An intensive, 12-week leadership experience that equips students worldwide with powerful skills for a lifetime of social impact. Designed as a 5-7 hour per week commitment, the Academy adds an enriching layer of purpose to high school, college, travel, or work.
A deep, 8-month immersion where students live alongside the global majority in Brazil, Ecuador or India and develop the insights, skills, and network to become the leaders our world needs. Fellows build language fluency, develop resilience, and become part of a community a world away from home.
Brandon Richards is passionate about theater, social justice, and human connection. His goals are to learn Hindi, form a close bond with his host family and community, say yes to every opportunity, write as much as he can about his experience, and embrace this new way of life and independence. One of his favorite quotes is, "The open-hearted will inherit the earth." - Jeff Brown.