In the Press
“The Nonproﬁt Battle of 2018: Global Engagement Furthers America’s Interest”
TheNonprofitTimes The U.S. retreated from traditional global engagement during 2017 — pursuing partnerships that advance the U.S. and the world together — toward a path of nativism that puts U.S. short-term interest. Read more here.
“Connecting Talent to Opportunity in the Corporate World”
PyxeraGlobal An Atlas Corps Fellowship Spotlight: Rather than following a traditional path toward teaching or a PhD program after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Physics and Chemistry at Alexandria University in Egypt, Shorouk Elkobros decided to pursue alternate pathways to mobilize science for good. Read more here.
“Hacking4Humanity: devising tech solutions to development problems”
The Graduate Institute of Geneva — Atlas Corps Alumna Samita Thapa (Nepal, Host: TechChange) was part of the winning team during the receive “hackathon” to devise technological solutions to problems faced by refugees as part of her studies at The Graduate Institute Geneva. Read more here.
“Is the #MeToo movement inclusive of queer voices globally?”
Los Angeles Blade — Tausif Sanzum (Bangladesh, Host: National Democractic Institute) — Atlas Corps Alumnus Tausif shares global perspective on the #MeToo movement on social media and how this movement is applicable to other groups beyond women.
“Being Adaptable and Adaptive in Malaysia: Atlas Corps Chapter 2.0”
Huffington Post – Selma Bardakci (Turkey, Host: John D. Evans Foundation, USA) | Host: Center for Asia Leadership, Malaysia) — Selma, an Atlas Corps Alumna and now the first Fellow to serve in Malaysia, shares insight into her new Host Organization and country. Atlas Corps is piloting a partnership with the Center for Asian Leadership (CALI) to host Atlas Corps Fellows in Malaysia. Read more here.
“Adding the Secret Sauce: The Recipe for Turning Young Social Entrepreneurs into Impactful Leaders”
Next Billion – If you asked entrepreneurs to name someone who made a positive impact in their lives while they were growing up, many of them would probably name a teacher. But how many of them would name a coach and/or a mentor? Knowing what I know today, I would. Here’s why. Read more here.
“Hoyapreneur Profile: Scott Beale is proving that diversity strengthens organizations”
Hoyapreneurs.org – For the next profile in our series of interviews with Hoyapreneurs, we chatted with Atlas Corps founder Scott Beale. Scott started Atlas Corps while living in India to coordinate the U.S. Government’s efforts to fight human trafficking winning him the title of most ‘Georgetowny’ Hoyapreneur we’ve interviewed yet! Read more here.
“Georgetown University Alumni Association Announces Recipients of Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards Recognizing Social Impact, E-Commerce, and Technology Innovators”
PR Newswire – In conjunction with the five-year anniversary of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Alliance (GEA), the Georgetown University Alumni Association (GUAA) has announced multiple recipients of the annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards. Read more here.
“Liberia’s democracy is failing its people”
The Washington Post – On Oct. 10, Liberians will go to the polls to elect a new president after 12 years under Nobel Peace Prize winning Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first female democratically elected president. It’s a unique opportunity for change — and not a moment too soon. Read more here.
“From Jamaica to Virginia: Initial thoughts about my Atlas Corps Journey”
Council on Foundations Excited, relieved, eager, anxious—those were some of the feelings I experienced when I found out I was selected as an Atlas Corps Fellow to serve at the Council on Foundations. I was working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade in Jamaica when I received the confirmation email. I knew how life changing this decision to come to the U.S. as an Atlas Corps fellow could be, and I found it hard to contain my excitement. On one hand, I was building my career in the Foreign Service and fulfilling a lifelong desire to serve my country as a diplomat. Read more here.
“A Constitution That Doesn’t Protect Rights and Freedoms: Libya Writes Its Constitution”
Atlantic Council – On July 29, forty-three members among a sixty-member Constituent Assembly in Libya, voted in support of the Libyan constitution draft. This voting has concluded a long and complicated process of debate that has been continued for more than three years to write a constitution that has the support of a two-thirds plus one majority among the member of the Constituent Assembly which was elected on February 20, 2014. Read more here.
