentina ’17)

Narcissistic? Lazy? Maybe not. Generation Y is demonstrating it has the same stamina as previous generations to act towards a positive impact in their communities and the world. Meet the Youth Leaders that can lead the way.

Yes, Malala Yousafzai may have the spotlight right now -and the Pakistani activist born in 1997 certainly deserves it- but there’s more to youth leadership all around the world. While specialists are still debating their features, millennials decided to take a step forward and some of them are proving they have the potential and the strength to make a positive impact on society and the environment. Bearing this in mind, Eisenhower Fellowships has launched a network of 32 students and professionals aged 18 to 25 from all around the world.

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