On the Road with George and Carrie

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  EF President George de Lama and his wife Carrie Holt de Lama have been on the move over the last few weeks, visiting eight countries in February and March to meet with Fellows, Trustees, donors and other friends of EF from Taipei to Istanbul. In the process, they met with senior government officials in Sri Lanka and Pakistan and with Carrie’s Bollywood colleagues in India, collecting stories... Read More

Nine American Leaders Selected as 2018 Zhi-Xing China Eisenhower Fellows

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A pioneer in energy efficiency will develop affordable energy solutions. A financial leader will encourage expanded entry into agricultural business. An artificial intelligence specialist will build an entrepreneurship bridge from China to Silicon Valley.   Innovators among peers, they are just three of the nine government, private sector and civil society leaders from the United States... Read More

Eisenhower Fellows take on SXSW

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Last year, close to 300,000 travelers from around the globe descended on Austin, Texas to partake in South by Southwest, a music, film and creative economy conference and festival. This year, Eisenhower Fellows were present, visible and demonstrating their leadership and drive at SXSW, giving our Fellows and organization an opportunity to be showcased through various opportunities.   Jack... Read More

EF Youth Leadership highlights

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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... Read More

25 Global Leaders Selected as Eisenhower Fellows

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  A young Romanian former minister of health who has launched new start-up ventures to foster innovation in health care and provide a camp for children with cancer.  A Dutch pioneer of a new form of journalism for the 21st century. A Spanish founder of a lawyer’s association intent on creating legal frameworks for robotics and artificial intelligence.   Innovators among peers, they are... Read More

Annual Meeting Day Events 2018

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Please join us in Philadelphia on May 16 and 17, 2018 for two days of historic Eisenhower Fellowships events.   On Wednesday, May 16th, we will honor our Chairman General Powell, USA (Retired) for his 12 years of dedicated service and leadership at a celebratory dinner. On Thursday, May 17th, we will welcome our new Chairman, former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, at Annual Meeting... Read More

Eleven American Leaders Selected as 2018 USA Eisenhower Fellows

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Philadelphia, January 5, 2018 – Eisenhower Fellowships (EF) has selected 11 U.S. leaders from diverse professional backgrounds representing a number of key regions of the United States. These leaders were chosen to advance the mission of Eisenhower Fellowships, the premier 64-year-old midcareer fellowship program to enhance international understanding and promote peaceful dialogue.   The 2018... Read More

2018 Innovation Program

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Eisenhower Fellowships is now accepting applications for our 2018 Fall Innovation program which will take place in the United States from October 1 – November 16, 2018.  As a catalyst for creative problem-solving, EF seeks to open doors for a new generation of innovators to help them realize the possibilities of a better world. Every country in EF’s global network will be able to put forth... Read More

Fellow Impact and iLabs

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At the Future of Work conference in Málaga, participants collaborated on iLabs, concrete projects with real world impact.  EF iLabs were designed to be dynamic, collaborative sessions where participants proposed solutions to some of the most complex problems facing our societies today in regards to the future of work.  Twenty Fellows and other special guests presented a total of 17 projects.  The... Read More

Welcome Middle East and South Asia Fellows

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As October began, Eisenhower Fellowships welcomed its 2017 class of Middle East/South Asia Fellows, including our first group of Fellows from Myanmar. This  program is a unique opportunity for the Fellows to engage in international dialogue, collaboration, learning and reflection that will effect positive change. Moreover, the inspiring voices and stories of these Fellows will  benefit the... Read More

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