“The 2017 NPT Power & Influence Top 50”
The NonProfit Times – Philanthropy is dead. Long live philanthropy. The days are long gone when donors sent nickels, dimes and quarters in envelopes provided by charities in support of mission. And, in general, donors didn’t ask very many questions about how the money was spent. Also gone are the days when transparency, accountability and data were quaint ideas about how a nonprofit should be operated. Read more here.
“Ready to Serve at the Renwick: Atlas Corps Turns 10”
Diplomatic Currier — One Fall Saturday Atlas Corps held its 10th Anniversary Gala, an event to commemorate the progress that the organization has made in furthering its mission of providing the skills and knowledge necessary for fellows to develop into leaders that can address social issues back in their home country. Atlas Corps has its fellows placed in a 12-18-month non-profit professional fellowship which gives them the needed training…Read more here.
“Atlas Corps celebrates 10 years of bringing leaders from developing countries to the US”
Devex — Atlas Service Corps celebrated its 10th year anniversary! How often do you hear of someone from Kenya coming to the U.S. to offer their services? Not very. But Atlas Service Corps is changing that by acting as a “reverse Peace Corps” which brings promising nonprofit leaders from around the world to the U.S. for a year or so to volunteer within local organizations, before returning to their home countries…Read more here.
“Atlas Corps Represent: What are the key traits you look for when hiring an employee?”
The Huffington Post — Check out this great article about best practices to hiring inspiring people for your organization (actually, we are officially on the market for two brand new team members!) and also a big shout-out to our Atlas Corps Alumna H. Kelly Shin (South Korea, Class 17) and the amazing work she did in her Host Organization Global Good Fund.Read more here.
“Multiply Impact: CEU Students Learn about Atlas Corps Overseas Fellowship Program”
Central European University — Thanks to the work of our international Alumni network, CEU students and alumni has the opportunity to attend to an information session to learn more about the Atlas Corps Fellowship from our Program Director Meredith Newmark. Read more here.
“Atlas Corps CEO Scott Beale Recognized Amongst Top Nonprofit Leaders”
Atlas Corps Founder and CEO Scott Beale received the distinct honor of being named to the “Power & Influence Top 50 2016” by The NonProfit Times. The list, in its 19th year, annually honors the nonprofit sector’s most influential leaders. This recognition is an organizational milestone that recognizes the achievements that Scott and Atlas Corps have made within the sector through the innovative use of long-term professional exchange. It is a recognition especially significant as Atlas Corps celebrates 10 years in 2016. Read more here.
“An Assault on Love”
Read this inspiring blog on The Huffington Post by Atlas Corps Board Member & Executive Vice President of the John D. Evans Foundation, Steve Wozencraft, about the necessity of gun control in U.S. Read more here.
“Atlas Corps Alumna Esther Pinnock – A Strong Social Advocate”
Esther Pinnock (Jamaica, Class 11, Host: Atlas Corps) is the most recent returnee from the Atlas Corps Program, where she served as an Atlas Corps Fellow with primary responsibility for communications engagement. Through the Atlas Corps program, Esther recognized the potency of organized advocacy. She saw firsthand how change can be truly effected within a society through planned, peaceful and knowledge driven expression of discontent. Read more here.
“Fifty Innovative Nonprofit Leaders Convene at American Express Annual Leadership Academy Alumni Summit”
Atlas Corps is proud of partnered again with American Express for the “American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit 2016.” What an amazing & inspiring experience on Social Purpose Leadership! Read more here.
“Atlas Corps Named Top 5 “Fellowships to Jumpstart your Changemaking Journey”
The writer and social entrepreneur, Alex Budak, featured Atlas Corps on the prestigious website The Huffington Post as one of the best “fellowships to jumpstart your changemaking.” Read more here.
