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The final program each student attends is held the third summer at Cambridge University Girton College in the UK.
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For over two decades Leaders has been making a difference....

The second program requires each student to rendezvous at a selected location to begin a week long adventure discovering the history, people, food, and natural wonders of that country. 

It started in the USA and has spread around the globe...

Leaders International

Each student begins their two year journey by attending the World Leaders Conference where they learn the skills necessary to be a team leader.

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Leaders International...

is an organization devoted to leadership training on a global level, and with a global perspective.

Leaders International...

teaches leadership and civic responsibility intertwined with the challenges of celebrating the diversity and commonality of humankind.

Youth Leaders International (also known as Leaders International, Leaders, or YLI by the students and teachers) was co-founded in 1995 by Michael Samet and his father Jerold, and has grown into one of the premier international youth development and education programs today.

Leaders focuses on the development of bright students who attend the three international meetings and participate in workshops, seminars, and team building activities.

Over the past twenty years, Leaders has impacted the life of many students. Starting with 16 students in the summer of 1996, Leaders now has hundreds of students per summer involved in its programs. Leaders International has chapters in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Central America and South America.

See our FACEBOOK page for photos and videos of previous programs as well as chapter locations.