International Updates

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

Lessons from the Obama Foundation Town Hall India

December 6, 2017 10:33 AM

“The single most important thing I want to focus on is lifting up, identifying, working with, and training the next generation… More

President Obama’s Town Hall with Young Leaders in India

November 15, 2017 7:16 PM

This year, President Obama has hosted events with young people in Germany, Indonesia, and Brazil; now, he is going to India... Read on Medium

President Obama’s Visit to Indonesia

June 29, 2017 5:05 PM

On July 1, President Obama met with young Indonesians and learned more about how they are making a positive difference in their communities – and how… More

President Obama’s Visit to Germany

May 25, 2017 7:00 AM

On May 25, 2017, President Obama joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel and four young leaders for a conversation on the topic of “Being Involved in Democracy: Taking on Responsibility Locally and Globally”... More