Students Lead International (SLI) provides six months of virtual, executive-level coaching for pre-university students who want to be a leader in their community and develop skills that will help them excel in college and in their future career.
Students will have the opportunity to connect with experts (senior-level professionals and CEOs) and youth leaders from around the world in their issue areas of interest.
A History of Success
While the most important measures of success in this program are the impact in your community and self-growth, students who have been mentored or trained by our LEAD model have:
Started and grown their organizations
Won CNN Hero, Disney Hero for Change, ABC Summer of Service, President's Volunteer Service Awards
Featured as keynote speakers at national and international events and conferences (e.g., TED, Global Citizen)
Interviewed on NBC Nightly News, ABC World News, The Today Show, Good Morning America
Completed internships at the White House, United Nations, etc.
Competed in Miss America
Graduated from top colleges and universities
The coaching process is based on our LEAD model. We have the tools and resources to turn a basic service project into a life-changing experience for you and your community.
This is a competitive program. All applications are due by April 15th, 2023. Selections will be made by June 1st, 2023. The 6-month coaching program will officially kick off on July 10th, 2023. Here is a tentative schedule for students who are selected.
Primary LEAD Coach
Meet some of the other Experts you will have the opportunity to communicate with if you are selected.
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