“Putting the EVP to Work: Multiplying the Impact of Youth Change Makers”
Atlas Corps Fellowship offers full funding for training programs in civil society, non-profit, and for-profit enterprises, and it exposes the fellows to cutting edge best practices, while incorporating the participants into perhaps the most important network of their lives. Read more here.
“Advancing Development of Civil Society through Professional Exchange”
Excellent Recap of the Atlas Corps annual event at U.S. Department of State by Farhad Jarral our Fellow from Pakistan, serving at Creative Science Labs. Read more here.
“Jamaica increases its presence among White House Emerging Global Leaders Initiative-Atlas Corps”
Atlas Corps Fellow Anna-Kim Robinson (Jamaica, Host: Heartland Alliance International) is one of Jamaica’s recipients of the prestigious White House Emerging Global Leaders Initiative-Atlas Corps (“EGLI-Atlas Corps”) Fellowship. The program brings emerging leaders from around the world to the United States for a 9-18 month professional placement with an American non-profit organization. Read more here.
“Atlas Corps Fellow Shares Insights on First Major Winter Storm”
Atlas Corps Fellow Muhyi Eldeen Salih (Sudan, Host: Community Options) made the most of being stranded during this winter storm. His experience is shared in this Wall Street Journal article. Read more here.
“Ghanaian Social Entrepreneur attends World Bank and IMF meetings in Peru” (Modern Ghana)
Ghana’s first Atlas Corps Fellow and Co-founder of the Centre for Social Innovations, Yaw Adu-Gyamfi has been invited by the International Monetary Fund-IMF to attend this year’s annual meetings of the fund and the World Bank Group in Lima, Peru, during October 5-11, 2015. Read more here.
“From a weak democracy in Islamabad, to denial of democracy in Washington, D.C.”
It has been only a week since I flew from Pakistan and landed at Dulles International Airport ready to begin my year-long Atlas Corps fellowship at Creative Science Labs in Washington, DC. It was my first time travelling outside of Pakistan and I can still remember how excited I was as I packed the last of my cheddars — traditional shawls — into my suitcase.Read more here.
“U.S. Embassy in Jamaica provides unique professional exchange opportunity” (South Florida Caribbean News)
The U. S. Embassy in Jamaica in partnership with Atlas Corps and with support from the U.S. State Department continues to provide unique opportunities for growth and professional exchange for many across the island. This article features Atlas Corps Class 19 Fellows Alecia Maragh (Jamaica, Host: ChildFund International). Read more here.
“In the ‘reverse Peace Corps,’ future leaders from abroad hone their skills” (Washington Post, Washington, DC)
The Washington Post highlights the dynamic Atlas Corps network and captures the culture that drives this global community. The article features Fellow Monica Aznar Diaz (Spain, Host: Miriam’s Kitchen) who applies her social work skills to street outreach in Washington, DC. Read more here.
“Remmy sets out to jump-start the youth” (The Observer, Uganda)
Atlas Corps Alumna Rehema Namukose (Uganda, Class 14, Host: Women Deliver) transferred the knowledge gained during the Fellowship into transforming the lives of Ugandan youth. Rehema currently leads the Youth Mentorship Initiative (YMI), a youth development organization to empower individuals. Read more here.
“Entrepreneurship in Unexpected Places: An Interview with Vithika Yadav of Love Matters” (Huffington Post)
Atlas Corps Alumna Vithika Yadav (India, Class 1, Host: Free the Slaves) is featured in this post from Carrie Rich, Co-Founder and CEO of Atlas Corps Host Organization The Global Good Fund. Carrie highlights the success of Vithika as a women in entrepreneurship. Read more here.
“My Leadership Develpment at Meridian” (Blog, Meridian International Center)
Atlas Corps Alumna Hajira Khan (Pakistan, Class 13, Host: Meridian International Center) reflects on her Fellowship and how it influenced her professional career. Read more here.
