YLAI Fellows Arrive in South Bend

Joan Fallon | October 13, 2016

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Fourteen young professionals from Latin America and the Caribbean who are part of the U.S. Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program have arrived in South Bend to spend four weeks expanding their leadership and entrepreneurial experience at businesses and nongovernmental organizations in the area.

In a program led by the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development,YLAI Fellows will learn from their U.S. counterparts by job-shadowing and participating in day-to-day operations at host organizations.

They will develop business or social venture plans to be implemented in their home countries and will build networks, links and partnerships to attract investments and support for their entrepreneurial ventures.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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