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Lessons of Leadership from Kofi Annan

August 18, 2018 12:24 PM

Today, Kofi Annan, pioneer and peacemaker, passed away at 80. As we mourn the passing of our friend, we wanted to share some of the… More

Annual Report 2017: The story of our first year

August 9, 2018 11:23 AM

Moments ago, David Simas sent a message to the Obama Foundation email list announcing our annual report for 2017. If you’d like to get updates… More

Obama Foundation Opens Applications for Community Leadership Training Day Program This Fall

August 8, 2018 10:00 AM

Program will build on the Foundation’s 2017 pilot Training Days to bring together young people ages 18-25 looking to tackle important… More

President Obama: “Mandela’s most important lesson”

July 20, 2018 11:48 AM

Earlier today, President Obama sent a message to the Obama Foundation email list on Mandela Day and Madiba’s legacy, and his reflections on the inspiring… More

Celebrating Mandela Day in Chicago

July 20, 2018 11:03 AM

“There can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to helping others without expecting anything in… More

Leaders: Africa Wednesday Recap with Chimwemwe John Paul Manyozo

July 19, 2018 1:04 PM

Earlier today, Chimwemwe John Paul Manyozo shared his reflection on his experience at the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Wednesday, July 18. More

Leaders: Africa Tuesday Recap with Simidele Adeagbo

July 18, 2018 9:38 AM

Earlier today, Simidele Adeagbo shared a reflection on her experience at the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday, July 17. If… More

Leaders: Africa Monday Recap

July 17, 2018 9:30 AM

Earlier today, we shared the update below about the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa, recapping the inspiring events on Monday, July 16. More

Leaders: Africa Sunday Recap with Veda Sunassee

July 16, 2018 11:06 AM

Earlier today, Veda Sunassee, Head of College, African Leadership University, shared his reflection on his experience at the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa,… More

Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa Convening Begins Today

July 14, 2018 9:00 AM

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — Today the Obama Foundation launched its Leaders: Africa gathering, a 5-day convening of 200 rising leaders from 44 countries representing the… More

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