TechGirls connects and supports women from MENA countries in technology sectors. The Department of State initiative, “TechGirls” is administered by Legacy International and is designed to connect and support the next generation of women in technology sectors by providing them the access and opportunity needed to pursue careers in technology.
The Professional Fellows Program links community leaders from the United States and four countries in North Africa. It is a two-way citizen exchange program designed as a capacity-building and professional development initiative that serves civil society development in Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. The program is for early- to mid-career professionals with strong leadership skills, who are committed to making a lasting positive impact through their work in the civil society (NGO) sector.
Global Youth Village – Since 1979 this dynamic international summer program has trained over 3000 young people from 105 different countries.
The Saudi Young Leaders Exchange is initiated and supported by the Embassy of the United States in Saudi Arabia and gives participants the opportunity to develop as leaders, learn practical skills and observe effective volunteerism and community service strategies in the United States. All are university students who have demonstrated leadership abilities in their schools and communities.
Emerging Young Leaders Award recognizes youth around the world for their efforts to create positive social change. Annually since 2016, Legacy International has facilitated the Emerging Young Leaders Award and Exchange Program on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. Young people from around the world are nominated by their embassies and ten are chosen by the State Department to receive this prestigious award.
Community Building and Social Cohesion Legacy International custom design these exchanges for either high school (ages 15-17) or young adults (ages 18-24) Since 2017, we have hosted 32 young leaders from across the UK (in groups of 10-12) sponsored by US Embassy London. They travel to the U.S. for a 17-day exchange program, and receive 3 months of mentoring after returning home. Resources for facilitating community dialogues, building cohesion campaigns, and organizing advocacy training will enable each participant to expand skills and envision new models of intervention for local conditions.
LivingSidebySide® is Legacy’s signature training experience that foster inter-ethnic, racial, and religious understanding among youths and young adults facing troubled circumstances — in the US or abroad. This curriculum has brought about great successes in training leaders experiencing interethnic tensions or recent strife.
The Youth Leadership Program (YLP) On Demand is a unique program created to serve the U.S. Embassies’ emerging needs. The program supports high school youth and adult educators’ participation in intensive, substantive three-week exchanges in the United States.
The Global Transformation Corps GTC’s approach is two-fold: Live training and coaching events for a select cohort of social entrepreneurs so they can launch and scale their ventures; and a purposeful online network of impact investors, expert coaches and NextGen entrepreneurs dedicated to shifting the world to sustainable economies.