In this competitive program, participants gain a deeper understanding of global issues and skills to support Chicago and its communities in addressing global challenges and bolstering Chicago’s position as a global city.
The Emerging Leaders Class of 2023 will spend a year examining these key issues, the official press release announced. The Emerging Leaders will engage in leadership development and skills training in public speaking, op-ed writing, and policy analysis. They will also meet with global leaders and explore policymaking through special events.
To learn more about the program and the Emerging Leaders Class of 2023, visit this Chicago Council on Global Affair’s page.
Asha Iman is one of thirty 2020-2021 Landecker Democracy Fellows. This fellowship, a collaboration between the Alfred Landecker Foundation and Humanity in Action, was created to strengthen a new generation of leaders whose approaches to political and social challenges can become catalysts for democratic placemaking and community building. Read more about the fellowship here.