The fourth annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit brought 72 emerging social purpose leaders together with representatives from the American Express Leadership Academy partners for continued professional development, relationship-building, and collaboration.
This year's summit featured a special livestream conversation featuring Angela Fernandez, Esq., Executive Director of the Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights and Dan Parks, Managing Editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. They discussed leadership in times of transition, and how our sector can be effective under current conditions. We invite you to watch and share the recording:
The annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit is presented in partnership with Atlas Corps, a nonprofit organization focused on developing leaders, strengthening organizations and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship for skilled professionals. Since 2006, Atlas Corps has engaged more than 600 global leaders from 88 countries in long-term service at more than 220 Host Organizations in the United States, Colombia, and Australia.. More details at www.atlascorps.org.
About American Express’ Leadership Initiatives
One of American Express’ three philanthropic platforms is Developing New Leaders
for Tomorrow. Under this giving initiative, which recognizes the significance of
strong leadership in the nonprofit and social purpose sectors, American Express
makes grants focused on training high potential emerging leaders to tackle important
issues in the 21st century. More than 125,000 emerging nonprofit and social sector
leaders worldwide have benefitted from
American Express leadership programs, including
the American Express Leadership Academy among others.
American Express Leadership Academy Partners
From 2008 to 2020, we hosted more than 160 Leadership Academy programs around the world,
training more than 5,400 nonprofit and social purpose leadersClick on a partner below or
visit our Partners page to learn more.