“HRC President Speaks to International Non-profit Leaders” (Blog, Human Rights Campaign)
Ernesto Zelayandia (HRC Global Fellow) highlights Atlas Corps Fellows’ experience after HRC President Chad Griffin’s inspiring talk at the Global Leadership Lab. HRC Global is a longtime partner with Atlas Corps that develops young leaders in non-profit sector through professional fellowship program. Read more here.
“What After Democracy’s Survival in Tunisia?” (The Sunday Sentinel, United Kingdom)
Hiba Safi (Tunisia, Class 17, Host: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy) gives insight into the opportunities and barriers on the path to sustain democracy in Tunisia. This article was published on IndraStra and Sunday Sentinel. Read more here.
“Atlas Corps Featured in Independent Sector Newsletter” (Independent Sector)
Independent Sector, the leadership network for nonprofits, foundations, and corporations committed to advancing the common good, recently featured the launch of the Emerging Global Leadership Initiative-Atlas Corps Fellowship. The initiative is a partnership between Atlas Corps and the U.S. Department of State as part of the White House’s “Stand with Civil Society” Agenda. Read more here.
“Developing Future Civil Society Leaders Around the World” (DipNote, U.S. Department of State)
The U.S. Department of State highlights Atlas Corps partnership on DipNote – the official blog of the State Department. Post written by Robin Lerner, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Read more here.
“These Young NGO Leaders Bring Depth of Experience to US Nonprofits”
Nonprofit Quarterly highlights the unique experience and perspectives of Atlas Corps Fellows, featuring Fellows from India, Pakistan, and South Sudan. As the article states, “there’s another dimension of learning to be gleaned from the Atlas Corps fellows: their motivations and intentions for being in the nonprofit sector. Talking to a handful of fellows, mostly from the current class about their expectations of this year’s assignments, a number of themes emerge that might surprise.” Read more here. Read more here.
“Atlas Corps Leverages Global Exchange to Redistribute Opportunity”
Scott Beale shares how the Atlas Corps model is connecting talent to opportunity to positively impact our world. The piece is featured on The New Global Citizen, an initiative of Host Organization Pyxera Global. Read more here.
“8 Social Good Changemakers to Watch”
Scott Beale is highlighted as a “changemaker to watch” from Craig Newmark, founder of CraigsList. The list highlights social good changemakers who have their boots on the ground creating real change. They are disruptors, they’re inspirational, and they’re the real deal. Read more here.
“Modern Family – Service Is In Our DNA”
Abby Flottemesch (Chief Engagement and Development Officer/USA, Class 2, Host: Fundacion Saldarriaga Concha) reflects on the service year from her experience as an Alumna of Atlas Corps and AmeriCorps. Read more here.
“STEM Mentoring: I’m In. Now How Do I Find My Mentee?”
Justin Miteng (South Sudan, Class 15, Host: STEMConnector) co-wrote this article on finding mentors to foster the engagement of twomen and minorities in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Read more here.
“AfricanDevBoss: Young leaders strengthens institutions in Africa through a fellowship program” (African Dev Jobs)
Fellow Gbenga Ogunjimi (Nigeria, Class 8, Host: Atlas Corps) shows his Atlas Corps experience through his commitment to service and leadership development is at the heart of his organization, LDI Africa.
“Filmmaker Revives Sudan’s Movie Industry” (Voice of America)
Fellow May Abdelnasir (Sudan, Class 13, Host: Voice of America) reports on the independent filmmakers in Sudan, including the launch of the Sudan International Film Festival. Read more here.
“Fellow Featured at UN Media for Social Impact Summit 2014” Atlas Corps Fellows serving at the PVBLIC Foundation, Souad Idris (Sudan) and Taha Sharif (Sudan), participated in the recent Media for Social Impact Summit organized by the United Nations Office for Partnerships & PVBLIC Foundation. Read more here.
“Youth Quietly Fight Stereotypes of Gay Kenyans” Jane Wothaya interviewed by Nabeel Biajo on Rising African Stars- VOA (Wothaja and Biajo are both Atlas Corps Fellows). Read more here.
