Frequently Asked Questions
Leadership Initiatives (LI) empowers underdeveloped communities to address their own needs by partnering with local government and business leaders to provide promising individuals with entrepreneurial, leadership and project management training. These leaders are able to identify obstacles, develop solutions and create new businesses to empower themselves and their communities.
Short-term objective: Train local leaders to create sustainable solutions to existing community problems.
Long-term objective: Develop a generation of leaders that are poised to empower entire nations.
Leadership Initiatives has created six first-of-their-kind programs for high school students who want to develop their leadership skills, gain real-world job experience, and change lives around the world.
The Advanced Law & Trial Summit Tier I and Tier II partners students with Goodwin Weber PLLC for an accelerated law internship to work on real court cases of national importance.
The Advanced Medical & Public Health Summit and the Advanced Medical Neuroscience Summit allows students to work with real patients and receive medical training from medical experts and Howard University.
The International Leadership & Business Internship Summit Tier I and Tier II partners students with real businesses in the developing world to develop critical and targeted business skills and experience.
We care a great deal about our students and their success. In addition to encountering some of the most memorable and unprecedented experiences in Washington, D.C., we also prepare students for college and professional life like no other program out there through our exclusive benefits:
One-on-one mentor time from Leadership Initiatives mentorship pool
4-to-1 student-staff ratio
Leading experts from top companies, law firms, hospitals, and universities
Free ACT/SAT training from TestRocker
Scholarship search assistance
5 college application essays – reviewed and edited
3 scholarship application essays – reviewed and edited
Choose your own adventure tours of embassies, businesses, medical institutes, and legal sites
Admissions counseling from Ivy League admissions experts