Deadline: 7 February 2020
Open to: mid-level professional who is a leader in his/her respective field
Benefits: nine-month global professional development and training program
A Next Generation Leader is a mid-level professional who is a leader in his/her respective field and looks to play an even more significant role in his/her society’s future. Current and past Next Generation Leaders come from all walks of life: journalists, judges, business executives, passionate advocates, non-profit founders, activists and more. But together, Next Generation Leaders are shaping the world we will inhabit in the future.
The program runs from September 2020 – May 2021.
Below are the target countries and sectors for the 2021 program. The Institute also welcomes applicants from any geographic region or sector who exemplify extraordinary character and leadership promise.
Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, El Salvador, Honduras, Peru, Venezuela, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Cameroon, Mauritania, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Algeria, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Libya, Bangladesh, China, Japan, South Korea, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Estonia, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, The United Kingdom
Political Leadership, National Security, Countering Extremism, Public Health, E-Governance, Freedom of the Press, Climate Change, Migration Issues, Anti-Human and Labor Trafficking, Anti-Corruption
To date, the McCain Institute has trained more than 70 people from 51 countries across five continents as part of this innovative program.
The McCain Institute is committed to promoting character-driven leadership around the globe, upholding freedom, democracy and human rights as universal human values; supporting humanitarian goals; maintaining a strong, smart national defense; and serving causes greater than one’s self-interest. Learn more about The McCain Institute’s Next Generation Leaders (NGL) Program