Young Transatlantic Leadership Initiative
Deadline for applications: April 7, 2019
Dear members and friends of the German Canadian Association,
we are happy to announce that the Young Transatlantic Initiative, Canada Meets Germany Network e. V. and the German-Canadian Association came together to initiate a new exchange program for young professionals in Canada and Germany, which is called Young Transatlantic Leadership Initiative.
Until April 7, we accept applications to this program for the first program tour to Montreal and Toronto this September. We would like to reach out to young professionals and students, who have already stood out through their professional or personal impact on a local or regional community, within your network. If you are interested, you can find the details to the tour here and the application form here.
Please visit our website to find all information: www.ytl-initiative.org
The Young Transatlantic Leadership program (YTL) is a joined initiative of the Young Transatlantic Initiative, Canada Meets Germany Network e. V. and the German-Canadian Association (see the program info for details). It is a truly transatlantic immersive leadership exchange format between Canada and Germany. While aimed at building a sustainable network of (young) leaders, the program’s core element consists of two-week study trips to Germany and Canada on an annually rotating basis. Its participants are to be empowered to play an active role during and also after the program. The participating young leaders are strongly encouraged to keep the spirit of this exchange alive also after the respective visits by, for instance, becoming active members in one of the organizations partnering in this, assisting with the planning of future country visits and/or alumni events, collaborating with other community leaders and by taking any other initiatives to foster the transatlantic network. The program’s vision is to discover and bring together the next generation of young leaders who share a similar interest, enthusiasm and commitment for the transatlantic relationship.
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
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