Future Leaders Prepare to Tackle Global Challenges

Imagine you’re a young professional, embarked on a career that is attracting notice and improving people’s lives in your country, and along comes an offer to leave family, friends and job for 12 to 18 months to take a fellowship in the United States. What do you say?

The answer is “yes” for the dozens of future leaders from scores of countries who each year accept the invitation to join a U.S.-backed network called the Atlas Corps and lend their talents to nonprofits and other organizations that tackle important social problems.