“Justice and accountability are the missing ingredient in South Sudan” by Maiwen Dot Pheot (Atlas Corps Fellow Class 14, South Sudan, Host: The Enough Project)
Opinion piece that depicts the need for developing a credible and robust legal system in South Sudan. Read more here.
“AmeriCorps: 20 Years, 800K Volunteers, 1B Hours of Service” – featuring Abby Flottemesch (Chief Development & Engagement Office of Atlas Corps and Atlas Corps Class 2 Alumna) Read more here.
New York Times
“Announcing the 2013 American Express NGEN Fellows” – featuring Abby Flottemesch (Chief Development & Engagement Office of Atlas Corps and Atlas Corps Class 2 Alumna) Read more here.
WorldView Magazine (National Peace Corps Association)
“The Reverse peace Corps” – by Scott Beale (Founder and CEO of Atlas Corps) Read more here.
“How Study and Volunteer Work in the UK Lead to International Experience” – by Tokunbo Koiki (United Kingdom, Class 13, Host: Miriam’s Kitchen)”
Association of Women in Business (AWiB)
“Real Empowerment of Young People at the Work Place” -by Melat Tekletsadik (Atlas Corps Fellow Class 7, Ethiopia, Host: Global Kids)” Read more here.
Georgetown University (Georgetown College)
“Working for the World” Read more here.
The Jamestown Foundation
“China-Uganda Relations: Closer is Not Necessarily Better” -by Eva Baguma (Atlas Corps Fellow Class 7, Uganda, Host: Ashoka) and Kenneth Allen” Read more here.
GOOD (September 2012)
“Insanity at the 2012 Nexus Global Youth Summit,” by Michael Solis (USA, Atlas Corps Fellow serving at Ahmsa)” Read more here.
The Express Tribune (September 2012)
“Two Pakistani women feature on ‘foreign policy leaders’ list” Read more here.
GOOD (August 2012)
“Educating the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders,” by Scott Beale, Atlas Corps Founder & CEO Read more here.
ChangeNotes (National Conference on Volunteering and Service, June 2012)
Points of Light convened the 2012 National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Chicago, bringing together more than 5,000 civic leaders to gather, share stories and best practices. During the Opening Session, Points of Light CEO Michelle Nunn celebrated global service innovators including Atlas Corps Founder and CEO Scott Beale. Read more here.
NEXTforWomen (April 2012)
“How One Woman Revived the Y…In Ethiopia!” -interview featuring Melat Tekletsadik (Class 6, Ethiopia)”
Leyte Samar Daily Express (March 2012)
“Son of Calbayog Joins Prestigious International Group” Read more here.
World Economic Forum (January 5, 2012)
“Talent Mobility Good Practices – Collaboration at the Core of Driving Economic Growth.”
Torch & Trefoil (Winter 2011)
“Increasing the Exchange Rate: Brother Scott Beale’s Impact Goes Beyond U.S. Borders” Read more here.
Forbes (December 19, 2011)
“Atlas Corps selected to be a feature organization in this year’s Catalogue for Philanthropy, after passing a rigorous evaluation and financial review process.” Read more here.
Catalogue for Philanthropy 2011
“Atlas Corps selected to be a feature organization in this year’s Catalogue for Philanthropy, after passing a rigorous evaluation and financial review process.” Read more here.
“The $13,000 CEO: Nonprofit founder Scott Beale doesn’t want a lot of money; he wants a better world.” Read more here.
Top 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders, Diplomatic Courier Magazine
“Katia Dantas (Brazil, Class 3): Policy Director for the Latin America & Caribbean International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC) describes the impact on foreign policy you have made in your current/past jobs.” Read more here.
“Pinky Pradhan (India, Class 3): Atlas Corps Fellow and Founder We Care Describe the impact on foreign policy you have made in your current/past jobs.” Read more here.
The Nonprofit Quarterly (August 2011)
“Egyptian Women Comment on US Civil Society: An Interview with Rick Cohen” Read more here.
