Magee Womancare International:

2017 YLP BiH

Youth Leadership and Teacher Professional Development Program with Bosnia and Herzegovina

Program Overview

YLPLogoMagee Womancare International (MWI) is in its eighth year of administering Youth Leadership Programs funded by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and its second year facilitating the “Youth Leadership and Teacher Professional Development Program with Bosnia and Herzegovina.” This is a competitive U.S. based exchange. The delegation will consist of 18 youths and 3 adult teachers from three cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Program Themes:

Youth leadership and teacher professional development

Exploring different forms of civic engagement

Democracy in a diverse country

Cultural Exchange

Program Goals:

Promote mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Prepare young leaders to become responsible citizens and contributing members of their communities by developing their leadership skills.

Nurture a cadre of students and teachers to be actively engaged in addressing issues of concern in their schools and communities upon their return home and equip them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become citizen activists.

 

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