International Updates

Obama Foundation Announces 200 Leaders for New Civic Leadership Program in Africa

July 11, 2018 10:00 AM

Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa gathering to take place July 14-18 in Johannesburg, including a town hall with President Obama CHICAGO, IL… More

Inaugural Group of Obama Foundation Scholars to Arrive at Columbia University in August 2018

June 28, 2018 6:00 AM

NEW YORK AND CHICAGO (June 28) — An accomplished group of 12 rising social change-makers from around the world has been selected as the first… More

Recognizing World Refugee Day by Meeting One of our Fellows

June 20, 2018 11:29 AM

Face to Face with the Fellows In recognition of World Refugee Day—and to kick off a new Q&A series featuring the inaugural class… More

Announcing Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa

April 23, 2018 12:54 PM

Over the course of the last year, President Obama has met with emerging leaders from nearly every corner of the globe to hear… More

Obama Foundation Announces New Program to Train Emerging Leaders Across Africa

April 23, 2018 5:59 AM

Leaders Program: Africa will launch in Johannesburg in July with five-day convening joined by President Obama Program to be led by… More

President Obama’s Visit to New Zealand

March 22, 2018 11:27 AM

By Bernadette Meehan, International Programs On Friday, March 23rd, President Obama met with a group of 20 Maori women from the Wahine Toa (Women Leaders)… More

President Obama’s Visit with Emerging Leaders in Singapore

March 17, 2018 10:18 AM

On March 19th, President Obama will head to Singapore to meet with emerging leaders from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries... Read more on Medium

President Obama’s Visit to Singapore

March 17, 2018 10:15 AM

On Monday, March 19, President Obama met with a small group of emerging leaders from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries* to hear about… More

The Obama Scholars Program

February 28, 2018 2:14 PM

Our International Team has traveled to Germany, Indonesia, Colombia, Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, China, and India to meet with hundreds of young leaders looking to create change in their communities. Read more on Medium

Obama Foundation and University of Chicago Announce Obama Foundation Scholars Program for Emerging Leaders from Around the World

February 28, 2018 2:13 PM

Master of Arts degree program at Harris School of Public Policy and Obama Foundation-led activities will give leaders the tools and training to make a… More

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