C-SPAN, Washington Journal (April 2011)
Mirette Bahgat & May Kosba, Atlas Corps, Fellows discuss their work in Egypt, the political climate & revolution in the country, the state of the economy, as well as what they hope to gain from their experience in the U.S. On Thursday, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces backed a measure that makes protests & strikes illegal in Egypt.
Mirette Bahgat (Class 6, Egypt)
“Coptic Christians in Egypt: Standing at the Crossroads” (May 2011) Read more here.
“Surviving Between Two Cultures” (March 2011) Read more here.
Atlas Corps Founder & CEO, Scott Beale, Honored as Model Citizen Diplomat by the U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy”
Atlas Corps Founder & CEO, Scott Beale, Honored with EXCEL Award by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement Read more here.
Nonprofit Service Enterprise: Research conducted by Deloitte Consulting LLP (April 2010)
“In order to validate and refine the definition of a nonprofit service enterprise, this team conducted a series of interviews with eight exemplary nonprofit organizations. Interviews focused on the nonprofits’ volunteer management processes and programs. The purpose of this research was not to review a statistically relevant sample of nonprofits, but rather to look at high performing organizations to understand why and how they achieve their results.” Read more here.
WORLDVIEW – The Magazine of the National Peace Corps Association (Fall 2010)
“A ‘Reverse Peace Corps’ – Atlas Service Corps finds inspiration in a 50-year-old vision” Read more here.
US International Council on Disabilities (September 2010)
“USICD welcomes Atlas Corps Fellow from Uzbekistan”
The Fundraising Journal (August 2010)
“Case Study: Atlas Corps: Strategy for winning grants”
Refresh Blog (July 2010)
“Grantee Update: Atlas Corps, an International Innovation Incubator”
Bisnow: Associations and Nonprofits Newsletter (June 2010)
“Global Network of Good Guys” Read more here.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy (May 2010)
“Charities Go to Great Lengths for Prizes but May Lose Focus” Read more here.
Parade Magazine (Dec 2009)
“Charities Benefit From Giving Campaign” Read more here.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy (Dec 2009)
Social-Media Contests Bring in Donations and Enthusiastic Supporters Read more here.
U.D. Messenger – Alumni Magazine (Winter 2009)
Leaders Share Skills Across the Globe Read more here.
“Pinky Pradhan Receives Atlas Corps Fellowship” (August 2009)
The Brookings Institution (June 2009)
“International Volunteer Service: A Smart Way to Build Bridges”
Brookings recently released this Global Views policy paper discussing international service and building bridges. Atlas Corps is mentioned and praised repeatedly throughout the article. Read more here.
The Washington Post (March 2009)
“Value Added: The Nonprofit Entrepreneur”
The article is on Scott Beale and the creation of Atlas Corps. It provides a well-rounded and personal image of Scott and his accomplishments. Read more here.
Foreign Service Journal (Nov 2008)
“From the Peace Corps to the Diplomatic Corps, Part II”
The story of the founding of Atlas Corps mentioned in a feature dedicated to comparing Peace Corps and Foreign Service experiences. Read more here.
Volunteering & Social Activism: Pathways for Participation in Human Development (Oct 2008)
October 24, 2008- United Nations Day and World Development Information Day, CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) launched this joint publication. Based on a study undertaken by the 3 organizations, 2007-2008 Atlas Corps Fellow, Vithika Yadav is profiled on pages 10 & 11. Read more here.
El Tiempo Hispano (November, 2006)
“Atlas Corps” Read more here.
Voice of America Urdu: Interview with Atlas Corps Fellow (2015)
Voice of America interviews Younas Chowdry, Atlas Corps Fellow from Pakistan, about Atlas Corps, his Fellowship experience, and his plans for the future. This interview, conducted in Urdu, highlights the organization as well as the Fellow experience. Listen to it here.
