International Updates

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

Passing along President Obama’s summer reading list:

July 13, 2018 2:10 PM

Earlier today, Bernadette Meehan shared the message below with our full email list ahead of the Leaders: Africa convening in Johannesburg, South Africa July 14-18. More

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