Are you ready to build a new path forward, together?

You could be one of 24 emerging social purpose leaders selected to attend the American Express Leadership Academy’s four-day Converge Academy in New York, New York.

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What is Converge?

The Converge Academy is an opportunity for 24 social justice leaders based in the United States, to attend a four-day American Express Leadership Academy provided by the Center for Creative Leadership. Participants, selected by a panel of judges, will receive a full scholarship to attend the Academy in New York City, November 7-11, 2021.

What other leaders are saying:

The American Express Leadership Academy helps leaders build on their own strengths, expand networks, and explore solutions for their work, their teams, and our world.

Terrell A Blount,

Director, Formerly Incarcerated College Graduates Network

Mitchel M Wu,

Director, CPC

Irini Albanti,

Dana Farber

Kevin Hinton,

Beacon House

24 Leaders, selected by a panel of judges, will receive a full scholarship to attend the Converge Academy. Open to social justice leaders based in the United States. (Note: This includes lodging, meals and materials but does not include travel to/from the hotel in New York; we encourage organizations to cover that for selected leaders.)

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Deadline to apply is June 4, 2021:

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About the American Express Leadership Academy

Founded in 2008, the American Express Leadership Academy builds the personal, business and leadership skills of emerging nonprofit and social purpose leaders through multi-day, in-person trainings. The initiative has grown to a global program, training world-class leaders who work in the areas of social justice, education, the arts, health, the environment, and more. From 2008 to 2020, we hosted more than 160 Leadership Academy programs around the world, training more than 5,400 nonprofit and social purpose leaders. Learn more.