Management Systems International Development Podcast: Atlas Corps Health Fellow (2013)
For MSI’s sixth podcast offering, Producer Noah Wilderman had a chance to talk with MSI’s resident Atlas Corps Global Health Fellow and native Zimbabwean, Luckmore Jalisi. They talked about the Atlas Corps Fellowship Program and Luckmore’s background and passion for health issues, especially as they relate to Africa. Listen to it here.
Nexus Features Atlas Corps Founder & CEO
Scott Beale, Atlas Corps Founder & CEO, share insight into the making of Atlas Corps and current organizational activities as part of the 2015 Nexus Global Youth Summit. Watch online here.
Atlas Corps Think Tank LINKS Fellow Shares Perspective on Libyan Civil Society
Mahmoud Bader (Libya, Class 14, Host: Project on Middle East Democracy) is a co-founder of the Libyan civil society organization H2O that was established in 2011 during the Libyan revaluation to help raise public awareness and participation in the political and democratic transitional phase. In his early work with H20, Mahmoud created a project called “eye on the congress” which started with the launch of the GNC in 2012. the objective of this project is to observe the functionality of the GNC. The talk was part of the third annual AMENDS Summit at Stanford University. AMENDS is a student initiative that brings together the most promising youth change agents from across the Middle East, North Africa, and United States to learn from each other, connect with global leaders and resources, and share, through TED style talks, their ideas and experiences with the world. Watch online here.
Senator Harris Wofford Inspires during Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab (May 2014) Hear the history of Atlas Corps and the 50-year future of our organization. This can only be told so clearly by Harris Wofford, one of the architects of the Peace Corps and a great force for social good in the world. He calls Atlas Corps one “what the founder of the Peace Corps very much had in mind as the next stage of the Peace Corps – to make it reciprocal.” and says he that AtlasCorps should be 10,000 people strong. Watch online here.
Ignite The Youth Features Atlas Corps Fellow, Kate Kiama (Kenya, Class 14, Host: The Nike Foundation) on empowering young women. Watch online here.
Voice of America Features Atlas Corps Fellow Lukudu William (Sudan, Class 13, Host: National Endowment for Democracy) on Youth’s Role in South Sudan. VOA’s Vincent Makori talks to Lukudu William, Atlas Corps Fellow, about the events happening in his country, youth and their responsability in nation building (minute 2:14). Watch online here.
TEDx The Hague features Atlas Corps Fellow Vithika Yadav (India, Class 1) Stop Sexual Violence in India – Talk about Sex. Watch online here.
Voice of America Features Atlas Corps Fellows During “Africa Through Our Eyes” Discussion VOA’s Ndimyake Mwakalyelye reports on the effectiveness of aid for Africa’s development that has generated a lot of discussion over the years. Watch online here.
Kuch Khaas (Pakistan) Shares an Evening with Atlas Corps Fellows and Founder, Scott Beale Atlas Corps Founder and CEO, Scott Beale, along with Atlas Corps Pakistani Alumni, Masoora Ali and Shamila Keyani, discuss the value of global service. Watch online here.
IBM THINK Booth | Scott Beale Of Atlas Corps Discusses Leadership Skills & Values At IBM’s THINK Forum in New York City, Scott Beale, Founder & CEO of the non-profit Atlas Corps, discusses leadership skills that non-profits and the private sector can learn from each other. He encourages the private sector to instill strong leadership values and non-profits to harness information management and analytics. Watch online here.
Population Action International: Film Screening “Weather Changing”
Esther Kelechi Agbarakwe (Class 7, Nigeria) shares her thoughts during the screening of “Weather Changing.” The film, produced by Population Action International (PAI), explores the devastating impacts of climate change on the lives of women in developing countries through personal stories from Ethiopia, Nepal, and Peru. Watch online here.
“The Special Sauce for Winning Online Challenges”
The Case Foundation interviewed Scott Beale on why he is so successful at winning online challenges. Scott is featured in minutes 30-60. Watch online here.
RCN (August 2007)
Colombia’s largest television station, RCN, profiled Atlas Corps and our Colombian Fellows. Watch the video in Spanish here.
Introduction to Atlas Corps (October 2006) Watch online here.